The Bi-County Collaborative Clinical Team consists of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologists, a Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychiatrist, Board Certified Behavioral Analysts, School Adjustment Counselors, Nurses, Educators, and other related service providers. All programs at the Bi-County Collaborative have access to the resources of a clinical team to support the behavioral, educational, physical, and social emotional needs of students.
Barry A. Plummer, PhD
Dr. Barry Plummer is a member of the Bi-County Collaobrative Clinical Team. He holds a PhD in psychology from University of Rhode Island and completed a fellowship in clinical psychology at the Devereux Foundation. Dr. Plummer is licensed as a clinical psychologist in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Dr. Plummer has extensive experience working in public school settings, special-education collaboratives, residential treatment facilities, day programs, and has had an outpatient psychology practice. Additionally, he was on staff at McLean Hospital at Harvard University and administrated an inpatient adolescent unit at Bradley Hospital. For the past 30 years Dr. Plummer has been a faculty member at Albert Medical School of Brown University in the Department of Child Psychiatry, teaching and supervising Clinical Psychology Fellows and Child Psychiatry and Triple Board Fellows.
Steve Bonauto, M.D.
Dr. Steve Bonauto is Board Certified in Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry. He completed his Child and Adolescent Fellowship at Brown University Hospitals in 1994. He maintains an office-based private practice and is also a member of the Bi-County Collaborative Clinical Team. Dr. Bonauto is also an attending psychiatrist at St. Mary's Home for Children in North Providence, RI where he provides direct care to children in both acute and long-term residential treatment.
A licensed Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist is onsite weekly as a member of a multidisciplinary team on Friday mornings. Student cases are presented at these clinical meetings. Medication is reviewed and consultation is provided to outside treating providers. Direct medication management is not offered.
A licensed Child and Adolescent Psychologist is onsite throughout the week at multiple Bi-County Collaborative educational programs to interview and observe students, review records, consult with staff and consult and meet with parents and outside providers. Psycho-educational training is also provided to staff during scheduled consultation times.