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EASTCONN’s Psychological & Behavioral Consultation Services Department offers (a) appraisal, assessment, and/or program evaluation, (b) consultation and technical assistance, and (c) professional development to teachers, staff, teams, and administrators related to the following areas. Throughout this work, we are focused on the development, implementation, and assessment of evidence-based practices that facilitate systemic improvements.

School- and district-wide
  • Data-based decision-making
  • Multi-tiered systems of service delivery (e.g., SWPBIS, SRBI), assessment (e.g., screening), implementation, evaluation
  • Best practice in academic, behavioral, social skill supports
  • Systems to support students with intensive needs, including developing practical Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) for students with mild to moderate behavioral concerns
  • Crisis prevention and response
  • Home-school partnership
Classroom- and program-based services
  • Tier 1 - Ecological variables, instructional practices, and classroom management strategies
  • Tier 2 - Evidence-based interventions for at-risk populations (small group intervention) including measurement of knowledge gain and behavioral change (social skills, anger management, problem-solving)
  • Tier 3 - Cooperative-learning strategies, visual supports, and other classroom management techniques to support students with special needs (i.e., ADHD, ASD)
  • Classroom and programs may include general/special education classrooms, autism programs, alternative settings (e.g. for students with ED, life skills programs)
Individual Student
  • Comprehensive diagnostic, psycho-educational, and/or functional behavioral assessment
  • Curriculum-based assessment/intervention for academic issues and related specific evidence-based academic interventions
  • Development, implementation, and progress monitoring of evidence-based academic/behavioral interventions (direct or indirect support to students)
  • School-based counseling
  • Risk/threat assessment


Interested in learning more about the services provided by the Psychological & Behavioral Consultation Services Department at EASTCONN? You can meet our team, learn more about the specific assessment, consultation, and intervention services we provide, get information on past and upcoming professional development presentations and workshops, find the answers to frequently asked questions by parents and educators, or learn about additional resources.

To contact the Psychological & Behavioral Consultation Services Department, Dr. Ravit Stein can be reached via:

Address: 10 Commerce Drive, Columbia, CT 06237
Phone: (860) 228-3240 x213
Fax: (860) 228-3206
Cell: (860) 428-0506

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