09 Jan
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Branding a Marriage and Relationship Education Program

In our society, there are more and more products and services competing for our time and attention. In order to capture the attention of the public and inspire action, service providers must think through the following questions: “How do people choose which activities to invest time and money in?” “How can the benefits of our […]

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09 Jan
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Alcohol Problems in Intimate Relationships: Identification and Intervention: A Guide for Marriage and Family Therapists

"As a marriage and family therapist, you are likely to see many individuals, couples, and families in your practice who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing significant alcohol-related problems. This Guide will: Introduce you to an alcohol problems framework and its implications for alcohol treatment and intervention; Provide you with background information on […]

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09 Jan
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Delivering Relationship Education to College Students. How-To Guide

Young adults are typically eager to learn about relationships and how to succeed in them. Some are considering engagement/marriage whereas others are looking for guidance on how to make smart choices when it comes to dating partners. With a rate of 3.5 divorces per 1,000 people, many young adults have experienced the break up of […]

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09 Jan
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Engaging Men in Marriage Education. How-To Guide

Although both men and women are involved in marriage, relationship matters are often considered the woman’s domain. For practitioners offering marriage and relationship education (MRE), this general belief can often make engaging men in your program a challenge. Information is relatively sparse with regard to how men can be engaged in marriage education. There is […]

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Hiring Marriage Educators for Your Healthy Marriage Program. How-To Guide

Marriage education is available to a large number of couples and individuals across the United States, due in part to the authorization of federal funds supporting state and local healthy marriage activities. There are more than 300 programs funded through public dollars to deliver relationship education and related services to youth and adults. A key […]

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09 Jan
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How to Partner With Existing Social Service Systems. How-To Guide

Government touches the lives of families in many ways. Because of the complexity of governmental organizations, community- and faith-based organizations may be reluctant to partner with government, especially to deliver marriage/relationship education services (MRE). This guide is intended for practitioners who are familiar with operating an MRE program and are interested in exploring collaboration with […]

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09 Jan
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Marriage Mentoring. How-To Guide

Marriage mentoring is a marriage education strategy that pairs an experienced couple alongside a younger couple to help them navigate through the ups and downs of their relationship. The amount of time the two couples stay connected varies, but generally averages six to twelve months. A successful mentor relationship can last informally for years. This […]

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