In association with UVU Athletics and Student Health Services, the Sports Mental Health Therapist assesses and implements treatments, such as psychotherapy, to support and help the UVU student athlete population. This position works with other therapists, coaches, athletic trainers, academic advisers, psychiatric providers, and health professionals to support the mental health of the student athletes at UVU. The position develops evidenced based strategies to assist the student athlete population in addressing sports related difficulties including injuries and improving sports-related performance.
PhD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or Mental Health Counseling or Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy.
Candidates with a Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy, will be considered with documented plans to pursue PhD.
PHD in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy. Education and experience in Sports Psychology. Education and experience in providing substance abuse treatment.
Additional Salary Information: UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
About Utah Valley University
UVU is a teaching institution where students learn, do and become. With nearly 32,000 students, UVU is now the largest institution of higher learning in Utah. As a teaching institution that educates more Utahns than any other university, UVU's primary focus is on student success--the academic, professional and personal success of its students. UVU officially became a NCAA Division I institution in 2009. The Wolverines have achieved great success in the WAC and with the addition of Men’s Soccer in 2014, UVU will compete in 16 different sports at the Division I level.