What works in Relationship Education?

Lessons from Academics and Service Deliverers in the United States and Europe

 

Chapter descriptions

 

From the editors

Preface

Introduction

Background

Relationship education

Pre-relationship Education

Cohabitation and relationship education

Singles and other cultures

Challenges facing educators

Practical

Early interventions

Coping with stress

Screening distressed couples

Case study "The Marriage Course"

Policy

United States

Norway

Malta

 

chapter Downloads

 

From the editors

Callan

Benson

Background

Stanley & Rhoades

Rhoades & Stanley

Benson

Markman et al

Doss

Practical

Mansfield

Widmer & Bodenmann

Snyder et al

Lee & Lee

Policy

Coffin

Helskog

Abela

 

Referencing these chapters

Contents

From the editors

Samantha Callan

Preface

Harry Benson

Introduction to “What works in relationship education?”

Background

Scott Stanley & Galena Rhoades

Marriages at risk: Relationship formation and opportunities for relationship education

Galena Rhoades & Scott Stanley

Relationship education for individuals: The benefits and challenges of intervening early

Harry Benson

Back off or fire back? Negative relationship behaviours amongst postnatal married and cohabiting couples

Howard Markman, Shauna Rienks, Martha Wadsworth, Mathew Markman, Lindsey Einhorn, Erica Moran, Nicole Mead Glojek, Marcie Pregulman, & Lea Gentry

Adaptation: Fatherhood, individual, and Islamic versions of PREP

Brian Doss

Expanding the reach and effectiveness of marital interventions

Practical

Penny Mansfield

Intervening early: Helping couples manage relationship issues when they first arise

Kathrin Widmer & Guy Bodenmann

The Couples Coping Enhancement Training (CCET): A new approach to prevention of marital distress based upon stress and coping

Douglas Snyder, Mark Whisman & Steven Beach

Screening for marital distress: Epidemiologic and clinical perspectives

Nicky & Sila Lee

Case study: The Marriage Course

Policy

Bill Coffin

Marriage.gov: A promising public policy

Guro Hansen Helskog

The Norwegian state: A relationship educator

Angela Abela

Relationship education for families in transition between different cultural value systems: A Maltese perspective