Dr. John Molteni, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
Clinical Director, Director of Behavioral Health / Berlin
Dr. John Molteni is the Director of Behavioral Health Services at Prism, as well as the Director of the new Prism Academy. Dr. Molteni served as the Director of Autism Services at the Hospital for Special Care and was instrumental in the development of outpatient and inpatient services. He is a licensed psychologist and behavior analyst in Connecticut and a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Molteni has been developing educational and clinical services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families for over 20 years. He served as a tenured associate professor at the University of Saint Joseph where he was the founding director of the Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies. During his tenure, Dr. Molteni was responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of graduate programs in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis, and supported the establishment of the Center for Applied Research and Education. Dr. Molteni has published articles in several areas including teaching interventions for children with Autism, alignment of special education services to best practices, and collaboration between disciplines in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders.