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General Information

Summary Paragraph

Mastering the Mysteries of Love: A Relationship Enhancement (RE) Program for Couples is a relationship skills program created to teach couples how to use the 10 RE skills: Showing Understanding; Expression; Discussion; Coaching; Conflict Management; Problem Solving; Self Change; Helping Others Change; Generalization; and Maintenance; to deepen their love by forming new habits while solving current marital issues.


Curriculum Purpose

The program teaches couples in stable relationships to use relationship enhancement skills to form new habits, solve marital issues, and make problem solutions last. This program teaches couples to have deep intimacy even in the heart of conflict.

Curriculum Type Healthy Marriage / Relationship
Edition 2008
Other Versions Available Yes- Spanish; Korean; low-education version
Total Hours 16.00 to 18.00 hours
Total Hours Flexible Yes
Frequency 8 evening sessions; 1 day and 4 evening sessions; or a 2 day program
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 Adults ages 18 and over
Income Level Not Specified
Race / Ethnicity Not Specified
Education / Literacy Level Not Specified
Relationship Status Committed, 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 Not Specified

Contact Information

URL http://www.skillswork.org/

Costs

Basic Instructional Materials Participant activity book; leader’s guide; instructional videos; dialogue videos; PowerPoint presentation; other teaching aids
Basic Materials Cost $140.00
Additional Training Costs Yes
Copies Can Be Made Yes
Discounts Yes

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance is Available Yes

Evaluation Tools

Customer Satisfaction Survey Available Yes
Pre/Post Tests Available Yes
Additional Cost Not Specified
Test Grading Options Not Specified

Facilitator Requirements

Facilitator Qualifications Especially suited to community HM programs led by volunteers; "Once a facilitator can use the skills in his or her own life, teaching them is easy."
Additional Teaching Requirements Not Specified
Technology Requirements Not Specified
Instructional Approach Group discussions; audio-visuals (DVD or role play); practice activities
Who Attends Couples
Group Size Not Specified
Facilitator Training Required Yes

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