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Adolescent Treatment Program Therapist

Adolescent Treatment Program Therapist

Full-Time & In-Person



New Beginnings Behavioral Health is a dynamic and collaborative adolescent mental health organization that exists to provide structured therapeutic programs for adolescent and teens children 11-17 years old suffering from severe emotional disturbance(s), including depression, anxiety, suicidality, etc. Within our Residential Treatment, Day Treatment, and Intensive Outpatient treatment programs we strive to provide our clients with the tools to cope more effectively while on their journey towards mental wellness.


Therapists shall have primary responsibility for coordinating all mental health treatment services for clients of the New Beginnings Residential and Day Treatment Programs and Intensive Outpatient Programs.  Therapists will act in accordance with policies, procedures and protocols established by Utah's standards of practice and licensure. Therapists are responsible for implementing therapeutic treatment plans, assessing problems, and determining appropriate types and methods of treatment, and implementing intervention methodologies. In addition, therapists will act as a program consultant to staff members with or without professional training. 


Therapists, under the direction of the Clinical and Medical Supervisor will direct in the assessment, planning, arranging, and implementing of psychosocial programs. Therapists are responsible for the content of education and counseling programs for both individual clients or groups of clients and the families of New Beginnings clients. Therapists perform short term counseling and crisis intervention as necessary and prepare psychosocial educational materials as needed or required for group therapy. Therapists coordinate with clinical professionals, health educators, community health and other mental health providers in the provision of mental health services to New Beginnings clients. Therapists provide referrals for services needed and coordinate with other organizational entities involved in psychosocial and mental health services for discharge planning.  Therapists use clinical assessments and scales to obtain a more accurate picture of the client's emotional and psychological state.  Therapists provide in-service presentations to staff as needed or required. Therapists will provide the necessary clinical mental health services to patients in various the New Beginnings treatment programs.


Candidates must be a licensed mental health clinician in the state of Utah with a confirmed master’s degree from an accredited College or university.  Candidates must have minimum 2 year’s experience in mental health treatment, with mental health residential treatment experience being preferred.  Candidates must be a self-starter, capable of managing a client case load and clinical paperwork efficiently. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus. Therapists should have familiarity with multicultural groups, previous work experience in a multicultural setting also a plus. Therapists must be proficient with various forms of technology, to include but not limited to cell phones, EHR systems, online databases, etc.  Therapist candidates must be efficient with time and able to adhere to established clinical timeframes.


  • Therapist must have great communication skills - both oral and written.
  • Therapist must be able to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner with a variety of clients
  • Therapist should possess the ability to establish a rapport with clients while maintaining appropriate boundaries.
  • Therapist should establish and maintain rapport with staff in a stressful environment.
  • Therapist must be a team player


  • Active clinical license issued by Utah DOPL
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Utah DHS background clearance
  • Valid driver license
  • Reliable means of transportation to and from work daily


Upon 6 months of successful employment the following benefits will be provided:

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Clinical Supervision
  • 14 days paid vacation (non-accruing)
  • 14 days paid sick leave (non-accruing)
  • All state and federal holidays off and paid


Salary: $58,000.00 to $65,000.00


  • Utah DOPL License (Required)
  • CPR Certification (Required)

Work Location:  217 E. Scenic Peak Cove, Draper Utah 84020

Please send seen current employment resume to Femia Pittman at

Contact Femia Pittman at 801-282-6953 Ext. 101 for additional details.

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Last Updated: 3/13/23