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Courses

This course educates course takers on the subject of healthy marriage and relationship education skills; discusses the research on the benefits of these skills to families; describes the range of ways these skills can be integrated into services and service delivery systems; and highlights how the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families can support integration efforts.
Strong Relationships, Strong Families: Introduction to Healthy Relationship Education Skills for Stakeholders
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This course covers seven key aspects of healthy relationships that interconnect with self-sufficiency and well-being. It is divided into seven chapters, with each chapter including tips, techniques, and resources to equip stakeholders in integrating healthy relationship skill development into existing social services. The seven chapters in this course are: Care for Self: Being Physically and Mentally Healthy; Getting to Know Partners Well; Nurturing the Relationship; Showing Affection and Respect; Developing and Maintaining Friendship; Dealing with Differences in Healthy Ways; and Engaging in a Positive Social Network.
Strong Relationships, Strong Families: Integrating Healthy Relationship Education Skills into Social Services
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Conflict Management is one of four courses in the Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills series. This series uses an “inside-out” approach: First, the course will help you better understand healthy conflict management at a personal level; then it will equip you to educate the families you serve.
Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills: Conflict Management
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Communication is one of four courses in the Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills series. This series uses an “inside-out” approach: First, the course will help you better understand healthy communication at a personal level; then it will equip you to educate the families you serve.
Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills: Communication
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Parenting is one of four courses in the Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills series. This series uses an “inside-out” approach: First, the course will help you better understand healthy parenting at a personal level; then it will equip you to educate the families you serve.
Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills: Parenting
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Financial Management is one of four courses in the Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills series. This series uses an “inside-out” approach: First, the course will help you better understand financial management at a personal level; then it will equip you to educate the families you serve.
Core Healthy Marriage and Relationship Skills: Financial Management
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The Family Violence Prevention course is designed to help safety net service providers better understand the issues that low‐income families face and consider how strengthening healthy relationships and promoting safety can complement existing programs and services. It provides general information and raises awareness about the importance of addressing domestic violence, child maltreatment, and family safety, and includes information that will increase service providers' understanding of these issues and help them identify other beneficial resources or referrals in the community that may support their efforts to institute healthy relationship policies and practices.
Family Violence Prevention
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Tutorials

Based on Research Center research-to-practice briefs and toolkits, tutorials offer visual learners and others a dynamic way to gain knowledge about the benefits of integrating healthy marriage and relationship education. These tutorials are not designed to provide continuing education units.

This tutorial is designed to support safety-net service agencies and providers in their work with families and individuals in a range of relationship contexts, including those who: are at risk of domestic violence or child maltreatment; have already experienced family violence; or are asking for agency support as they work toward or attempt to maintain healthy family relationships.
Family Violence Prevention: A Toolkit for Stakeholders
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This Guide is designed to support safety-net service providers like you who are exploring, developing, or already integrating healthy marriage and relationship education skills into the services you provide. This tutorial will help you to find the most appropriate of the free or low-cost, research-based curricula included in the Guide.
Guide to Free and Low-Cost, Research-Based Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Curricula for Safety-Net Service Providers
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This tutorial is designed to help safety-net service agencies and providers: better understand military structure and culture; better understand and connect with existing resources for military service members and their families; learn more about the role that core marriage and relationship skills play in work, school, family, and military environments; and develop strategies for integrating healthy marriage and relationship skills into service delivery systems for military service members and their families.
A Support and Resource Guide for Working With Military Families
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This tutorial is designed to help safety-net service agencies and providers better serve African Americans through a deeper knowledge of significant historical events. Specifically, the Toolkit is designed to help providers: understand perspectives, improve communication, and strengthen relationships.
Working with African American Individuals, Couples, and Families: A Toolkit for Stakeholders
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This tutorial is designed to help safety-net service agencies and providers better serve Hispanic and Latino families. Specifically, it covers: culture and values; immigration and acculturation; engaging and retaining Latino families in services; and integrating healthy marriage and relationship education into safety-net services.
Working with Latino Individuals, Couples, and Families: A Toolkit for Stakeholders
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