Behavioral Programs

Description: Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) programs offer therapeutic interventions for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders that are based on the theory of applied behavior analysis that behavior rewarded is more likely to be repeated than behavior ignored. (AIRS LR-0450.0500)

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Organization Name: Hasbro Children's Hospital
Address: 335R Prairie Avenue
RI 02905
Phone: 401-444-5685
Services Provided: The Children's Neurodevelopment Center (CNDC) at Hasbro Children's Hospital provides evaluation and treatment of children with neurological, genetic, developmental, metabolic and behavioral disorders. The center incorporates multidisciplinary care with pediatric urology, orthopedics, neurosurgery and craniofacial programs.

The center is located on Prairie Avenue, in an area designed to be particularly spacious, comfortable and welcoming to children and their parents, who are essential partners in their children's care.
Provider Profiles: Clinics and Programs include

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Psychological Services
Spina Bifida Clinic
Neuromuscular Conditions Clinic
Metabolism and Nutrition Clinic
Pediatric Dermatology contact Gail Davis ext 40942
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Contact Ann Rochette Ext 43760
Pediatric Asthma/Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology (RIC) contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Endocrinology contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Nephrology contact Margaret Prendergast ext 40949
Pediatric Gastroenterology contact Kristina Travers ext 46734
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Last Updated: 2/14/2017

Coventry , RI

2 St. Vincent DePaul
Coventry , RI 02816
Phone: 401-615-2600
Organization Name: Groden Network
Address: 2 St. Vincent DePaul
Coventry , RI 02816
Phone: 401-615-2600
Fax: 401-615-2408
Eligibility: ocal school departments, state agencies and other responsible providers can make referrals directly to the program by contacting the Admissions Office at the Center. Families, advocates and funding agencies are welcome to visit the Center to tour the program. When the Center receives all of the individual’s current records the funding agent, family and child/youth will visit the Center for an interview and screening to determine program needs.
Services Provided: Groden Center South provide a broad range of individualized services in the most normal and least restrictive settings possible. Instruction is provided in functional skill development, communication, emotional and social development, physical and recreational skills, domestic responsibilities, community awareness, adaptive living skill and vocational education.
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Last Updated: 4/20/2016

Cranston, RI

Organization Name: The Keystone Group
Address: PO Box 20130
Cranston, RI 02920
Fax: 401-383-8744
Eligibility: must meet criteria and be medicaid eligible
Services Provided: The agency specializes in services for children and adults with cognitive, physical and medical needs, supporting each person to live to his or her fullest potential. This deep expertise has expanded beyond the area of disabilities to include vocational training for a wide variety of adults through the People In Partnerships division. The agency is based in Cranston and several of its programs serve people throughout the state of Rhode Island.
Provider Profiles: Children's Clinical Services including Home Based Therapy Services (HBTS)
Personal Assistance Service Supports(PASS)
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy
Therapeutic respite
Transition Services
Adult Services include
Residential Supports
Group Homes
Share Living
Vocational Services
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Last Updated: 4/20/2016
Address: 178 Norwood Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905
Phone: 401-921-1470
Eligibility: Programs have eligibility criteria.
Services Provided: Seven Hills Rhode Island provides a number of support services for children and youth with special health care needs and their families.
Early Intervention services are designed to enhance the development of infant and toddlers (birth-age 3) and listed in a separate directory entry.

Services for children: Developmental Evaluations, Therapeutic and Educational Home Visits, Feeding/Nutrition Programs, Assertive Technology, Sensory Integration Home Programs, Developmental Monitoring, Service Coordination, parent support and advocacy training.

Home based Therapy Service (HBTS) are specialized, intensive services and treatments for children with a wide range of disabilities, guided by an approved individualized treatment plan.

Personal Assistance Services and Support Provider (PASS)In Rhode Island, Seven Hills provides Personal Assistance Supports and Services (PASS) that help families of children with special health care needs with daily life skills. The supports through PASS work to improve a child’s ability to participate in social situations and function in the community with dignity.
Applied Behavior Analysis Program ( ABA) The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program provides 20-30 hours of weekly, intensive home-based services to children, 3-12 years of age, who live in Rhode Island and who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Provider Profiles: Early Intervention Provider listed separately
Home based Therapy Service (HBTS)
Personal Assistance Services and Support Provider (PASS)
Applied Behavior Analysis Program ( ABA)
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Last Updated: 1/4/2017

East Providence, RI

Organization Name: Bradley Hospital-A Lifespan Partner
Address: 1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-432-1000
Services Provided: Bradley Hospital offers a wide range of programs, services and research for psychological, developmental and behavioral conditions in children and adolescents.

Our major programs are the Children's and Adolescent Program, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Outpatient Program and the Bradley School.
Children's Services
Bradley Hospital offers a full range of treatment options--from inpatient treatment to residential care to outpatient services--for children from infants to age 12.
Adolescent Services
Bradley Hospital offers a full range of treatment options for adolescents. Our experienced staff assesses the clinical needs of each patient and develops an individualized treatment plan for each patient and family.
The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
This program is one of the only in the country that has the expertise to evaluate and treat children who experience emotional or behavioral problems in addition to mental retardation or autism.
Outpatient Services
A multidisciplinary staff provides comprehensive mental health evaluation and treatment for children, adolescents and families from Rhode Island and southern New England.
Partial Hospital Programs
Our partial programs offer practical alternatives to hospitalization and traditional outpatient services for kids with serious emotional, behavioral or relationship issues.
Inpatient Programs
Our inpatient services are for children ages 2 to 18 years who suffer from serious disorders and are in need of short-term stabilization assessment and treatment.
The Intensive Program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
The Intensive Program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) provides treatment to children and adolescents, ages 5 to 18, who experience significant impairment in their daily lives due to OCD and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders.
Bradley School
Lifespan School Solutions, a subsidiary of Bradley Hospital, is the parent corporation of the Bradley Schools, a private, school-funded, educational program for children and adolescents whose psychiatric and behavioral needs cannot be met in a public school setting.
Parenting Resources
Bradley Hospital is dedicated to patient-and family-centered mental health care. Parents, siblings and other loved ones of our young patients are participants in their care, helping Bradley staff better understand each child’s needs and supporting them during treatment.Includes Parenting classes and Support groups.
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Last Updated: 6/9/2016

Middletown, RI

Organization Name: Child & Family of Newport
Address: 31 John Clark Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-849-2300
Eligibility: Residents of Barrington, Bristol,East Providence, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Warren
Services Provided: Child and Family Counseling
Early Learning Center
Foster Care
Enhanced Outpatient Programs
Residential Programs
Substance Abuse Programs
East Bay's Family Care Community Partnership (FCCPs) agency, part of DCYF's network of prevention focused providers, brings community based services to children and families in order to build a stronger, brighter future. FCCP's focus on your family, and wrap you with the right local services and community programs to build a stronger family.
Provider Profiles: Child & Family is the largest and most comprehensive social service provider in Newport County, and one of the largest in the State of Rhode Island. It is a center for community involvement – a place where people come together to give help, to receive help and to support the work of others. With state-of-the-art Community Centers in both Middletown and Providence, Child & Family provides important services and programs to thousands of children, teens, families and elders throughout Rhode Island each year.
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Last Updated: 1/12/2018

North Kingstown, RI

1130 Ten Rod Road
Building C, #201
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Organization Name: Perspectives Corporation
Address: 1130 Ten Rod Road
Building C, #201
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Eligibility: The Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) for children under 5 and not in a full day school program and medicaid eligible.
Services Provided: Child Services
Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention for children on the Autism spectrum
Home-Based Therapeutic Services ( HBTS)
Personal Assistance and Supports ( PASS)
Transition Services
Adult Services
24 hour residential
non 24 hour residential
Provider Profiles: Perspectives Corporation is a private agency whose purpose is to help people with developmental, intellectual and other disabilities participate in and contribute to community life, empowering them with the dignity of being fully independent as possible.
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Last Updated: 4/21/2016

North Providence, RI

Organization Name: St. Mary's Home for Children
Address: 420 Fruit Street
North Providence, RI 02911
Services Provided: St. Mary's provides 3 categories of services: 1) Residential services; 2) Outpatient and in-home services; and 3) Educational services listed in a separate entry.

Please refer to website for more information on services and programs.
Provider Profiles: Since 1877, St. Mary's has been caring for Rhode Island's children. While receiving some support from the Episcopal Diocese, we are a secular, non-profit agency offering comprehensive treatment programs for boys and girls traumatized by abuse or experiencing the challenges of psychiatric disorders. Children are treated and cared for in the residential, educational and out-patient programs located in North Providence, Rhode Island.
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Last Updated: 8/17/2017

Portsmouth, RI

2074 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone: 401-847-0960
Organization Name: Looking Upwards, Inc.
Address: 2074 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone: 401-847-0960
Fax: 401-849-0290
Services Provided: Looking Upwards provide an array of services to children and adults that have a developmental delay. Services include
Early Intervention-listed on a separate Directory entry.
HBTS-Home Based Therapy Services
PASS-Personal Assistance Services and Support; see [ Rhode Island PASS Fact Sheet]
School to Career Transition Services
Provider Profiles: Looking Upwards is a place where people discover new possibilities. It’s where adults with developmental disabilities explore what’s meaningful to them and create satisfying lives. It’s a place where families of children with special healthcare needs find support so their children get the best start in life and thrive as they grow. Looking Upwards is a resource for school departments and a variety of professionals, expanding their options for how they serve their communities.

For over 35 years, Looking Upwards has been helping individuals to live to their fullest potential.
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Last Updated: 1/4/2017

Providence, RI

Organization Name: Lifespan
Address: Children's Neurodevelopment Center
335R Prarie Ave
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-432-1119
Eligibility: ages 5-21
Services Provided: Outpatient care for specialized behavioral health needs of individuals ages 5-21 with developmental challenges , including Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety,mood dysregulation,ADHD,adjustment problems,aggression and oppositional behavior as well as challenges to parents and families. The clinic offers
Individual Therapy
Family Therapy
Parent Training in behavior management
Medication management
Provider Profiles: Clinical staff includes:
social workers
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Last Updated: 2/8/2018
Organization Name: Family Service of Rhode Island
Address: 134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-519-2280
Eligibility: Serving Residents of Providence, Central Falls, Pawtucket and Cranston. Eligibility requirements depends on the program, contact main number.
Services Provided: Family Care Community Partnerships (FCCP) Serving families with children under age 18 (up to 21 in certain cases) at risk of involvement with the Department of Children, Youth and Families. Family Service of Rhode Island leads a six-agency partnership providing wraparound services to families in Central Falls, Cranston, Pawtucket and Providence.
Other programs include
Early Intervention-listed independently
Family Counseling
Walking School Bus
First Connections
Healthy Families Rhode Island( part of Healthy Families America)

Family Service of Rhode Island is a member of the Washington Kent FCCP serving Washington and Kent Counties. To contact: (401) 789-3016.

Family Coaching and Visitation Center Providing coaching and supervised visitation for children and families who have suffered maltreatment. Families learn new relationship skills in the context of a home environment. Parent education groups and parent-child play groups are offered.
Early Intervention (EI) experiencing delays in one or more areas of their development. Early Intervention is personalized to the specific needs of each child and family in the program after a child's full assessment.
The team of experienced professionals includes: educators, social workers, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, nutritionists and interpreters.

Families learn new skills and strategies to help their child to develop and learn through everyday play, daily activities, and the family's typical routine. Services occur in the home or other settings where the child typically spends his/her day.

Early Intervention also helps families access other services in the community.
Provider Profiles: Family Service of Rhode Island is one of the oldest and largest non-profit human service agencies in Rhode Island.There are a number of locations and programs. See website for specific information.

Offices are located in Providence, with children's residential treatment facilities in Smithfield, North Smithfield, and East Providence.
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Last Updated: 2/21/2018

Rumford , RI

Organization Name: Family Behavior Solutions, Inc
Address: 225 Newman Avenue
Rumford , RI 02906
Fax: 401-270-7115
Eligibility: accepts medicaid and variety of insurances and provides services statewide
Services Provided: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Group outings

Provider Profiles: Family Behavior Solutions, Inc is a private group practice consisting of specialized behavioral analysts and therapists. The FBS mission is clear and is based on the passion for helping children and their families. We are committed to working as a team using the techniques and principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to bring about socially significant change in childrens’ behavior
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Last Updated: 4/20/2016

Warwick, RI

Address: 3445 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02905
Phone: 401-739-2700
Eligibility: The programs at Trudeau have eligibility requirements
Services Provided: The J.Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center provides a wide range of comprehensive services for all ages including
Early Intervention-listed on a separate Directory entry
Pathways Strategic Teaching Center's school for children with autism
Community Supports and Home Based Services
Crayons Therapeutic Child Care Center and KIDSCONNECT provider
Recreation services
Vocational training and supported employment
Provider Profiles: Our mission is to promote an enhanced quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities.
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Last Updated: 2/8/2018
Address: Airport Professional Park
2348 Post Road Suite 107
Warwick, RI 02886
Eligibility: Be under 21, a Rhode Island resident, living at home Be eligible for medical assistance Have a moderate to severe cognitive, physical, developmental, and/or psychiatric chronic condition
Services Provided: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Home Based Therapeutic Services ( HBTS)
Personal Assistance and Support Services (PASS)
Provider Profiles: Dr. Peter Patch founded Northeast Behavioral Associates in 2001 to serve adults, adolescents, and children with clinical and behavioral needs. Dr. Patch has provided behavioral treatment to children and adults for the last fifteen years, helping them identify unhealthy and counter-productive behaviors and replace them with healthy, functional o
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Last Updated: 7/21/2017
Address: 2733 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Fax: 401-921-4918
Eligibility: accepts medicaid and a variety of insurances
Services Provided: Child Services include
Coordination of Care
Individual & Family Outpatient Counseling
​Social Skills Training
​Family Support and Training
Parent Coaching and Training
Home Based Therapeutic Services (HBTS)
Personal Assistance and Support Services ( PASS)
Adult Services include
Office-based counseling available for
Individuals, Families & Couples
Provider Profiles: The licensed clinicians and professional staff at Ocean State Behavioral provide an array of behaviorally based treatment and mental health services to children, families and adults. The agency mission is to provide quality behavioral, family centered, and strength based services to individuals and families. We are dedicated to empowering individuals to overcome challenges in order to achieve their goals.
Our main objective at OSB is to work with the family to assess the needs of the client and provide the services to address the identified needs. We believe that our role is not life-long. Our role is to teach the parents and children life-long support goals so that we are no longer needed. Empowering families to grow healthy in their own environment is one of our main focuses.
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Last Updated: 4/21/2016
Organization Name: The Kent Center for Human and Organizational Development
Address: 2756 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-691-6000
Services Provided: Outpatient Counseling & Psychiatric Services

Substance Abuse Programs

Community Support Programs

Integrated Primary Care

Youth & Family Services

The Eleanor Briggs School

Emergency Services

Housing Services

Crisis Response Services
Provider Profiles: Established in 1976, The Kent Center is a community-based provider of mental health, substance abuse, and trauma-specific services in Rhode Island. We serve 4,000 adults, children, and families a year through a full array of behavioral health, education, and consultation services. There are several locations, please refer to website.
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Last Updated: 6/6/2016

Westerly , RI

Address: 93 Airport Road
Westerly , RI 02891
Phone: 401-315-0143
Eligibility: Accepts medicaid. Please visit each department section for eligibility requirements.
Services Provided: Services for children ( age 3-21) include
Home Based Therapy Services Provider ( HBTS)
Personal Assistance and Support Services (PASS)
Services for adults include
Residential Supports including for adults that are eligible for services through funding from RI Behavioral Health Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH)
Home and Family Support
Apartment Support
Shared Living
Day/Work Services
Vocational Services through Napatree
Provider Profiles: The Frank Olean Center provides an array of services to individuals of all ages with Developmental Disabilities. We inspire individuals to reach their highest potentials, and our values ensure a strong foundation of support based on our guiding principles. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure effective programming which includes:
Providing services based on Individualized Goals
Creating opportunities for Education and Employment
Providing a Nurturing and Caring Environment
Promoting Independence and Individuality
Promoting Community Integration
Promoting Exercise and Activity for Health and Well Being
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Last Updated: 4/21/2016

Woonsocket, RI

Organization Name: Community Care Alliance
Address: Administrative Office
800 Clinton Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-235-7000
Eligibility: Program eligibility varies. Northern Rhode Island Coverage area Healthy Families America Our Healthy Families America program provides free, voluntary, home visits to pregnant women and families with infants until their children turn three. The program is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Services & Supports Assessment & screening for perinatal depression, drug & alcohol use and domestic violence Prenatal guidance Parenting support & guidance Care coordination Referrals to other programs
Services Provided: First Connections
Our First Connections program provides free, voluntary, confidential home visits to women who are pregnant and families with young children from birth to age three.
We provide visits in Burrillville, Cumberland, Foster, Glocester, Johnston, Lincoln, North Providence, North Smithfield, Scituate, Smithfield and Woonsocket.

Healthy Families America
Our Healthy Families America program provides free, voluntary, home visits to pregnant women and families with infants until their children turn three. The program is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Health.
Services & Supports
Assessment & screening for perinatal depression, drug & alcohol use and domestic violence
Prenatal guidance
Parenting support & guidance
Care coordination
Referrals to other programs

Early Intervention program that is listed separately in the Directory.

Children's Intensive Services
Children's Outpatient Services
We provide a range of office-based, clinical services for and children and families struggling with behavioral health issues.
Treatment Foster Care
Intensive Family Preservation
Home-based program for families funded by DCYF providing intensive wraparound services for families in need of long-term stabilization to avert placement or assist with reunification. Through referral by DCYF only.
Youth Success is a statewide program for pregnant and parenting teens under age 20, regardless of income.
Provider Profiles: A comprehensive community support agency that provides over 50 programs that range from home visiting and basic needs to substance abuse treatment. Call to check location

Community Care Alliance is also the lead agency for Northern RI Family Care Community Partnership group.
The FCCP is a preventative program serving families which have children who:
•Have serious emotional, behavioral and/or mental health challenges.
•Are at risk for abuse and/or neglect and potential involvement with DCYF.
•Are transitioning from the Youth Diversionary Program.
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Last Updated: 1/4/2017