Aloha and welcome to Hawaii Behavioral Health (HBH), where we believe each child has a special gift to offer; each family has its own unique strengths to build upon; and each person who struggles with emotional or mental challenges can find hope for a better life.
Hawaii Behavioral Health (HBH) is the leading regional resource for high quality community-based educational, social, and behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and families throughout the State of Hawaii.
Since 1993 HBH’s vision has been to develop a flexible system of services to meet the on-going needs of Hawaii’s youth and families through innovative, culturally relevant, person centered and best practice approaches. Our service continuum includes behavioral instructional and paraprofessional support services, behavioral health intervention services, services through early intervention programs, psychological assessments, individual and family therapy, intensive home-based services, therapeutic foster care, Multi-Dimensional Treatment Foster Care, and parent training.
Our team of dedicated staff lives our mission of improving the health and well-being of the children and families we serve by demonstrating EXCELLENCE in the delivery of our services.
There is a Hawaiian saying: ” A’ohe hana nui ka alu’ia” roughly translated as no task is too big when done together. Our legacy evolves each and every day we working together as a team in the lives of the children and families we serve. Together we nurture the potential and uniqueness of every child we serve, with the belief that each child has a special gift to offer.
Starting in July, HBH staff will be able to help adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities enjoy a full life within their community. The Long-Term Adult Support and Resources (LASR) program will allow us to help 95 adults from Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui. We hope program participants gain new opportunities for making friends, working in volunteer or paid jobs, and becoming more independent.
The contract from the Hawaii Department of Health, Developmental Disabilities Division, runs from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, and is renewable for up to 5 additional years. Hawaii Behavioral Health is the only agency in the state to receive this award. – Read Full Story –
If you’re interested in working in this new program, or know of others who might be, please contact Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The highly-anticipated autism health coverage under Luke’s Law began January 1, 2016. Luke’s Law requires health insurance plans to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism for children ages 13 and under. Hawaii’s children with autism now have access to treatments shown to be their best opportunity to improve their lives. Through Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and other evidence-based therapies, these treatments focus on positive reinforcement,...
New Clinic Provides Mental Health and Autism Treatment Services for Adults, Children, and Families - Open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Due to an increased need for high quality mental health and autism treatment services, Hawaii Behavioral Health will open its new clinic in 2016. Children, adults, and families will have access to licensed HBH providers, who are some of the most experienced experts in Hawaii. Services include: • Autism T...
This service, formerly Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC), is an intensive short-term community based treatment service provided to youth in a family setting for youth between the ages of 3-21 with emotional and behavioral challenges. These youth may require a therapeutic, out-of-home setting with trained, licensed and passionate individuals committed to serving and transitioning youth back to their natural caregivers. Proven Successful Outcomes Through: Yo...