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Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Draper, Utah

Thrive Therapy is a brand new mental health counseling private practice located in the Salt Lake Valley. Our mission is to provide a sanctuary for individuals seeking support and our team of compassionate and qualified therapists is dedicated to fostering a space where clients can process emotions and difficulties, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, OCD, and addiction. What sets us apart is our commitment to personalized care. Our therapists tailor our therapeutic interventions according to the individual needs of each client to facilitate their growth and resilience. Because we are new, this is an excellent opportunity for you to leave your fingerprint on a practice and help shape the practices and culture of Thrive Therapy. Thrive Therapy is committed not only to improving client quality of life but our providers' quality of life as well. Our goal is to create a professional and safe environment for you to do what you do best, connect with individuals who are struggling and are searching for hope and healing, without having to worry about bookkeeping, scheduling, marketing, office space leasing, and all the other management headaches. 

In addition to being a part of a collaborative and supportive work environment, we offer: 

- Full-service, modern office space, and practice management
- Growth opportunities
- Continuing education assistance
- Accreditation with insurance companies 

Role Description This full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker role is hybrid, meaning it is located in Draper, UT but some work from home is acceptable when doing virtual visits with clients. The day-to-day tasks associated with this role include providing mental health counseling to individuals and groups, assessing patients to determine their needs, developing treatment plans, and assisting patients in obtaining community services. Additionally, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for conducting psychotherapy, providing case management to patients, and collaborating with other professionals to assess and coordinate patient care. 

- Conduct patient assessments to determine mental health needs, and develop treatment plans
- Make appropriate diagnoses within the scope of practice
- Provide crisis intervention and support to individuals experiencing acute mental health episodes
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, patients, and their families
- Ability to provide a safe and supportive therapeutic environment 

- Master's Degree in Social Work, current License to practice as LCSW, and state licensure
- Passion for continued learning with a commitment to stay current with new therapeutic modalities and professional practices.
- Facilitate group therapy sessions to promote peer support and skill-building
- Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to coordinate care and ensure holistic treatment
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records in compliance with legal and ethical standards
- Participate in clinic community outreach activities
- Utilize evidence-based therapies, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, EMDR, and trauma-informed practices to address patient needs 

- Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Masters degree or higher
- Previous experience in social work, counseling, or other related fields
- Compassionate and caring demeanor
- Ability to build rapport with clients
- Strong collaborative qualities
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

To apply, please send an email to

Family Crimes Intervention Domestic Violence Therapist

Job Description: 

Under the general supervision of a Police Lieutenant and/or Family Crimes Unit Coordinator, serve as the Domestic Violence Therapist to the Police Department working with children and adults who have been victims of domestic violence and their families, coordinating services, and assisting individuals through the court process. 

***20 hours per week 

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• Perform intakes and assessments to determine appropriate type and level of intervention needed. 
• Develop and track individual and family treatment or crisis plans to address needs of youth and families and monitor their progress. 
• Provide direct clinical services including crisis intervention, short term individual, family and group counseling, domestic violence treatment according to assignment. 
Coordinate and link families with other community resources by making appropriate referrals, consulting and collaborating with other allied agencies such as Juvenile Court, Sandy City Family Violence Court/ Justice Court, Attorney General, Guardian Ad Litem, DCFS, Mental Health and private providers. 
• Complete all case recording and required reports in the appropriate format and according to agency guidelines and policy as well as close and/or transfer all cases within agency policy and program guidelines. 
• Provide information to clients, agencies, and colleagues regarding confidentiality requirements for direct clinical services being provided. 
• Provide follow up services for victim advocate referred cases that are not grant related cases such as: suicidal concerns (teens and adults, especially if there is a history) family-related concerns, youth with mental health concerns, etc. where parents/families might need additional resources. 
• Develop and maintain client files, monthly statistical data, and communication materials. 
• Prepare victims/survivors of crime to both attend court and testify in court. 
• Attend court hearings and other required meetings on behalf of clients. 
• Provide on-scene crisis intervention therapy and support in mass casualty/crisis situations. 

Marginal Duties: 
• Attend trainings as needed to stay trauma informed and remain up to date with the position’s duties. 
• Participate in public awareness events concerning victims of crime, mental health, and other related issues. 
• Attend multi-disciplinary team meetings as needed. 
• Perform other duties as assigned. 

• High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, professional counseling or related field. 
• Some Domestic Violence Counseling experience strongly preferred. 
• Must be certified and clinically licensed OR a Clinical Social Worker (CSW), Certified Professional Counselor Intern (CPCI) or Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI) within three months of obtaining licensure (with a supervisor willing to continue supervision once hired) in one of the following: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or other equivalent. Must also maintain licensure by following all of the NASW (National Association of Social Work) guidelines and complete 40 hours of continuing education for each two-year cycle. Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s License. 

Knowledge of: Social casework principles; family therapy methods, principles and techniques; individual therapy methods, principles and techniques; crisis intervention theory and techniques; human development, behavior and adolescent development principles; domestic violence dynamics, resources and basic laws; emotional, personality and substance abuse disorders; public relations and communication skills; community resources and agencies; correct English usage, spelling, vocabulary and principles of basic computer use. 

Responsibility for: Great responsibility for making decisions which may impact the activities and lives of juveniles and their families; the use of discretion and independent judgment; complying with codes of professional ethics; strictly follow agency policies, procedures and code of conduct; working credibly with confidential records and information. 

Communication Skills: Regular and frequent contact with persons in difficult situations requiring tact and judgment to deal with and influence people; actively listen and give full attention to what other people are saying; talk to others and convey information effectively; deal well with upset and irate people and maintain a level of patience and empathy; public speaking skills strongly preferred. Tool, Machine, Equipment Operation: Regular use of telephone, copy machine, fax machine and computer. 

Analytical Ability: Prioritize tasks; establish effective working relationships with employees and the public; using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems; bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences. 

NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online at If you don’t have access to a computer you can visit Sandy City Human Resources office to apply at 10000 Centennial Parkway, Suite 310 (10000 S. 170 W) Sandy Utah. Sandy City will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the examination and selection process. 

Sandy City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, protected veteran’s status or other classes protected by applicable federal, state and local employment law. In addition, it is the City’s policy not to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. 

If you have special needs or questions, please call 801-568-7151. Sandy City is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must pass drug test before hire. If the position is a step position, it may be filled at a lower level. Company Description Sandy City is located in beautiful Salt Lake County, Utah. 

Our walkable and transit-oriented city center called "The Cairns" connects mountain adventure with an active urban lifestyle. With a bustling city arts and entertainment scene, world-class mountain skiing and summer recreation, a strong network of trails and outdoor public spaces, and unsurpassed shopping and dining, Sandy City is a destination location like no other! With low property taxes, a low crime rate, great job availability, a highly-rated school system, and excellent entertainment and recreation options, Sandy City is a great place to live and work. If you think you are ready to be a part of our community, then we encourage you to continue with this job application! 

• 457 Retirement Account 
• Employee Assistance Program 
• No Social Security Deductions

Assistant Professor of Social Work in Family Life and Human Development

The Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education and Human Development is seeking a dynamic, highly qualified educator who can teach undergraduate social work classes in the Family Life and Human Development department. 

Potential opportunity exists for this position to include future work in developing a Masters in Social Work program and to teach at the graduate level. 

This is a full-time, 9-month faculty position with excellent benefits and can be filled as either tenure or non-tenure track dependent upon qualifications. 

Review of applicants will begin 30 days from the posting date and continue until the position is filled. 

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Duties and Responsibilities: Teach 4-5 undergraduate courses within Social Work, Human Development, Family Studies, and/or Family Services. The primary focus of this position is teaching and mentoring students. Specific courses to be taught depend on qualifications and expertise and may include: Introduction to Social Work & Family Services Practice Methods in Behavioral Health Case Management in Behavioral Health Child, Family, and Adult Advocacy in Behavioral Health Fostering Family, School, and Community Partnerships Values and Ethics in Family Services Practicum Supervision School Counseling 

Future MSW graduate courses Professional commitment, excellent teaching, scholarly activity, service to the department, college, and university are expected and required for rank advancement and/or tenure considerations. Other assignments as determined by the department chair and dean. 

Required Education and Experience: 

Master's degree in Social Work. Minimum of 2 years of expertise and practical work experience in a clinical setting. Independent licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). 

Preferred Education and Experience: A doctoral degree in Social Work. Applicants with a doctoral degree may be considered for a tenure-track position. Minimum of 5 years of expertise and practical work experience in a clinical setting. Evidence of successful university teaching experience in Social Work, Human Services, or a closely related field. Interest and ability in utilizing and facilitating educational technologies in teaching. Familiarity with online delivery systems. Demonstrated awareness and experience with issues of educational equity and pedagogical inclusion. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience and expertise. In accordance with Utah State Code 53A-3-410, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check. 

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume/Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter Statement of Teaching Philosophy Unofficial Transcripts Contact information for 3 professional references