Cultivating Healthy Relationships and Marriages: An On-line Training on Effective Programming

The following presentations were developed as part of the Ohio State University Family Life Electronics Seminar on Relationship and Marital Enrichment Education. These papers were later published in The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues and included in the Cultivating Healthy Couple and Marital Relationships: A Guide to Effective Programming.

For more information about the presentations, please contact Ted Futris, Family Life Extension Specialist at the University of Georgia.

What's Love Got to Do With It? The Role of Healthy Relationships and Marriages in Promoting Healthy Children, Families and Communities

Authors: Francesca Adler-Baeder and Karen Shirer


A Framework for Using Research and Evaluation in Marriage Education Programming

Author: Brian Higginbotham


Offering Relationship and Marriage Education in your Community

Authors: Charlotte Shoup Olsen and Karen Shirer


Youth Focused Relationships and Marriage Education

Author: Jennifer Kerpelman


Marriage Education for "Stepcouples"

Author: Francesca Adler-Baeder


Relationship and Marriage Education: Working with Low-resource and Culturally diverse audiences

Authors: Linda Skogrand and Karen Shirer


The Role of Commitment and Communication in Healthy Relationships

Authors: Angela Wiley and Wally Goddard


Building Community Collaborations to Support Healthy and Stable Marriages

Author: Ted Futris

The development of these presentations was funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES) Innovation Program. Additional funding support for the Family Life E-seminar was provided by the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these presentations are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the sponsors.