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Carroll County Youth Service Bureau (CCYSB) is an outpatient behavioral health clinic-serving people of all ages who present with a continuum of mental health and/or substance use concerns. CCYSB is located in Westminster, MD and has been in operation since 1972. We are committed to cultural competence, and dedicated to excellence in service, innovation in programming, and responsiveness to our community.

Benefits – We have a very generous benefit plan available to employees who work 30 or more hours per week. Benefits may include:

  • Generous Health/Dental/Vision/Life insurance
  • Paid vacation/sick/personal days
  • Paid holidays
  • 403(b) with employer contribution


Work Atmosphere: At Carroll County Youth Service Bureau, we promote the success of our staff, value specialized training, and encourage a work/home balance that supports a satisfying professional experience.

Diversity & Inclusion:  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing equal treatment and opportunities throughout our recruitment and hiring processes.   We strongly encourage women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, those in recovery, and veterans to apply for positions at all levels.

Unless otherwise noted, to apply for a position at CCYSB, please send your cover letter/resume to:

     Joanne Krantz, Human Resources Assistant at or
     59 Kate Wagner Road, Westminster, MD 21157

At the right is a list of current employment opportunities within our organization:

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We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Case Manager/Therapist to provide comprehensive clinical assessment, treatment services, and delivery of case management to clients in our Connecting Youth Program.

Clinical Therapist Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and determine appropriate diagnoses and treatment modalities
  • Provide individual, family, and/or group therapy sessions and interventions
  • Provide on-going support and case management services to youth and their families
  • Provide coordination of care services for all clients as indicated



  • Current Maryland license (LMSW, LGPC, LCSW-C, LCPC)
  • At least one year of experience in a social service setting
  • One evening per week required (until 8:00 pm)
  • Flexible schedule available
  • Experience with electronic health record documentation


To apply, send cover letter and resume to Joanne Krantz, HR Assistant at

Family Preservation (therapeutic) and Outpatient Clinic

Family Preservation, in the community, 34-hours per week; and Outpatient clinic, 6-hours per week

Licensed Therapist Responsibilities:

As a therapist in our Family Preservation program:

  • Provide comprehensive assessments and delivery of short-term therapeutic services to Carroll County families with children at risk of being removed from the home or returning from an out-of-home placement.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor treatment plans;
  • Provide home-based intervention strategies for at-risk youth and families;
  • Provide comprehensive coordination of care with community partners

(This is a community-based program)

In the Clinical Therapist role:

  • Provide therapy for individuals, families and groups with mental health, substance use or co-occurring presentation
  • Coordination of care
  • Potential to train in an evidence-based therapy, work with a team on a grant-funded initiative, or assist with program development

Licensed Therapist Requirements/Experience

  • Experience with and/or willingness to work with clients of all ages
  • Two evenings per week required (until 8:00 pm), flexible schedule available
  • Experience with electronic health record documentation
  • Experience in working with mental health, substance use disorders, and co-occurring populations preferred across all age ranges
  • Spanish speaking or secondary language skills (e.g. ASL) a plus!


To apply, send cover letter and resume to Joanne Krantz, HR Assistant at

Position Description:

Job Title: Executive Director                                     

Salary Range: Mid-$100’s-Negotiable

FLSA Category: Exempt

Program: Outpatient Mental Health Clinic       

Supervisor: Board of Directors

Effective Date: July 1, 2023

The Carroll County Youth Services Bureau (CCYSB) is seeking an Executive Director with demonstrated leadership skills and the capability to take our organization to the next level.  The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • A broad-based education (MBA, MPA, or a Masters’ degree in a behavioral health field such as social work, psychology, counseling, or psychiatric nursing) and at least five years of experience in the administration/management in the mental health/substance use service industry is preferred.
  • A background/orientation to clinical practice to help facilitate the growth of CCYSB, its staff, services, programs, and clients and in understanding how to work within, expand upon, and challenge the overall county, state, and federal mental health system/networks of care.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with an understanding of the importance of the administrative team.  Proven decision making, collaboration, teamwork, and delegation ability. Identifies administrative decisions and communicates them to staff timely, clearly, and with appropriate transparency.
  • Grant experience and familiarity with both the grant application and grant administration process.
  • An inspirational leader for staff, clients, donors, and the broader community.
  • A strong communicator both written and oral.
  • A demonstrated sense of integrity.
  • The ability to collaborate with other providers and funding sources; particularly working with a multi-level system with pass-through such as a Local Management Board.
  • A down to earth, approachable, and genuine leader strong sense of Team who is both a good listener and a visionary leader.
  • A strong understanding of local and state politics or a demonstrated ability to discern the political process as it applies to the public mental health system and to advocate effectively for the needs of the CCYSB and its clients.
  • An understanding and/or experience of guiding an organization through life under an accreditation entity.

Essential Functions:

  1. Promotes and communicates the mission and vision of Carroll County Youth Service Bureau.
  2. Ensures the proper oversight in the selection, planning, implementation, delivery, and review and revision of mental health and substance use services per the mission and corporate policy of the agency.
  3. Models high standards of ethical business conduct.
  4. Exercises good judgment in making decisions.
  5. Exhibits excellent managerial, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
  6. Ensures that adequate controls are in place for monitoring, supervising, and evaluating overall agency effectiveness and maintenance of reputation in the community.
  7. Provides effective leadership in all aspects of management:
  8. Maintaining financial excellence
  9. Motivation of employees toward goal accomplishment.
  10. Recruiting and retaining high-quality staff.
  11. Generating new challenges in meeting community needs.
  12. Representing the goals of the agency to the broader community.
  13. Leads in developing short-and long-range plans and goals for the agency.
  14. Ability to operate computer programs such as Office 365, Email and Internet, and other office equipment.

This includes planning and setting goals for financial management, human resources, cultural inclusion, client services, efficient use of facilities, risk management, health and safety, staff satisfaction, and other goals as needed.

Physical Working Conditions:

  • Attending community meetings, fundraisers, etc. It may include limited evening and weekend work.
  • Sitting for 60%of the workday; lifting/carrying/moving objects up to 10 pounds; bending or reaching to file and working while standing/moving.
  • Smoke-free office and property
  • Lighted, heated/cooled area typical of an office
  • Noise from office equipment, including telephone, computer, copier, etc., and staff interactions.
  • If working off-site, may encounter buildings in the community that may be smoke-filled and non-handicap accessible.

Licensing: All industry licenses are kept current.

Training :Must participate and complete various training, including HIPAA, Corporate Compliance/Ethics, Health and Safety, Cultural Competence, Consumer Rights, First Aid/CPR, and other training as requested.

Note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

To apply, please send your resume to:  Brandon Duke at