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Director of Training / Assistant Professor of Practice


     - Depending on experience and qualifications

Job type

     - Full time / Salaried, Reports to LCBHS Chief Executive Officer

Hiring Insights



Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services (LCBHS) is an integrated behavioral healthcare agency offering a variety of different programs in southeastern South Dakota. LCBHS provides residential, outpatient, and inpatient programs as well as patient-centered medical homes, medication-assisted treatment, and crisis services to individuals experiencing substance use disorders or mental illness. LCBHS is considered by many to be the premiere, fully integrated non-profit provider of substance use disorder and mental health services in Southeastern South Dakota.

Staff and Facilities

LCBHS provides services with a staff of 170 individuals from office locations in Yankton, Vermillion, and Lake Andes, South Dakota. Plans are well underway for the consolidation of the Yankton locations into one state-of-the-art facility. We are proud to adhere to a “no wrong door” treatment approach that allows ready access to an integrated array of services regardless of the access point.

About our Culture, Commitment to Employees

  • The leadership at LCBHS is committed to ongoing professional development for their staff.

  • Our employees experience professional growth through ongoing training and cutting-edge treatment practices. 

  • LCBHS pays for required CEU’s, licensing fees and certifications.

  • Options are available for student loan repayment through the National Health Service Corp or South Dakota State Loan Repayment Program.

  • LCBHS is a training site for most, if not all, behavioral health specialties.

  • We know life happens, that’s why all employees start with a plan that allows 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of paid vacation and provisions for paid sick leave and paid emergency family leave.

  • Flexible work hours are available to accommodate life demands.

  • LCBHS invests in employees with a pensions plan providing up to a 6 percent match and immediate vesting.

  • LCBHS employees are supported by strong and competent leadership available 24/7.


LCBHS offers an excellent benefits package!

  • Three weeks paid vacation per year, 10 paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid individual employee health insurance, life insurance, available vision and dental insurance, dependent care savings, health care savings, 401K with up to 6 percent employer match - 100% vested upon enrollment, potential student loan repayment and more!

Come join our family-oriented team of passionate individuals who are serious about making a difference in the lives of our patients and the communities we serve.

LCBHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We support diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce.

Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services (LCBHS) seeks applications for a training director. The training director will lead LCBHS’s training partnership with the University of South Dakota, Department of Psychology, Clinical Training Program. The training partnership seeks to provide an innovative and transformation practicum experience for master trained, fourth year clinical psychology students in preparation for Internship and completion of the doctorate degree. This position includes an appointment as Assistant Professor of Practice within the Department of Psychology.  



Applicants must possess an earned Ph.D. and must be eligible for licensure as a psychologist in South Dakota.


​Collaborate and participate in the development and implementation of policy, procedures, and the future direction of the training partnership; implement innovative and transformative, high quality training opportunities for practicum students; develop and maintain partnerships that enhance the quality of training; provide clinical supervision; provide clinical services and teach.  


Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in clinical service training programs, program, and policy development, supporting external partnerships.  Preference will also be giving to individuals based on past clinical and teaching experience.

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