Testimonial: "I run a community-based mental health clinic that serve families and children and I have ALL of our clinicians and interns do the PACT training before beginning any work with couples. Even those with great experience learn from these experts and come away with new energy and skills for providing therapy to couples." Clinical Psychologist
The PREP Approach in Couples Therapy
A training course is for mental health professionals and relationship education facilitators.
This master class is taught by internationally recognized scholars Howard Markman Ph.D., Scott Stanley Ph.D., and Galena Rhoades Ph.D.
Their insights and commitment to sound research have led advances in many areas of marital and relationship health, including communication, conflict management, and commitment.
These three experts are conducting this training on how to use the skills and strategies of PREP in couple therapy. While PREP was designed as a psycho-educational program, the key concepts are particularly effective and easy to use in couple therapy. This is training is focused on using and applying powerful strategies in the context of therapy with couples or individuals.
Testimonial: From a 20 year user of PREP products, "PREP 8.0 Online is fresh without losing its integrity, the facilitators were GREAT! and it is completely user-friendly." Marine Corps Community Services Prevention & Education Specialist
PREP 8.0 is the most current, instructor friendly, and engaging version of our couples curricula.
Core themes include healthy communication, conflict management, commitment, expectations, fun & friendship, problem-solving, and emotional support. Through the use of participant-friendly materials, videos, and learner-centered activities, PREP 8.0 helps instructors guide couples on a journey of discovery to understand, appreciate, and enrich their connection with each other.
This online training, which was compiled using footage from a live Zoom training, covers the most up-to-date version of Within My Reach (version 4). Those who purchase this training will receive an in-depth break down of units 1-10 of Within My Reach, as well as a brief overview of units 11-15.
Within My Reach is a flexible curriculum designed with the following four goals in mind:
1. helping those in viable relationships to cultivate, protect, and stabilize their unions, and to marry if desired;
2. helping those in damaging relationships to build the support they need to leave safely;
3. helping those desiring a romantic relationship to choose future partners wisely; and/or
4. helping those with children or complicated parenting histories to navigate their romantic relationships in ways that improve the odds for themselves and their children.
Walking the Line addresses the issues that inmates face as they negotiate relationships with the challenges that come from living in confinement. The material focuses dually on being proactive about improving relationships through whatever means possible prior to release as well as managing expectations and employing effective relationship strategies after release.
This course contains four sections, "How I see the World", "Managing Myself", Intimate Relationships", Walking the Line - Inside & Out" with a total of 15 units.
The PREP 8.0 Review Course is for facilitators who have been trained in either an in-person training, live webinar training, or by PREP 8.0 Online Training and have the most current version of PREP 8.0 leader materials Version 1.31. With this review a participant is able to skip around to watch videos and prepare for specific sections of content to be delivered. Purchase this course for review to aid in your workshop preparation!
This free course, PREPing for a Couples Workshop, is designed to help you best implement and facilitate PREP's couples curricula. As you plan how to best integrate PREP into your program, we have put together videos of our Team's best-practices around topics that are key to preparation like class size, recruitment, staffing and coaching, how much content to teach, and many more topic areas! After getting PREP trained (on-line or in-person) we recommend watching this video to get a sense of how to best host PREP workshops for the couples you work with in you program. What's great is we have separated out this course into different sections in which you could come back to and review entirely free at any time.