Employee Spotlight: Summer 2021

Steve Porter   Steve is a key part of our Secure Living Arrangement (SLA) Team. As the manger of one of residences on Providence’s East Side, he is responsible for keeping our residents safe and occupied. This was no easy feat during the Pandemic, but under Steve’s leadership the home made it 364 days without…

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The Groden Network Virtual Job Fair

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 11 AM to 1 PM Positions are located throughout RI and Southeastern, MA and include Direct Support Professional, Residential Behavior Specialist, Classroom Behavior Specialist, Special Education Teacher, Residential Manager, Direct Service Workers, PASS Workers, and more! Benefits Include generous earned time off days, premier health insurance, free dental insurance, on-site training,…

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Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism

  The Groden Network’s founder June Groden, Ph.D. along with Leslie Weidenman, Ph.D. and Cooper Woodward, Ph.D. contributed a chapter in the informative new book, “Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach.”   Chapter 9 discusses both stress and autism individually and, most importantly, in relation to each other. The bulk of research done…

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Hearts in Action: Being A Foster Parent to A Child with Special Needs

Hearts in Action: Being A Foster Parent to A Child with Special Needs Often when people hear the term “foster care,” their minds conjure images of cash-strapped families looking to earn extra income, or some kind of Dickensonian dystopia instead of what it truly is: A continuously rewarding and life-changing experience for both foster parents…

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Registration for Winter 2021 Virtual Social Groups Now Open

Our Virtual Social Groups begin next month! To make a referral, register, or find out more: Contact the Outpatient Department Referral & Service Administrator, Arva Goddard at 401-274-6310 x 1242. Elementary School Virtual Group Middle School Virtual Group High School Virtual Group      

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Groden Center Treatment Foster Care featured in Natural Awakenings RI

Natural Awakenings RI wrote an amazing article featuring one of our GCTFC families and Andrea Neri!  There is currently a desperate need for foster families in Rhode Island.  If you think fostering might be for you, please reach out to Brendan Carty @ bcarty@grodencenter.org or visit our web page here! Click Here to Read the…

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How Early Intervention Helps Children With Autism and Developmental Issues

What is Early Intervention (EI)? Simply put, Early Intervention (EI) is a comprehensive and coordinated program of home and community-based services that offers support for families of infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities or delays. Organizations like The Groden Center provide parents and caregivers with a myriad of EI tools and techniques that when consistently…

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