Jennifer Calcut is a Licensed School Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, TBRI Practitioner and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, Masters of Science, in Special Education and Vocational Rehabilitation, Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology with a Clinical and School Psychology emphasis. She also has her Level 2 Special Education Teaching License with a Mild Moderate Endorsement.
Jennifer is clinically trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Accelerated Resolution Therapy, (ART), Trust Based Relationship Intervention Practitioner (TBRI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Social Skills Training, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Theraplay.
She is a member of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) an association that works with court involved families in both the juvenile and district courts.
She is a member of International Association of Trauma Professionals, National Education Association, and Utah Education Association.
She works in charter schools throughout Utah providing support to children, teachers, and families with a wide variety of educational and behavioral needs.
She has a vast array of knowledge in working with children and adults with trauma, disabilities, and a wide variety of mental health needs. She is very knowledgeable and fluent in psychological, neuropsychological and academic assessments. She is able to determine classifications under IDEA for autism, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, other health impairment and emotional disturbance.
Jennifer has provided expert witness testimony in many court proceedings regarding trauma and its impact on children and families.
Jennifer is forensically trained in interviewing children and spent her early years in her career as a social worker and providing case management services to families with a wide variety of needs.
She is a founding board member and assisted in starting the non-profit Police Wives of Utah. To provide support to law enforcement families across the state of Utah.
Jennifer enjoys working in schools and the private sector. She has provided training to allied agencies on trauma, attachment, sensory processing disorders, mindfulness, behavioral concerns in children, and parenting techniques. She brings extensive skills to Early Light Academy and has a wonderful working relationship with a wide variety of community partners and other mental health agencies.