Increasing Program Completion Rates with Coach-Support in Web-Based Relationship Education Programs

By Sarah Hokanson

Bottom-Line First: For a web-based relationship education program, having video-call interactions with coaches can substantially improve program completion rates. Continue reading “Increasing Program Completion Rates with Coach-Support in Web-Based Relationship Education Programs”

The Challenges of Recruitment

By Sarah Hokanson

The Bottom-Line First: Recruiting lower income couples for relationship education is difficult. As relationship educators, we need to be intentional in planning for and carrying out effective recruitment strategies. This will require us to allocate more resources to our recruitment efforts. This study outlines challenges and successes practitioners have experienced in recruiting lower income couples. Continue reading “The Challenges of Recruitment”

Taking Account of Different Relationship-Belief Patterns in Relationship Education

By Sarah Hokanson

The Bottom-Line First: ┬áPeople come to relationship education classes with different beliefs about forming and developing relationships. These beliefs invariably bring with them different needs. This study identified five different groups of relationship beliefs among participants and explored the risk factors associated with each group. As relationship educators, recognizing these groups can help us better focus on the needs of our clients. Continue reading “Taking Account of Different Relationship-Belief Patterns in Relationship Education”