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Valley Behavioral 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

Lynette Stevens
Human Resources
Valley Behavioral Health
(801) 263-7190

Psychology Internship Training Prospective Applicant:

Dear Prospective Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in Valley Behavioral Health as a potential internship site. The attached Psychology Training Handbook for Valley Behavioral Health describes the programs offered by our agency. As you will note, Valley Behavioral Health has a number of treatment facilities, and possibilities for training are extensive. Our internship begins on August 1, 2014. 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:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Susan F. Zlotow, Ph.D., Director
  • Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
  • 750 First Street, NE
  • Washington, DC 20002-4242
  • Telephone: (202) 336-5979

The deadline for applying is November 30, 2013.

Valley Behavioral Health requires that all applicants use the AAPI Online, which is accessed at, click on AAPI Online. All completed application files e-mailed to Valley Behavioral Health by the November 30, 2013 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 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)

You Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Youth!

Valley Behavioral Health is now accepting applications for professional foster parents.

Valley Behavioral 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.

We provide Training and Support:

  • Ongoing training and mentoring
  • Therapists assigned as needed to foster children
  • Psychiatric medical provider on staff
  • 24/7 professional support and crisis support available as needed
  • Financial reimbursement is approximately $1,000/child/month
  • Tax-free reimbursement
  • Must be able to pass a background check

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:

  • VMH/Therapeutic Foster Homes
  • 195 West 7200 South
  • Midvale Utah 84047