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Lewis and Clark Behavioral
Health Services, Inc.
1028 Walnut Street
Yankton, SD 57078

Agency Description

Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services, Inc. is a private not-for-profit agency providing mental health services for persons in the following counties in southeastern South Dakota: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Clay, Douglas, Hutchinson, Union and Yankton. Services include:

  • Individual counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Psychological evaluations
  • Medication management
  • Emergency services
  • Consultation services
  • Home-based therapy
  • Children's case management
  • Geriatric mental health services
  • Community support programs
  • Vocational services
  • Education and prevention services
  • Gambling services
  • Substance use evaluations/ treatment

Staff Information

Administrative Supervisor

Tom Stanage, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology Supervisors

Tom Stanage, Ph.D.

David Dracy, Ph.D.

Position Information

  • Direct pay training site (not contracted with USD)
  • Stipend: $14.00 per hour per 12 months
  • Hours per week: 16 hours per week (not to exceed 20 hours)
  • Number of placement positions: 1-3
  • Estimated distance from Vermillion: 30 miles
  • Prior training and experience required of trainees: second year prior clinic experience helpful
  • Prior training and experience preferred of trainees: master's degree preferred
  • Strengths of this practicum experience: practicum provides a wealth of opportunities for experiences with different populations

Training Opportunities

M = major emphasis (all trainees involved)
O = options for trainees (based on trainee interest or skills)

Populations Activities Special Areas
children O individual therapy M HIV/AIDS O
adolescents O couples therapy O eating disorders O
adults M family therapy O trauma/PTSD O
older adults O group therapy O sexual abuse O
inpatients case management domestic violence O
outpatients M consultation/liaison O forensic/corrections O
residential community outreach O substance use disorders O
gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered O crisis intervention O geropsychology O
deaf/hearing impaired brief psychotherapy M SPMI M
ethnic minorities O long term therapy M SED O
Enlish as second language O cognitive assessments M school
immigrants/refugee personality assessments M evidence based practice M
students O neuropsych assessments empirically supported treatments M
low income M disability determination assessments M health psychology/primary care
homeless O physical disabilities O
rural M learning disabilities O
urban developmental disabilities O
program evaluation

Proportion of Practicum

Proportion of practicum time spent in a typical month

  • Direct Service - 50%
    • Therapy - 30%
    • Assessment (including conducting/scoring/preparing reports) - 20%
  • Supervision - 5%
    • Individual
    • Group Supervision
  • Consultation - 0%
  • Support Activities (clinical paperwork; case conferences; etc) - 45%