Curriculum is steeped in the 12 steps
All staff is trained in Motivational Interviewing. CSRI has a certified MI facilitator on staff.
All modalities offered at CSRI
Family participation is strongly encouraged
Treatment plans are based on the client's personal goals
Monthly family support groups free of charge
Clinical Services of Rhode Island (CSRI), which is owned and operated by American Addiction Centers (AAC), provides outpatient rehab and addiction treatment services that embody a “big-picture” approach to substance abuse treatment, addressing the client’s lifestyle and environmental factors contributing to the addiction. Partnerships are created with each client’s family, loved ones, and community resources during the course of treatment to lay the groundwork for aftercare. Using individualized treatment plans and research-based therapy, CSRI doesn’t just focus on the substance abuse, but uses the client’s strengths to concentrate on a sober future, and build a self-directed life.
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Fred A. Trapassi, Jr., began his career with Phoenix House in May of 2000 as Program Director for adolescent residential treatment services at Phoenix House Academy, Wallum Lake. In 2007 he was promoted to Vice President and Senior Program Director for Rhode Island Operations, with direct oversight of 11 programs throughout the state. Fred recently received the 2015 Rhode Island Labor Assistance Professionals Award for providing help and compassionate care to members of the associated unions and their families. Fred has also received the prestigious Jefferson Award for public service to a local community, the Nyswander Dole (Marie) Award for treatment advocacy, and the Brown University Howard K. Swearer Award for his work as a VISTA volunteer and street outreach worker, addressing the needs of runaway youth and the homeless from 1986 to 2000.More
Jessica Elliott is a graduate of Rhode Island College with degrees in Psychology and Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies. She holds a Master’s degree from Salve Regina University in Holistic Therapy and received her CAGS in Mental Health in 2013. Ms. Elliott is certified as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional, Expressive and Creative Arts Facilitator, Motivational Interviewing Facilitator, and Yoga Instructor. Jessica has worked in the field as a clinician since 2005. Prior to joining the CSRI team, she held various clinical leadership positions for a large behavioral health organization. As Clinical Director of CSRI, she is now providing patient care as well as training and clinical oversight to our staff.More
AdCare Rhode Island’s medical director graduated from the Dartmouth – Brown Program in Medicine in 1988, completed a surgical residency program in 1995, published numerous articles in prestigious surgical journals, and presented at many national and international surgical meetings. He established a successful private practice as a general, vascular, and bariatric surgeon for 22 years. While a staff surgeon, served as the local liaison to the American Cancer Society, headed the Cancer Committee and Tumor Board for 10 years, and established the hospital’s Bariatric Program. In 2014 completed a 2-year apprenticeship in Addiction Medicine and passed the American Addiction Medicine Boards. Served as the Medical Director of 2 methadone clinics for 5 years and became the Medical Director at Adcare RI on January 1, 2016. Presently an active member of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Rhode Island Medical Society, and Rhode Island Society of Addiction Medicine.More