Director of Clinical Services
Framingham, MA Walden School

Full time- Exempt/Salary

  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus 
  • Housing Resources Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Benefits include: Health; Dental; Vision; Life and Disability Insurance; Employer-Matching 403B; Sick/Personal/Vacation Time; Flexible Spending and Dependent Care 

ASL Fluency preferred

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The Learning Center for the Deaf is on a journey to create an inclusive and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates our TLC community members' diverse narratives. We embrace and value multiple approaches, experiences, and perspectives. TLC believes that diversity fosters innovation. We are committed to cultivating a place where everyone can feel they belong.

About Walden School:

Walden School is a nationally-recognized residential therapeutic and education program for deaf children and youth ages 8 to 22 who have often experienced significant adverse childhood events as well as language deprivation.

About TLC:

The Learning Center for the Deaf is a nationally-recognized leader of services for deaf and hard of hearing children, adults and families. To learn more, click here.

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The Clinical Director is responsible for the management and quality  assurance of all clinical services in Walden School, including the supervision and training of clinical staff, the facilitation of treatment team meetings, and oversight of the development and implementation of treatment plans.  The Clinical Director works closely with the Walden   School Director, Principal and Director of Residential Services participating in the referral and admissions process and assuring that educational and residential services are designed to meet the child’s therapeutic treatment needs.  The Clinical Director serves as a member of the Walden School Senior Leadership Team.



  • Ensure the delivery of effective and comprehensive clinical services, including assessments, individual, family and group therapy, and milieu treatment.
  • Work closely with the Walden School Director and other senior leaders on program oversight and development.
  • Develop and review policies and procedures relevant to Walden School clinical services
  • in conjunction with the Walden School Director, serve as a liaison with state agencies and community service providers serving Walden School students and families.


  • Recruit, train and evaluate clinical staff and clinical interns.
  • Provide individual clinical and administrative supervision (individual and group) for all members of the clinical department.
  • Lead CORE meetings, assist with treatment planning and clinical meetings.
  • Ensure effective development and implementation of treatment plans.
  • Provide and/or coordinate clinical training for all Walden School staff.
  • Work closely with the Principal and Residential Director to ensure the school and residential milieu are meeting clinical needs.


Must be physically able to perform all duties of the job including restraining potentially participating in restraining a dysregulated student when necessary. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

  • Current licensure in the state of Massachusetts (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT)  OR willingness to become licensed in MA
  • At least 5 years clinical experience (including supervision of masters-level therapists), with a strong preference of experiencing working with children and families
  • Fluency in ASL
  • Written English competency
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of both Language Deprivation and Developmental Trauma (C-PTSD)
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