09 Jan
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Measuring Couple Relationships, 2003-2007

The Measuring Couple Relationships agreement transferred funds from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to support activities of the NICHD Family and Child Well-Being Network, through the Network’s grant at Child Trends (HD30930/Moore), to review the state of the art in measuring couple […]

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09 Jan
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Strengthening Families with Children Born Out-of-Wedlock, 2001-2003

The Strengthening Families with Children Born Out-of-Wedlock project was jointly funded by ACF’s Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation and Office of Child Support Enforcement. Researchers conducting this study utilized research, information obtained from field observations, and expert consultation to develop a conceptual framework for the design and evaluation of interventions to improve the quality […]

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09 Jan
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Couples on the Brink Project

The Minnesota Couples on the Brink Project led by Bill Doherty has just released an online training course on Discernment Counseling. Discernment Counseling is a new way to work with mixed-agenda couples (one leaning out of the marriage, the other leaning in).  It teaches marriage therapists and counselors a step-by-step protocol for offering couples a multi-session […]

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09 Jan
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Family Foundations

Developed and researched by Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Family Foundations is the result of years of his work as a clinical psychologist, family therapist, and prevention scientist at Penn State University.  Many colleagues, professionals, and families contributed to the development and testing of Family Foundations. We appreciate all of their support.  NIH provided funding for the […]

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09 Jan
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Tips for MRE Practitioners Working with First Responders

First responders (an elite group including police officers/fire fighters/paramedics) are often regarded as “heroes” who are passionate about their public service roles, and who provide invaluable and life-saving services to the community. However, along with demanding work schedules, some of the core skills that make first responders successful in their job can also create challenges […]

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09 Jan
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The Rate of Cyber Dating Abuse among Teens and How It Relates to Other Forms of Teen Dating Violence

Just over a quarter of youth in a current or recent relationship experience cyber dating abuse victimization, with girls more likely to experience abuse than boys. Victims of sexually-oriented cyber abuse are seven times more likely to experience sexual coercion. These and other findings from a survey of 5,647 youth in three northeastern states shed […]

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09 Jan
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Empowered Healing

This is a book about taking a fact-based and spirit-guided integrated approach to responding as a patient and as a caregiver to a diagnosis of a serious disease such as cancer. Includes character and marriage-strengthening encouragement. Susanne M. Alexander facilitates workshops on the topic of Empowered Healing for patients, caregivers, and medical personnel. For more […]

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09 Jan
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Creating Excellent Relationships:

This is a workbook focused on character self-assessment and observing character strengths and challenges in a relationship partner. The book includes detailed guides to understanding 58 character qualities—how to practice them, what it looks like when they need to be strengthened, and what it looks like to misuse them and cause harm. Susanne M. Alexander […]

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09 Jan
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Money Habitudes

Money Habitudes® is a fun, game-like toolkit in the form of a deck of cards. The simple but effective activity is used as a financial conversation starter and a money personality test. It can be employed as an ice breaker, a stand-alone class or a module that is part of other relationship and/or financial programs. […]

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