About us

About TASC

Treatment Assessment Screening Center (TASC) is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. We are licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services as an outpatient behavioral health clinic, domestic violence offender treatment program, clinical laboratory, and DUI screening, education and treatment provider. Founded in 1977, TASC of Arizona is known nationally as an innovator in the development and implementation of drug testing and behavioral health programs.

At TASC, we work to maintain long-lasting relationships with every individual and customer we serve. Our programs and services offer comprehensive solutions for life-changing, positive growth. With decades of experience and top-of-the-line technology, we serve a wide range of clientele in our communities, including:

  • Probation and parole departments
  • Drug courts
  • Family and domestic courts
  • Pretrial services
  • Child protective services
  • Correctional facilities
  • Educational institutions
  • Deferred prosecution programs

Our close collaboration with these entities aids and drives our efforts toward improving the community. It is our priority and mission to provide education, support, treatment and rehabilitation for all individuals dealing with behavioral health issues.

Mission Statement

To promote the overall well-being of the community by providing behavioral health services, including substance use treatment, education, forensic drug testing and supportive services.

Vision Statement

Create safe and strong drug-free communities through absolute drug-demand reduction.

Meet the Board of Directors

TASC’s distinguished board of directors is responsible for organizational governance including financial oversight, policy decisions and planning that guide and sustain the organization. Directors work with the CEO and devote their time and talent to fulfill TASC’s mission.

Front Row, Left to Right:
Bruce Peterson, Treasurer
Maricopa County Office of the Legal Advocate

Douglas Kramer, CEO

Back Row, Left to Right:

Lawrence M. Sideman, Ph.D., ABPP
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Arizona School of Professional Psychology
and Associate Director of Internship Training
Argosy University Phoenix

Rita Meiser, Board Vice President
PLC, Attorney

John Hepburn, Ph.D., Board Chair/President
ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Merri Plummer, Secretary
Maricopa County Office of Public Defense Services

Accreditations

TASC and its lab have several certificates of accreditation from top industry organizations, including: