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The Marriage Meeting Program: A Strength Based Approach for Successful Relationships

Author: Marcia Naomi Berger, MSW, LCSW
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Course Created: 2018

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
4.6 out of 5.0, Based on: 1,709 reviews

Course Summary

A good marriage supports the growth and vitality of both partners. This class offers a proactive, preventive strategy for strengthening couples relationships. Demonstrated to increase relationship happiness, this practical, self-help approach empowers clients with skills to hold a weekly “marriage meeting” that keeps a relationship on track, fostering intimacy, romance, teamwork, and successful resolution of conflicts. Step-by-step instructions make it easy for clients who are receptive to this approach to implement this highly practical program.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the value of helping clients create more fulfilling marriages
  • How societal changes bred new spousal expectations
  • Explain how the marriage meeting tool is consistent with many therapy models
  • Discuss how marriage meetings are consistent with self-help programs AA and Al-Anon

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • The High Cost of Failed Marriages
  • The Structure of a Marriage Meeting Workshop
  • How to Hold Each Part of a Marriage Meeting
  • Marriage Meeting as a Diagnostic Tool
  • Multicultural and Lifestyle Considerations
  • Detailed Notes on Conducting a Marriage Meeting Workshop Is approved by the American Psychological Association To sponsor continuing education For psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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