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
Dr. Raymond Mis is a Doctor of Osteopathy and is certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his medical degree from The New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and currently serves on their faculty as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Norwalk Hospital, an affiliate of Yale University, where he was named “Top First Year Resident” in 1990. He was previously the Chief of the Department of Gastroenterology at Kent County Hospital in Warwick, RI and completed the ASAM Buprenorphine Course for Office-Based Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. He is passionate about helping anyone in need and has a special talent in reaching those suffering from substance use disorders. Dr. Raymond was voted one of the top gastroenterologists in the State of Rhode Island by his peers in Rhode Island Monthly Magazine in May, 2000 and April, 2007, and was selected as one of the “Best Doctors in America” in 2009, 2010, 2013, and 2014.More