Valley Mental Health
A leading community partner
(888) 949-4VMH 
Valley Mental Health often seeks volunteers for our programs. Please check back as new volunteer notices will be posted here. For student / Intern placement, please email your request to
with VOLUNTEER Student/ Intern in the subject line with your area of interest listed. It is also helpful to attach a resume, including contact information, to the email. You may call 801-263-7144 for additional information and/or questions.
Requirements to be a Volunteer or a Student / Intern:
Be at least 18 years of age
Complete and clear a Background Screening Annually
Complete a two step tuberculosis test
Attend the Volunteer Orientation Training
Complete a Volunteer packet
Valley Mental Health
Dear Prospective Applicant:
Thank you for your interest in Valley Mental Health as a potential internship site. The attached Psychology Training Handbook for Valley Mental Health describes the programs offered by our agency. As you will note, Valley Mental Health has a number of treatment facilities, and possibilities for training are extensive. Our internship begins on August 1, 2013. We offer three full time positions. The stipend is $21,500.00 and we are fully accredited by APA. The address for the APA's Committee of Accreditation is:
The deadline for applying is November 30, 2012.
Valley Mental Health requires that all applicants use the AAPI Online, which is accessed at APPIC.org, click on AAPI Online. All completed application files e-mailed to Valley Mental Health by the November 30, 2012 deadline will be reviewed and selected applicants will be offered an interview. Our notification process will follow APPIC guidelines. Our psychology internship site will participate in the APPIC Matching Program. You will need to obtain an Applicant Agreement Package from National Matching Services, Inc. (NMS) in order to be eligible. The agreement package may be accessed at www.natmatch.com/psychint. Our program's match number is 160011.
If you don't know much about Salt Lake City, you may be pleasantly surprised. The metropolitan area has a population of more than one million people and offers a number of cultural and recreational activities. Salt Lake City is located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. Several excellent ski areas are within a thirty-minute drive.
We appreciate your interest in our site and wish you luck as you begin the arduous task of interviewing and filling out applications. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding any aspect of our internship program.
Liz McGill, Ph.D.
Chief Psychologist/Director of Psychology Training
Click here for Psychology Training Handbook (PDF)
Valley Mental Health is now accepting applications for professional foster parents.
Valley Mental Health, in collaboration with Utah Foster Care Foundation and DCFS, is seeking additional foster homes. We need foster parents who will work with our experienced professionals, and be persistent in providing high quality care for youth with behavioral challenges. Become part of our first class foster care program. We offer competitive reimbursement, 24/7 professional support, and ongoing training / mentoring.
For questions and information on applying contact Therapeutic Foster Homes at (801)565-6988.
Click here to download an application to be a Therapeutic Foster Parent. The application can then be printed, filled out and faxed to (801)565-6912 or mailed to:
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