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.
On My Shoulders (OMS) focuses on core relationship values, such as commitment, respect, and healthy attachment. It also focuses on workable practical skills that make for effective parenting and effective relationships in general. Social science research lends strong support to the idea that improved functioning in one part of life spills over into other areas of life. As such, fathers who work through the On My Shoulders material should see real benefits in many areas of their lives
The On My Shoulders On-Demand Facilitator Training takes approximately 12 hours to complete and covers all of the OMS curriculum.
PREP 8.0 v2 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 v2 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 Got Your Back.
The Got Your Back v5 On-demand Facilitator Training takes approximately 7 hours to complete and covers the 8 modules of the Got Your Back v5 curriculum.
This training will certify you to facilitate the Got Your Back v5 curriculum in a workshop setting as well as allow you to purchase the Got Your Back materials that your participants will need for workshops.
This on-demand 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 v2 Review Course is for facilitators who have been trained in either an in-person training, live webinar training, or by PREP 8.0 v2 On-Demand training and have the most current version of PREP 8.0 v2 leader materials.
With this review course, a participant is able to skip around teaching content to better prepare for delivery of specific sections.
After you are trained, (whether over ZOOM, On-Demand, or In-Person) we recommend watching this video to get a sense of how to best host PREP workshops!
This free course, PREPing for a Couples Workshop, is designed to help you best implement and facilitate PREP's couples curricula. Use this video when planning how to effectively integrate PREP into your program.
You will have access to our team's best-practices around topics that are key to preparation (class size, recruitment, staffing and coaching, how much content to teach, and many more topics). This course is separated into different sections making review easy.