Department of Psychology

Placement Options

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  • SUU Early Intervention - The Early Intervention/Baby Watch program is dedicated to the well-being of young children zero to three and their families.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates - The Guardian ad Litem attorney and CASA volunteer coordinate ideas and plans in a viable partnership to ensure that the needs of a child are met in that child's best interests.
  • Family Support Center of Southwestern Utah - Respite care, visitation exchange, crisis care, parenting classes, etc.
  • SUU Head Start - The overall goal of Head Start is to increase the social competence of young children from low-income families. Social competence takes into account the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of children and leads to effectiveness in dealing with the present environment and future responsibilities in school and life.
  • Iron County Youth Center - Youth crisis center and truancy support program.
  • Iron County School District - School psychology, school counseling, wellness rooms for children K-12, special education services, etc.
  • Cedar Band of the Paiute Tribe - After school programs, tutoring center, general wellness and health.
  • Iron County Children's Justice Center - The Center is designed to help children feel safe and comfortable so that they may begin to deal with the difficult and often frightening issues that surround abuse. The focus and function of the CJC is to reduce the trauma of the child abuse investigation and help the child feel safe to reveal the truth.
  • Silver Spur Therapeutic Riding Center - Silver Spur Therapeutic Riding Center provides quality, professional equine assisted activities for both children and adults with special needs.
  • Iron County 4-H Afterschool Program - Positive afterschool programming for students of all abilities.
  • Gateway Preparatory Academy - Charter school in Enoch, Utah, Special Education services.
  • Ronald McDonald House - Ronald McDonald House Charities is an American independent nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.
  • Switchpoint Community Resources - Homeless shelter, community food pantry, soup kitchen for children and families.
  • Utah Behavior Services - Our team specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders and the treatments that are proven to reach and benefit these special children. Behavior Therapy, or ABA, is a systematic way to teach new behaviors and skills, and decrease undesired behaviors, so that children achieve lasting behavior change and success.
  • CTA Community Supports - We support people with autism as well as other developmental disabilities and mental health needs in various settings.
  • Division of Child and Family Services - Adoption, Child Protective Services, Domestic Violence Services, Foster Care, In-Home Services, Kinship Care, Prevention, Youth Services.
  • Discovery Ranch for Girls - We provide therapy for troubled teens ages 13-17 on a 60-acre campus that’s just ten minutes from Cedar City, Utah. Discovery Ranch for Girls is the perfect therapeutic choice for girls who may be transitioning from wilderness programs or who may require a more intensive residential therapy experience.
  • Iron County School District - School psychology, school counseling, wellness rooms for children K-12.
  • Southwest Utah Youth Center - Justice program for youth offenders.
  • Iron County School District, Special Education
  • Mountain Springs Academy - Therapeutic Boarding School.
  • DCFS Transition to Adult Living (TAL) - Helping adolescents transition from Foster Care to independent living.
  • Turnabout Ranch - Ranch-based residential treatment center in Escalante, Utah.
  • Turning Pointe Family Care - Inpatient treated for adolescent sex offenders.
  • Second Chances - Residential treatment program for adolescent girls, St. George, Utah.
  • Juvenile Probation Services - Youth offender probation and support services.
  • Eagle Ranch Academy - Eagle Ranch Academy is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of troubled teens. Our purpose is to affect the lives of young men and women and their families in a way that creates an attitude of giving rather than taking, and provides a solid foundation for a productive and fulfilling life.
  • Falcon Ridge Ranch - Residential treatment program for adolescent girls in Virgin, Utah.
  • CTA Community Supports - We support people with autism as well as other developmental disabilities and mental health needs in various settings.
  • Southern Utah University CAPS - Counseling Center for SUU Students.
  • Youth Futures - Youth Futures provides safe shelter, collaborative resources, respectful guidance and diverse support to homeless, unaccompanied, runaway and at-risk youth in Northern and Southern Utah.
  • Encircle - Shelter for LGBTQ+ Youth, St. George, Utah.
  • Chrysalis - Group homes for adults with disabilities.
  • Turn Community Services - Day program and residential services for adults with disabilities.
  • Danville Agency - Day program for Adults with disabilities.
  • Iron County Probation and Parole
  • Canyon Creek Women's Crisis Center - Shelter and support for women and families in crisis.
  • Dove Center - Shelter and support for women and families in crisis, St. George, Utah.
  • Oasis House - Day program for adults with mental disorders.
  • Mountain View House - Residential program for adults with mental disorders.
  • Southwest Behavioral Health Center - Comprehensive mental health treatment services.
  • Workforce Services - Unemployment Office and Job Center.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation - We help individuals with disabilities obtain meaningful employment, integrate into the community, improve accessibility in their activities of daily living and determine eligibility for federal disability benefits.
  • Iron County Care and Share - Iron County Care and Share is a local, private non-profit dedicated to providing compassionate assistance and resources to individuals and families in need, offering them opportunities to increase their stability and self-sufficiency.
  • SUU Wellness Center - The SUU Health & Wellness Program strives to promote the physical and emotional well-being of students through comprehensive programming, campus wide events, peer education, the sharing of up-to-date accurate health information and resources, and providing information and support regarding their own or someone else’s health and well-being.
  • Fourpoints Health - Health and wellness services for members of the Paiute Tribe.
  • Brookdale - Residential Care and Rehabilitation Center.
  • Southern Utah Homecare and HospiceSouthern Utah Homecare and Hospice - End of life care.
  • Roots Counseling - Skills coaching with adult clients.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate - The Guardian ad Litem attorney and CASA volunteer coordinate ideas and plans in a viable partnership to ensure that the needs of a child are met in that child's best interests.
  • Iron County Children's Justice Center - The Center is designed to help children feel safe and comfortable so that they may begin to deal with the difficult and often frightening issues that surround abuse. The focus and function of the CJC is to reduce the trauma of the child abuse investigation and help the child feel safe to reveal the truth.
  • Adult Probation and Parole
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation - Internships in local branch offices and in Quantico, Virginia. Applications are accepted in August and September for the following Summer. Successful applicants must be U.S. Citizens, possess a valid driver's license, have no felony conviction record, must not have defaulted on a Federal student loan, must pass an FBI urinalysis drug test, fulfill all child support obligations, file annual income tax returns, pass a rigorous background check, and successfully complete a polygraph examination.
  • Iron County Victim's Advocate - Assesses the immediate needs of victims and provide referrals to community resources so that victims establish a foundation of support.
  • Addict to Athlete - Addict To Athlete is a community support group that helps people who have or are currently battling addiction replace those urges with healthy physical exercise.
  • Horizon House - Residential/Outpatient 12-step based treatment program in Cedar City, Utah.
  • Drug Offender Reform Act - DORA is a state-funded program aimed at shortening the time from conviction to beginning treatment for eligible offenders on probation with a history of substance abuse.
  • Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness - USARA’s mission is to celebrate, advocate, support, and empower people in all stages of addiction recovery through connecting to resources, building community, and raising awareness that long term recovery is possible.
  • Loving Angels - Training program for service dogs. Located in St. George, Utah.
  • Qualtrics - Design, develop, and research survey software, Provo Utah.
  • Adobe - Customer satisfaction and development.
  • Zion's Bank - Corporate psychology.
  • Southwest Utah Public Health - Our mission is to protect the community’s health through the promotion of wellness and the prevention of disease.
  • Zion National Park - Guest services, enhance and support visitor satisfaction.
  • Wildlife Friends Foundation, Thailand - To rescue captive wild animals and rehabilitate them as far as is feasible, allowing them to live the rest of their lives in a safe environment, as close to nature as possible and providing them with the best care possible.
  • Bureau of Health Promotion - The Bureau’s programs, with public and private sector partners, deliver effective health promotion and prevention services and education in communities, schools, worksites, and health care settings.
  • Intermountain Health Care Cedar City Hospital - Health care administration and clinical services.
  • World Endeavors - International internship placement program.
  • American Psychological Association - Summer Undergraduate Research Internships.
  • SUU Web Services - Assist design and implement website campaigns.