The Added Benefits of Phone Coaching to Relationship Education: A Pilot Study

Phone Coaching cover

A newly published study by Healthy Relationships California (HRC), a leader in the field of Relationship and Marriage Education (RME), provides evidence of benefits for participants when they participate in individualized Phone Coaching after the RME course. Previous research has found that participants completing a Relationship Education (RE) course report higher levels of positive communication with their intimate partner, increased relationship satisfaction, and greater conflict resolution skills. These positive effects have been shown to persist [...] Read more »

“Whoopie, We Saved a Marriage!” and Other Flawed Perspectives

HRC President Patty Howell

By Patty Howell, Ed.M., A.G.C. President, Healthy Relationships California I’m not saying saving a marriage isn’t important, because it is. And it’s especially important if it’s your marriage that a Relationship Education course helped save. This is a big deal, really; one that ripples throughout all parts of your life, and impacts you, your spouse, your kids, their achievement in school, the health of everyone in the family, your effectiveness at work, your family’s income, [...] Read more »

Celebrating 10 Years!

HRC 10 Years summary

Thanks for joining us for the past ten days as we remembered our highlights through the years. We’re grateful for an incredible decade of service, and we look forward to many more years to come! Check out today’s Infographic to see our goals for the future. Read more »

A Look Back at Year 10

HRC Year 10 at a glance

In Year 10 we expanded the Relationship Education field by demonstrating the benefits of RE for programs that help parents in general, fathers in particular, and anyone involved in the criminal justice system. Read on for more details! Read more »

A Look Back at Year 8

HRC Year 8 at a glance

Year 8 was a year of transition as our Founding President stepped down, but the leadership team he developed during his tenure was more than capable of stepping up and continuing our momentum. Year 8 was also the year HRC stepped out on a global stage! Check out some of the other highlights of the year below. Read more »

A Look Back at Year 7

HRC Year 7 at a glance

As the first year of a new grant project, Year 7 at HRC saw some adjustments in our program delivery, including a new focus on parents and those in need of employment services. Find out more in this Infographic. Read more »

A Look Back at Year 6

HRC Year 6 at a glance

In Year 6 we continued to set the pace for the number of individuals served by Relationship Education organizations, and we received heightened national attention for our work. The following Infographic describes our achievements that year. Read more »

A Look Back at Year 4

HRC Year 4 at a glance

By our fourth year, we were influencing the Relationship Education field both across California and on a national level. We also introduced some important program enhancements. Read below to find out more! Read more »