Our Objectives

 AR BEST objectives

·         Clinical Care – Implement evidence-based assessment and treatment practices throughout the state to create a comforting and safe environment for children and adolescents who are traumatized and optimize their physical and mental health outcomes.


·         Training – Provide state-of-the-art training, supervision and learning environments that will maximize the adoption of quality interventions for traumatized children and adolescents.


·        Advocacy – Enhance awareness, expand knowledge and promote collaboration among all individuals working with traumatized children and adolescents and their families.


·        Research/Evaluation – Consistently monitor, assess the effectiveness of, and develop and test new models of interventions for traumatized children and adolescents to provide the safest and most effective care available.