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Severe Behavior Program


What is the Severe Behavior Program?


We provide behavioral treatment to children and adolescents presenting with challenging behavior, such as: 

  • aggression

  • self-injury

  • destructive behavior

  • disruptive behavior 

  • noncompliance

  • tantrums

  • elopement (running away from supervision)


Our Interdisciplinary Team Includes?

  • psychology/applied behavior analysis

  • pediatric medicine

What Treatment Approach is Used? 

We evaluate the child's presenting concerns from a behavioral approach using empirically-supported assessments to understand and effectively reduce any problem behaviors and teach skills that lead to improved functioning. We collect data on the child's behavior before, during, and after treatment to objectively assess the effectiveness of each child’s specific treatment. We work collaboratively with pediatric medicine to assess and treat the child's presenting concerns when appropriate. We work with parents, teachers, and other caregivers to understand the child’s behavior and effectively manage it in the home, school, and community settings. We provide follow-up care to ensure each child continues to meet his or her goals over time and to ensure caregivers have the appropriate skills to decrease challenging behaviors and promote appropriate behaviors. 

What Type of Services are Offered?

Our services include evaluation, outpatient therapy, and consultation. Each child moves through the program based on individual needs. 

To Make an Appointment

Phone: (910) - 660 - 8200

Fax: (910) - 660 - 8199 


NOTE: We will schedule an evaluation after receiving a referral from your child's primary care physician. You will need to send a completed intake form prior to your child's evaluation. 

Referral form
to be completed by
referring physician
Intake form
to be completed by
Authorization to
exchange information form
to be completed by
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