HBFT Partnership - Home Based Family Therapy

What is the HBFT Partnership?

The HBFT Partnership will no longer be able to offer trainings to providers in Kansas due to budget cuts.  We have appreciated the opportunity to provide training and resources to the clinicians of Kansas for the last 10 years.  We realize there will be questions regarding fidelity and KDADS has requested that you direct your questions to John Hostetler, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Again, thank you for the opportunity to work with all of you and all the best as you continue to serve the families of Kansas.

 -HBFT Partnership Team


The Home-Based Family Therapy (HBFT) Partnership was launched by the Family Center at Kansas State University (KSU) and Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) to promote best practices for home-based family therapy. Partnering is key.

One level of partnership is between the Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) directors, KDADS, and the KSU consultants. The second partnership pairs home-based family therapists with KSU trainers. The third and most critical partnership, between the individual therapist and the client family, is always at the heart of this effort.

The field is moving toward an evidence-based practice framework serving children and families where a member exhibits serious emotional disturbance (SED). Our goal is to help practitioners understand and apply evidence-based principles while inviting input for the development of future evidence-based protocols.

The HBFT Partnership offers opportunities through online learning. This website encourages home-based family therapists across Kansas to help each other while learning from models and interventions that inspire success. Start participating today!


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