COVID-19 Updates

Out of concern for the safety of trainees and the communities we serve, and in adherence with current social distancing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and from Governor Asa Hutchinson, the below cancellations and adjustments to our training schedule have been made. We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause. Watch the ARBEST Newsletter and the ARBEST Facebook page for training news. For questions or concerns, please email us at

The Following Trainings ARE CANCELED:

  • Introductory Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), April 22-23, 2020
  • Advanced Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for Pre-School and School-Aged Children with Trauma-Related Problematic Sexual Behaviors, April 30, 2020
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) – Two-Day Training – May 6-7, 2020
  • Implementing Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) in Groups – May 8, 2020

Tentative Training Dates after May 2020:

As the situation is rapidly evolving and the future is hard to predict, trainings scheduled after May 2020 are subject to change based on the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the State of Arkansas. Any changes or cancellations will be announced with advanced notice by email, in the ARBEST newsletter, and on the ARBEST Facebook page. This includes Child Parent Psychotherapy scheduled for July 21-24. The new application opening date for this training will be communicated as soon as possible. 

Current Consultation Calls:

Call leaders will communicate with those currently on ARBEST consultation calls about any accommodations or schedule changes that may occur in response to the current situation.


Providing Mental Health Services via Telehealth

Supporting Families and Protecting Children