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General Information

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The Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP) is a relationship education curriculum for couples. Major adaptations include Within Our Reach for couples and Within My Reach for individuals. These PREP curricula are based on up-to-date research in communication, conflict management, affect regulation, commitment, expectations, intimacy enhancement, emotional safety, and physical safety.

Curriculum Purpose

PREP and Within Our Reach aim to help couples reduce or limit risk factors and raise protective factors, with an overarching focus to help couples develop and maintain safety in terms of long-term security and commitment. Within My Reach additionally focuses on partner selection with regard to important issues such as safety in relationships and the impact of one’s romantic life on one’s children.

Curriculum Type Healthy Marriage / Relationship
Edition 7th
Other Versions Available Yes- couples; individuals; military; Spanish; fathers; the workplace; corrections; faith-based
Total Hours Not Specified
Total Hours Flexible Yes
Frequency Facilitator's discretion
Frequency Flexible Yes
Delivery Format In-Person
Optional Topic Areas Available Yes
Supplemental Facilitator Aids Available Yes
Curriculum Has Been Evaluated Yes
Other Languages Available Yes

Target Learner Characteristics

Age Not Specified
Income Level Not Specified
Race / Ethnicity Not Specified
Education / Literacy Level Not Specified
Relationship Status Engaged, Married
Military Family Not Specified
Incarcerated Father Not Specified
Non-residental Father Not Specified
Multi-partner Family Not Specified
Step Family Not Specified
Expectant Family Not Specified
Parents Not Specified
Relationship In-Distress No

Contact Information



Basic Instructional Materials Participant manual; primary colors personality tool; PREP leader manual; PowerPoint; clips video on DVD
Basic Materials Cost $224.00
Additional Training Costs Yes
Copies Can Be Made No
Discounts Not Specified

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance is Available Yes

Evaluation Tools

Customer Satisfaction Survey Available Not Specified
Pre/Post Tests Available Yes
Additional Cost No
Test Grading Options Not Specified

Facilitator Requirements

Facilitator Qualifications Certification of completion from PREP
Additional Teaching Requirements Good knowledge base for understanding and helping couples learn skills- includes psychologists, social workers, clergy, nurses, lay leaders; good people skills; some organizational skills; good presentation (speaking)
Technology Requirements DVD player; PowerPoint projector
Instructional Approach Didactic and experiential
Who Attends Couples attend couple-based curricula; individuals who are not in relationships or who are in relationships of uncertain commitment or safety attend individual-based curricula
Group Size Not Specified
Facilitator Training Required Yes

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