Intensive Family Preservation (HOMEBUILDERS) for Youth with SED

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Program/Intervention Name

Intensive Family Preservation (HOMEBUILDERS) for Youth with SED


Behavioral Management and Treatment, Child Mental Health - externalizing, Crisis Intervention, Family Functioning, Family Support and Placement Stabilization Programs, Parent Engagement, Parenting Skills - Training and Enhancement, Social/emotional functioning

Program/Intervention Description

HOMEBUILDERS provides intensive, in-home crisis intervention, counseling, and life-skills education for families who have children at imminent risk of placement in state-funded care. HOMEBUILDERS is also used for families whose children are being returned from out-of-home care, and for difficult post-adoption situations.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

0-5, 6-12, 13-17, Parent/Adult

Program Goals/Outcomes

prevent the unnecessary out-of-home placement of children through intensive, on-site intervention, and to teach families new problem-solving skills to prevent future crises.

QIC Target Group

Pre -Target 1

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 4: Foster Care

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 2: Supported by Research

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor


Contact Email

Contact Phone

253-874-3630 Seattle 253-927-1550 Tacoma

External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)