Requirements for Remote Mental Health Workers (LCSWs & LMFTs) in Utah
Once you earn your license as an LCSW or LMFT in Utah, you can decide which type of position suits you best whether you live in Salt Lake City, Provo, Ogden, Park City, or anywhere else in the state.
If you want to become a remote LCSW or remote LMFT, there are plenty of full-time and part-time virtual work opportunities available in Utah.
Here’s what you should know before applying for a role as a remote mental health therapist:
Work-from-home therapist: Remote therapists can work for any facility or practice in the state, because they don’t need to work on site. As a work-from-home therapist, you’ll conduct virtual sessions with clients using a website, telephone, mobile application, or other virtual media. All therapists can only treat clients in the state in which they are licensed, so a LCSW or LMFT licensed in Utah must only accept clients from that state.
Skills of successful remote therapists: Remote therapists must have exemplary communication and technical skills. You must also be proficient with using the necessary websites, telecommunication platforms, and digital therapy tools.
Necessary documentation: When applying for remote jobs, be sure to update your resume and provide appropriate documentation showing your education and credentials.
Additional training: Telemedicine companies often provide training to educate clinicians on how to use relevant technology and platforms, as well as best practices for good webside manner.
Companies hiring remote LCSWs and LMFTs in Utah often post open positions on job posting sites like Indeed, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn, so this is a great place to start looking for virtual mental health therapy work opportunities.