Outcomes and Careers

Since 1971, the Department of Counseling has graduated and placed more than 750 outstanding counselors now working in a wide range of counseling settings throughout the world. Graduates from the Department work in diverse environments, including schools, community mental health agencies, residential treatment facilities, hospitals, private practice, and federal, state, and local government agencies. Specialty areas are also diverse and include play therapy, addictions counseling, vocational rehabilitation, and functional behavioral assessment, as well as individual, family, couples, and group counseling. In addition to traditional counseling roles, graduates also use their skills to work as educators, researchers, consultants, and advocates.

The Department has established student learning outcomes (SLOs) for the MA degree programs. The SLOs are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (Download Acrobat Reader).


Counseling-Related Job Postings

[Please note: These postings are included as a service to our graduates and the communities they serve.  By posting these job vacancies, the Department of Counseling is not endorsing the positions, agencies, or other entities.  Interested persons should contact the person/group shown in the posting.  Please do not contact the Department of Counseling regarding for information on specific listings.]

Utah: Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Taylorsville, Utah, is seeking applicants for a full-time Case Manager position, 40 hours per week, starting range at $18.38-$24.59/hour, with full state benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plan, vacation, sick and holiday leave, etc.

The person in this position will provide case management services to individuals who are Deaf and hard of hearing most often in one-on-one settings (perform needs assessments, crisis intervention, create service plans, make referrals, provide follow up support, maintain confidentiality), coordinate with outside agencies to obtain needed accommodations and coordinate service delivery, network to develop community partnerships, provide workshops, as well as to identify systems needs, develop policy and advocate for systems change. Requirements are a Bachelors or Masters degree in a human service related field, ASL fluency and knowledge of Deaf culture, and professional experience in a similar capacity. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to obtain qualifying licensure.

For full list of requirements, job description, benefits, supplemental information, and to apply for the position, please visit the DSDHH Case Manager announcement: https://statejobs.utah.gov

Applications will be accepted until March 12, 2014 11:59 PM (Mountain Standard Time).

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