Resources

RESOURCES FOR COUPLES

Our Course: Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

Therapy:

Relationship Education:

Relationship Assessment:

  • The RELATE Institute - Discover your strengths and weaknesses as a relationship partner. Take the Relate Assessment to receive a report on how you are doing in important areas of your relationship.

Books:

  • Fighting for Your Marriage: Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving a Lasting Love (Amazon). Follows the PREP curriculum for those who might want more of a skills approach
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work (Amazon) Uses the curriculum we will be following
  • Love Me Slender: How Smart Couples Team Up to Lose Weight, Exercise More, and Stay Healthy Together (Amazon) This book, written by Bradbury and Karney discuss how couples can work together in their health goals

Websites:

  • RELEVATE (Facebook.com/MyRelevate) - A relationship education phone app that is currently being developed, but currently has a FB and twitter handle that posted information
  • Gottman Institute - Posts a lot of information that will overlap with our curriculum

Videos:

 

 

RESOURCES FOR SINGLES

Our Course: PICK a Partner

Relationship Education:

Blogs:

Videos:

Assessment of Readiness for a Relationship:

 

 

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

Our Course: Strong Parents, Stable Children

Gottman Parenting Resources

Gottman Parenting Resources

Parenting 24/7 (U of I Extension)

Parenting 24/7 (U of I Extension)

divorce education

Online Divorce Education

parenting-book

Parents Forever

focusonkid

Focus on Kids

online parentingParenting Online Programs

parenting-resource-book

National Parenting Education Network

emotions-resource

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

 

PBS Parents

Additional websites

HealthyChildren.org

Aha! Parenting

Kids Health

The Center for Parenting Education

 

 

RESOURCES FOR STEPFAMILIES

Our Course: Smart Steps

Support groups

Online: http://www.steptogether.org/index.html

In Missouri:

Kansas City SAA 
Brad Nowlin Kansas City, MO 64114
913-579-8526
bnow45@kc.rr.com

Step Forward 
Joanne Gramann Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-4241
hazelcj7@aol.com

Additional websites

https://bonusfamilies.com/

http://www.stepfamilies.info/stepfamily-myths.php

http://www.stepfamilies.info/stepfamily-fact-sheet.php

 

RESOURCES FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT/PERSONAL WELL-BEING

Our Course: Taking Care of You: Body, Mind and Spirit

Happify positive psychology exercises

Happify positive psychology exercises

 

The How of Happiness

The How of Happiness

Positivity by Barbara Fredrickson

Positivity by Barbara Fredrickson

 

Arkansas Extension

Arkansas Extension

WebMD

WebMD relaxation techniques for stress

MayoClinic

Mayo Clinic stress management

Ornish Lifestyle

Ornish Lifestyle

 

 

RESOURCES FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Our Course: Making Money Count

Websites

www.mymoney.gov

www.annualcreditreport.com

www.helpwithmybank.gov

Worksheets

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/pdf-1020-make-budget-worksheet.pdf