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Outreach Programs

Our department has always been research-driven, but service-oriented. This is why our research is directly applied to the benefit of our community through a number of outreach programs. Our academic units offer support services in their area of specialty, ranging from couple and family therapy to assist in improving workplace culture. Learn more below to see how we're ready to help you and other members of our community.

Divorce Education Assessment Collaborative

Divorce Education Assessment Collaborative (DEAC)

The Divorce Education Assessment Collaborative (DEAC) is working to create and provide a standardized divorce education assessment tool that all divorce education programs can use to assess the effectiveness of their program. By assessing effectiveness, they can begin to see which programs will be beneficial for coparents who are going through the divorce process.

Family Center

Family Center

The Family Center provides quality therapy services at affordable rates to individuals, couples, and families in the greater Manhattan area and surrounding communities. Their mission is to provide systemically-oriented counseling services concentrating on the needs of the individual within the context of relationships and families. The Family Center's therapists look beyond the individual and turn to families, schools, the client's workplace, churches and other relationships to understand and intervene into the problem situation.

K-State Research and Extension

Department of Applied Human Sciences Extension

K-State Research and Extension is an outreach and engagement arm of the university that has professionals across Kansas to support family strengthening, healthy development and relationship resilience through practical information and educational programs.

Hoeflin Stone House ECE Center

Center for Child Development

The Center for Child Development is a licensed early childhood education center accredited by NAEYC. Their lab programs work to provide a rich and deep understanding of early childhood development informed by theory, research, and best practice.
Speech & Hearing Center

Speech & Hearing Center

The K-State Speech and Hearing Center is a state-of-the-art facility, providing high quality, comprehensive clinical services to individuals with communication or swallowing impairments. Their help is available to students, residents of Manhattan and the surrounding communities and they provide individual sessions as well as small group service. They also support special programs and projects in the Manhattan area that provide further outreach.