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Evidence-based Approaches to Relationship and Marriage Education

Description from publisher's website:    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of evidence-based relationship and marriage education(RME)programs. Readers are introduced to the best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating effective RME programs to better prepare them to teach clients how to have healthy intimate relationships. Noted contributors from various disciplines […]

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09 Jan
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Marriage and Child Wellbeing Revisited

Marriage is on the decline, and a growing proportion of children are born to unmarried parents, many of them in unstable cohabiting unions. Research increasingly shows that family instability affects children’s cognitive and social-emotional development in ways that constrain their life chances. With an eye on these trends, the Future of Children first examined marriage […]

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09 Jan
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ELEVATE

Developed in collaboration between Auburn University and the University of Georgia as part of the Alabama Healthy Marriage & Relationship Education Initiative (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—Healthy Marriage Demonstration Grant #90FM0006), ELEVATE is a couples education curriculum that blends practical skills with an understanding of the physiology of human interaction (the heart-brain-behavior connection) […]

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09 Jan
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Strengthening Families Curriculum Resource Guide

This online Resource Guide was developed with the assistance of National Healthy Marriage Resource Center staff. The guide provides information about the content and select features of curricula commonly used by Office of Family Assistance Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood grantees. The Guide can be used to search for curriculum features of interest, such as […]

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09 Jan
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The Creating Lasting Family Connections® | Marriage Enhancement Program (CLFCMEP)

The CLFC Marriage Enhancement Program is an evidence-based curriculum designed for couples in which one or both partners have been physically and/or emotionally distanced due to incarceration, military service, substance abuse, or other circumstances. The program builds and/or strengthens each partners' relationship skills by developing greater capacity in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, emotional […]

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ePREP

ePREP is a 6 hour online program that is self-paced and can be done at any time in the privacy of your own home. There are 7 units in the couples version and 8 units in the singles version. Both versions include written information as well as video examples and tutorials that will help you […]

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A Family-Strengthening Program for Low-Income Families Final Impacts from the Supporting Healthy Marriage Evaluation

Supporting Healthy Marriage (SHM) was a yearlong voluntary marriage education program to help strengthen couples' relationships. SHM had small sustained positive effects on marital quality more than a year after the program ended but did not achieve its objectives of leading more couples to stay together or improving children’s well-being. MDRC SHM Overview Link

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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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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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