DEAF HELP HERE.
Deaf Help Here provides special services to the D/deaf and hard of hearing community. We understand the core values of the Deaf Community and respect the uniqueness of each D/deaf and hard of hearing individual. We offer outpatient mental health services that are culturally sensitive and linguistically accessible allowing the client to select their communication preference. Deaf Help Here was founded by June Walatkiewicz, LMSW, ACSW, LMFT, BCD, a clinical social worker, licensed marriage & family therapist and hearing loss specialist. For more information contact us here.
LMSW, ACSW, BCD
LMSW, ACSW, LMFT, BCD
M.A. in Social Work, LMSW, ACSW, LMFT BCD, Hearing Loss Specialist
Founder & President, Deaf Help Here & June Walatkiewicz, LLC
June Walatkiewicz is a licensed clinical social worked and licensed marriage and family therapist with over 25 years experience in the mental health field.
As a child of Deaf Parents with sign language communication skills which were formalized as a qualified Interpreter for the Deaf. She later expanded her educational goals by obtaining her Masters in Social Worker from Wayne State University. She specializes in outpatient mental health with the individuals with hearing loss in the tri county area.
In 2004, she was recognized as Social Worker of the Year by MI-NASW for her work with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
June serves on the NASW-MI Mental Health Task Force for the Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing and continues to advocate for equal access for this population.
She has given presentations to medical residents at Beaumont Hospital, Michigan Rehabilitation, Sign Language Students at Madonna University and Macomb Community College, Health Care Insurance Providers, and Parent Support Groups, and other interested groups on the unique treatment issues for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
CREDENTIALS & CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed Master Social Worker
Accredited Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Board Certified Diplomat by the American Board of Examiners for Clinical Social Work (Practice
with Children and their families).
Certified Distance Counselor
Michigan Certified Intrepretor for the Deaf.
Qualified Mental Health Intrepretor
HEARING LOSS SPECIALIST