Physical/Psychological Management Training (PMT)
PMT is a unique professional approach to the management of agitated and/or aggressive behavior. Its key concepts revolve first around prevention and second around management. Staff will be trained in how to prevent escalation of aggressive episodes.
Employee Assistance Program
Aids district and town employees experiencing personal problems. This counseling and referral service serves district and town employees and their families who are experiencing individual or family difficulties.
Positive Youth Development
High-quality programming for youth and their families to promote literacy, career readiness, and lifelong learning.
School Climate & Bullying
School climate refers to the quality and character of school life. This training provides support to school staff and builds capacity for the development and maintenance of a positive and respectful school climate.
Community Based Group Homes
Providing residential programing in a community-based setting.
Advanced Alternate Route to Certification for Special Education (AARC)
An exciting and innovative 14-month competency-based course of study approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education for certified teachers to earn a cross-endorsement in Comprehensive Special Education.
Farmington Valley Diagnostic Center
The Farmington Valley Diagnostic Center (FVDC) provides an interim educational setting for students who are experiencing significant difficulties in their own school or transitioning from one educational setting to another.
Neurobehavioral Consultation Services
Neurobehavioral consultation services provided by medical consultants to the River Street School.
Supporting Positive School Climate
Experts assess school climate, develop programs and services aligned with the SRBI framework, and provide professional learning opportunities on important subjects such as bullying, PBIS, restraint, rules and routines, and discipline.
The APEX Program is the ideal setting for a student who has been expelled from their school district, needs compensatory time and/or credit recovery, and needs to maintain the structure and rigor of coursework in a classroom setting.
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Services include: initial training with physical interventions, initial training without physical interventions, refresher training, planning and assessment, and embedded support.
Mental Health Support and Services
Professional development training opportunities and school-specific technical assistance to help school leaders, faculty, and staff in understanding how to increase safety while enhancing social/emotional and academic achievement for all students.
Secondary Special Education Issues
Programs for students with disabilities teach independent management of everyday expectations through specially designed instruction and targeted, direct instruction.
Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning
CREC's work with C8 Sciences of New Haven resulted in new strategies and techniques to support students struggling with attention deficit. The partnership allows districts access to this tool with training through CREC.
Student Consultation and Support
CREC experts conduct risk assessments, assess programs and services, and meet with students, parents, and staff to ensure program success and positive school climate.