Jared Schultz, PhD, CRC, LVRC, HS-BCP

Sonoran UCEDD
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Arizona
1521 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-626-0442
Secondary Phone: 435-512-6702
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 19, 2018

Jared Schultz

Primary Activity Coordinators: Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment
Research Director
Discipline(s): Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Research and Evaluation
Research: Community Based Competitive Employment, Transition Services for Adolescents with Disabilities, Vocational Assessment, Postsecondary Education for Persons with Disabilities
Education: Ph.D. - University of Northern Colorado - Rehabilitation Counseling
M.A. - George Fox University - Counseling Psychology
B.S. - Brigham Young University - Psychology


Dr. Jared Schultz is currently a Professor at the University of Arizona, and serves as the Director of Research for the Sonoran UCEDD. Prior to coming to the University of Arizona, Dr. Schultz was at Utah State University for 14 years. While there he was the Director of the Rehabilitation Counseling program and served as the Associate Dean of Clinical Services and Community Outreach for three years. He was a Faculty Fellow with the Center for Persons with Disabilities as a result of his establishing the Employability Clinic, a program focused on assisting individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain community-based competitive employment. He is also a Co-Founder of the Institute of Interdisciplinary Transition Services at Utah State University. The IITS was formed to bring professionals together to focus on the transition process of youth moving into adult roles and independence in the community through employment and independent living. He has worked with individuals with a wide variety of disabilities and mental health conditions. A common theme through his work is the employment and integration of people with disabilities into their communities, and working with families to facilitate this process.