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Job Title:  Journey Home Clinician

Reports to:  BSYFS Clinical Director
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Salaried Position
FTE:  1.0 FTE (full time), 2 positions available
Pay Rate:   40-44,000/year DOE plus benefits

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services (BSYFS) seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our team!  With direction from the Clinical Director, our Clinician’s will be instrumental in the implementation of program activities, therapeutic treatment, case management, and intervention for the Journey Home Project.  The individual must have experience working with youth and families, specifically related to substance use disorders.  Additional experience working with the homeless and/or precariously housed is highly beneficial.  Master’s Degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited graduate program and at least 2 years of experience.  LPC, LCSW, or LMFT preferred.  To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Kim Dellinger at kdellinger@baconstreet.org by October 26, 2018.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts intake interviews, obtains data and develops diagnosis and treatment plans.
  • Interviews clients and provides problem-solving and supportive therapy.
  • Conducts group, individual and family therapy sessions. Prepares lesson plans and training materials for educational/treatment programming.
  • Prepares progress notes and other records on client progress and contacts and prepares related reports and testifies in court.
  • Provides crisis intervention services.
  • Inputs psychological data to agency staff for client placements, care, and treatment.
  • Consults with representatives of other agencies or programs and provides and coordinates client case management services.
  • Makes professional and educational presentations to agency, staff and the public.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Education: Master’s Degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited graduate program
Experience: At least 2 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. License (LMFT, LCSW, LPC) preferred.

Environment/Physical Demands

No special physical demands are required to perform the work. The successful candidate will be required to work extended hours at times to complete projects or attend meetings outside of normal operating hours.

About Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, we are passionate about supporting families. For close to 45 years we have served adolescents and families dealing with substance abuse and mental health challenges through treatment and prevention programs. As a family-focused provider, our counseling services extend to family members affected by and involved in the youth’s counseling and/or recovery needs. The program engages youth and their families in a process of measuring the extent of the young person’s substance abuse and/or mental health challenges, educating the family about substance abuse and mental health, providing the individual client and family with activities to allow for the development of new behaviors, and opportunities to address other disorders which may be co-occurring with substance abuse. At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, we truly understand how scary and overwhelming adolescent substance abuse issues are and we are here to help, free of judgment and full of compassion.

“BSYFS provides prevention, education, and counseling to youth, their families, and our community resulting in their living a life free of substance use challenges.”  Our mission centers on mentorship, advocacy, support, healing, listening, and empathy. We work to build lifelong relationships with the communities we serve and focus on healing for the entire family during the treatment process.

For more information, visit www.baconstreet.org.  Bacon Street Youth and Family Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Job Title: Program Director, Journey Home Project

Reports to:  BSYFS Executive Director
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Salaried Position
FTE:  1.0 FTE (full time)
Pay Rate:   42-46,000/year DOE, plus benefits

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services (BSYFS) seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our team!  With direction from the Executive Director, The Program Director for the Journey Home Project will direct the implementation of program activities, case management, and intervention for the Journey Home Project.  The individual must have experience working with youth and families, specifically related to substance use disorders.  Additional experience working with the homeless and/or precariously housed is highly beneficial.  Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited graduate program, and at least 3 years of experience is required.  To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Kim Dellinger at kdellinger@baconstreet.org by October 26, 2018.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Journey Home Project scope of work, and will work in collaboration with the BSYFS Clinical Director to provide supervision of staff and volunteers.
  • Design and implement a strengths-based case management system.
  • Train staff on Community Reinforcement Approach and Motivational Interviewing modalities
  • Organize and train staff on CLAS standards and cultural competencies related to youth and their families who are either homeless or precariously housed.
  • Train staff on SAMHSA’s SOAR curriculum and participate in the SOAR steering committee on a regional level
  • Train and conduct case management assessments with youth and their families.
  • Provide problem-solving solutions for youth and their families to stabilize and move them out of homelessness.
  • Conducts group sessions. Prepares lesson plans and training materials for educational programming.
  • Consults with representatives of other agencies or programs and provides and coordinates client case management services.
  • Makes professional and educational presentations to agency, staff and the public.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited graduate program

Experience: At least 3 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Environment/Physical Demands

No special physical demands are required to perform the work. The successful candidate will be required to work extended hours at times to complete projects or attend meetings outside of normal operating hours.

About Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, we are passionate about supporting families. For over 47 years we have served adolescents and families dealing with substance abuse and mental health challenges through treatment and prevention programs. As a family-focused provider, our counseling services extend to family members affected by and involved in the youth’s counseling and/or recovery needs. The program engages youth and their families in a process of measuring the extent of the young person’s substance abuse and/or mental health challenges, educating the family about substance abuse and mental health, providing the individual client and family with activities to allow for the development of new behaviors, and opportunities to address other disorders which may be co-occurring with substance abuse. At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, we truly understand how scary and overwhelming adolescent substance abuse issues are and we are here to help, free of judgment and full of compassion.

“BSYFS provides prevention, education, and counseling to youth, their families, and our community resulting in their living a life free of substance use challenges.”  Our mission centers on mentorship, advocacy, support, healing, listening, and empathy. We work to build lifelong relationships with the communities we serve and focus on healing for the entire family during the treatment process.

For more information, visit www.baconstreet.orgBacon Street Youth and Family Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Job Title: Clinical Director

Reports to:  BSYFS Executive Director
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Salaried Position
FTE:  1.0 FTE (full time)
Pay Rate:  Commensurate with Experience

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services (BSYFS) seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our team!  With direction from the Executive Director, The Clinical Director will be responsible for direct oversight and implementation of the clinical programs for the agency and will serve as a senior member of the leadership team for the agency.  The individual must have experience working with youth and families, specifically related to substance use disorders.  Master’s or Ph.D. in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a similar field with at least 5 years of experience is required.  Experience with and certification for supervision expected.  Licensure as a LCP (Licensed Clinical Psychologist), LMFT, LPC, or LCSW required. CSAC and/or LSATP preferred.  To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Kim Dellinger at kdellinger@baconstreet.org by October 31, 2018.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Clinical Director is responsible for identifying counseling needs of clients, making appropriate referrals to staff, and overseeing appropriate counseling responses. The overall quality of S.A. outpatient clinical treatment available to the client population and/or family members served by the agency is dependent on the work of the incumbent.
  • Will oversee all programmatic components for the clinical program, including supervision and oversight of relationships with local, regional, and national CACREP accredited masters programs.
  • The work of the position includes agency representation at various meetings relating to substance abuse issues and concerns with some public speaking.
  • The Clinical Director ensures compliance of Substance Abuse Outpatient Services with state licensure requirements. The incumbent is responsible for clinical supervision, outpatient program coordination, personnel evaluation, interagency collaboration, and direct services.
  • Train staff on Community Reinforcement Approach and Motivational Interviewing modalities.
  • Makes professional and educational presentations to agency, staff and the public.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Education: Master’s or Ph.D. in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a similar is required.  Licensure as a LCP, LMFT, LPC, or LCSW required. CSAC and/or LSATP preferred.
Experience: At least 5 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Environment/Physical Demands

No special physical demands are required to perform the work. The successful candidate will be required to work extended hours at times to complete projects or attend meetings outside of normal operating hours.

About Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services we are passionate about supporting families. For over 47 years we have served adolescents and families dealing with substance abuse and mental health challenges through treatment and prevention programs. As a family focused provider, our counseling services extend to family members affected by and involved in the youth’s counseling and/or recovery needs. The program engages youth and their families in a process of measuring the extent of the young person’s substance abuse and/or mental health challenges, educating the family about substance abuse and mental health, providing the individual client and family with activities to allow for the development of new behaviors, and opportunities to address other disorders which may be co-occurring with substance abuse. At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, we truly understand how scary and overwhelming adolescent substance abuse issues are and we are here to help, free of judgment and full of compassion.

“BSYFS provides prevention, education, and counseling to youth, their families, and our community, resulting in their living a life free of substance use challenges.”  Our mission centers on mentorship, advocacy, support, healing, listening, and empathy. We work to build lifelong relationships with the communities we serve and focus on healing for the entire family during the treatment process.

For more information, visit: www.baconstreet.orgBacon Street Youth and Family Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.