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Posted on September 8, 2023


Position: Therapist
Status: Full-time, salaried, exempt
Salary Range: $60,000 – $80,000
Location: Uinta Academy

Why Choose Us:

Join our passionate team at Uinta Academy as a Therapist and make a lasting impact on young lives. Empower students and their families on a transformative healing journey through your clinical expertise.

Role Overview:

As a Therapist, you’ll play a pivotal role in providing clinical therapy services to our students. Your focus on psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, individual therapy, family therapy, parenting classes, and group therapy will create a supportive environment for growth and healing.


Your growth matters. We provide training in Employee Orientation, required professional continuing education credits, and CPR/First Aid Certification.


Under the guidance of the Clinical Director, you’ll work approximately 40-50 hours per week, dedicating 75% of your time to providing clinical services to your clients. Your responsibilities include:

  • Conducting thorough psychosocial assessments gathering data to understand clients’ personal, developmental, and emotional history.
  • Crafting initial and master treatment plans for each client, outlining goals, strategies, and discharge plans.
  • Offering individual therapy sessions twice weekly for each assigned client and crisis assessment when required.
  • Conducting weekly family therapy sessions and in-person sessions during parental visits.
  • Facilitating psycho-educational or process group therapy sessions as assigned.
  • Maintaining communication with referral sources providing updates and incident reports.
  • Writing reports, recommendations, and discharge summaries.
  • Participating in treatment planning and clinical staffing meetings.
  • Coordinating parent weekend visits and student home visits.
  • Responding to crises during weekends and holidays as assigned.
  • Fostering relationships with parents, referral agencies, and program stakeholders.
  • Demonstrating sound judgment and emotional stability, upholding the mission and protocols of Uinta Academy.
  • Engaging in academy-wide social activities with students and staff.
  • Observing equine therapy sessions and processing observations with students.
  • Collaborating with the team to research, plan, and coordinate parent seminar topics and activities.
  • Ensuring consistent public relations and communication.
  • Handling other duties as assigned.


We’re seeking an applicant with:

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in clinical social work, clinical psychology, licensed professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of individual, group, and family therapy intervention techniques for adolescents and their families.
  • Basic understanding of educational, psychological, family, and social work systems in a clinical context.
  • Skills in treatment plan development, charting, progress notes, and documentation.
  • Ability to pass a background criminal investigation and obtain CPR/First Aid certification.