STARTS Program (Short-Term Assessment and Return to School)
The STARTS (Short-Term Assessment and Return to School) Program is an Alternative Interim Educational Setting (AIES) which provides educational and psychological assessment for students who are having serious difficulties in their school and require evaluation to better understand their learning styles and problem behavior.
75 Abington Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Anne Rowland, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist who has been the Program Coordinator of the STARTS Program at SSEC since it began in August 2003. Prior to SSEC, Dr. Rowland was the Clinical Director at the Taunton Adolescent and Family Treatment Program, evaluating and treating adolescents with severe psychiatric and behavioral disorders in an inpatient setting . Her training experience includes two years at the Behavioral Medicine Department at Cambridge Hospital, as well as at the Fenway Community Health Center in Boston. As part of the South Shore Mental Health Doctoral Training Program, Dr. Rowland also supervises the psychology intern placed at SSEC each year.