Full Time or Contract Licensed Therapist at SEDC

Southwest Educational Development Center (SEDC) is hiring a Licensed Therapist, full time with full benefits to work with public school students in the Southwest Region of Utah. The position will perform a variety of professional and technical duties providing services to adolescents with mental health needs. Candidates wishing to work part-time as a contractor will also be considered.

The therapist will provide individual, group and educational services to clients according to their needs and will work closely with other school and community partners to coordinate services. Applicants must have effective interviewing skills and evaluation techniques, knowledge of different modes of psychotherapy, including crisis intervention skills.

Applicants must have a master’s degree and licensed as a LCSW, CMHC or LMFT in the State of Utah and 3-5 years experience working with mental health issues.  It is preferred the therapist has experience with Trauma Informed therapy modalities. The ability to act independently, respond professionally and calmly in crisis situations, communicate effectively verbally and in writing and apply general principles to specific conditions is a must. Experience in keeping documentation current and a current driver’s license with a good driving record is also a must.  Familiarity and experience in working with adolescents and their families as well as coordinating with other providers is preferred.  

Benefits include health insurance, enrollment in Utah Retirement System (URS), paid holidays, sick leave and more. The salary range will be dependent on Clinical License and related experience. 

To apply, go to the SEDC Employment page for an application, complete, attach a resume and deliver to SEDC office via email or USPS. SEDC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Closing date: Open until filled. Contract may begin as early as July 1, 2021 with majority of work starting August 2021.

Job Type: Full-time or Contracted Part-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year

Work Location:  Various locations in Southwest Utah (daily travel required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Schedule: Monday to Friday
Education: Master’s (Required)
License/Certification: Utah license as a LCSW, CMHC, LMFT, or Psychologist (Required)
Work Location: On the road
Work Remotely: No

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people, especially adolescents
  • Dependable —  reliable and prompt for appointments
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Innovative — prefers working on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

For more information contact:

Joe B. Wright- Executive Director
Southwest Educational Development Center
520 W. 800 S. Cedar City, Utah 84720
P: 435-586-2865 F: 435-586-2868