This marriage education workshop, based on the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP) developed by Drs. Howard Markman and Scott Stanley, explores how resource parent couples can resolve conflict and promote intimacy in the family through improved communication. With the help of the workshop facilitator and four couples, participants are taught to recognize both constructive and destructive patterns of communication. Other researchers provide additional information about techniques proven to enhance relationships.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
list the four types of safety needed in a marriage
recognize the four communication danger signs
describe the four warning clues of hidden issues
use the TAB or "Take a Break" Technique
define the speaker's and listener's roles
describe the four steps of problem solving
identify the four steps in the process of forgiveness
describe the five stages of changing a behavior
8 credit hours, $40.00 per person.
This workshop examines resource parent couples' relationships, including:
safety in marriage
patterns of communication
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This course helped start a few very important conversations between myself and my husband. I wish there were more trainings focused on marriage in the stressful situation of foster parenting.