09 Jan
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Same-Sex Couples and Healthy Relationship Education

This brief reviews current literature regarding same-sex couples and LGB individuals to better understand their needs, strengths, and challenges; how they differ from and are similar to heterosexual couples; existing efforts to provide same-sex focused relationship education; and suggestions for expanding and providing culturally competent same-sex relationship and marriage education. As such, this brief intends […]

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09 Jan
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What Works in Relationship Support: An Evidence Review

What Works in Relationship Support: An Evidence Review   The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships Evidence review sets out what we know about the most efficacious practice in supporting couples.    The review focuses on three areas: Couple Therapy – This chapter summarises the current state of couple therapy research, indicating that there is very […]

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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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09 Jan
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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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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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Family Strengthening Research: FY 2013

This report provides detailed summaries of major research investments by OPRE’s Division of Family Strengthening (DFS) along with brief overviews of past projects. The featured projects cover topics that include strengthening relationships within families, supporting fatherhood, nurturing children through their families, reducing teen pregnancy, and supporting youth in their transition to adulthood. The report also […]

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09 Jan
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Facilitating Forever

High levels of divorce, cohabitation, and fragile unions, especially among the less educated in the United States, mean that unprecedented numbers of children are growing up in families without two parents in a healthy, stable relationship. This family instability poses increased risks to children’s well-being and healthy development.   This report by Alan J. Hawkins, […]

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