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

Referencing these chapters

From the editors

Callan, S. (2009). Preface. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 7 - 10). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Benson, H. (2009). Introduction to “What works in relationship education?” In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 11 - 20). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Background

Stanley, S. & Rhoades, G. (2009). Marriages at risk: Relationship formation and opportunities for relationship education. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 21 - 44). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Rhoades, G. & Stanley, S. (2009). Relationship education for individuals: The benefits and challenges of intervening early. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 45 - 54). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Benson, H. (2009). Back off or fire back? Negative relationship behaviours amongst postnatal married and cohabiting couples. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 55 - 66). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Markman, H., Rienks, S., Wadsworth, M., Markman, M., Einhorn, L., Moran, E., Mead Glojek, N., Pregulman, M., & Gentry, L. (2009). Adaptation: Fatherhood, individual, and Islamic versions of PREP. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 67 - 74). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Doss, B. (2009). Expanding the reach and effectiveness of marital interventions. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 75 - 86). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Practical

Mansfield, P. (2009). Intervening early: Helping couples manage relationship issues when they first arise. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 87 - 97). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Widmer, K. & Bodenmann, G. (2009). The Couples Coping Enhancement Training (CCET): A new approach to prevention of marital distress based upon stress and coping. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 98 - 107). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Snyder, D., Whisman, M., & Beach, S. (2009). Screening for marital distress: Epidemiologic and clinical perspectives. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 108 - 116). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Lee, N. & Lee, S. (2009). Case study: The Marriage Course. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 117 - 120). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Policy

Coffin, B. (2009). Marriage.gov: A promising public policy. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 121 - 136). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Hansen Helskog, G. (2009). The Norwegian state: A relationship educator. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 137 - 148). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.

Abela, A. (2009). Relationship education for families in transition between different cultural value systems: A Maltese perspective. In H. Benson and S. Callan (Eds.), What works in relationship education: Lessons from academics and service deliverers in the United States and Europe (pp. 149 - 160). Doha, Qatar: Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development.