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Project Best

Project BEST is a state-wide collaborative effort to use innovative community-based dissemination, training, and implementation methods to dramatically increase the capacity of every community in South Carolina to deliver evidence-supported mental health treatments (ESTs) to every abused and traumatized child who needs them. The long-term goal of Project BEST is to ensure that all South Carolina children and their families, who are identified as having experienced abuse and resulting trauma, receive appropriate, evidence supported mental health assessment and psychosocial treatment services.


Mission of Project BEST
To ensure that all abused children and their families in every community in South Carolina receive appropriate, evidence supported mental health assessment and treatment services.


SCLC-2019 Registration is now OPEN!
Click here to access the registration form
Please note: Participation is limited to 60 participants.



Click here to download a listing of agencies that provide Alternatives to Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) in Bamberg, Berkeley, Beaufort, Calhoun, Charleston, Chesterfield, Colleton, Dorchester, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Hampton, Jasper, Kershaw, Marion, Orangeburg, and Pickens counties.


Duke University and the Center for Child and Family Health in Durham, NC conduct a project in North Carolina which has goals and activities similar to those of Project BEST.

To learn more about the North Carolina Child Treatment Program and to find a roster of trained professionals in North Carolina, click here to visit their website.




Project BEST is partially supported by grants from The Duke Endowment.