Mental Health Clinician
Framingham, MA Walden School

Full time-Non-exempt/Hourly

  • $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 proficiency required

TLC Diversity Statement

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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Provides individual and group therapy to students. Responsible for developing individual strength based treatment plans with an interdisciplinary team. Provides family therapy to families as requested. Provides collateral services to agencies on behalf of students and families. Collaborates with the educational and residential staff within Walden School and at the Marie Philip School. May provide supervision to social work trainees or other individuals. Participates in activities of the Walden School Clinical team.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical services to students and families.
  • Participates in clinical on-call rotation (separate compensation from salary).
  • Provides discharge planning and community liaison to students and families.
  • Participates in student’s clinical team related meetings including, but not limited to clinical department meetings, clinical case conferences, community meetings, staff meetings and in-services. 
  • Completes all documentations in compliance with established polices and procedures under the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Department of Early Education and Care, MA Department of Mental Health and MA Department of Children and Families’ Rehab Options.
  • Maintains complete, accurate, and current records of all clinical services rendered, includes initial evaluations, progress notes, summary notes, discharge summaries and all other necessary documentation.    


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. 

  • Masters Degree required and must be eligible to become Massachusetts state licensed in social work, psychology, or mental health field 
  • A minimum of conversational fluency in American Sign Language required, with native, or near-native ASL fluency preferred
  • Excellent communication and grammar skills at sufficient levels to ensure effective and appropriate communication 
  • Strong interpersonal skills developed at a level which allows for the smooth collaboration at all levels within the agency
  • A valid drivers license and a clean driving record required 
  • Some evening hours required

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