Empowering Women through Relationship Education: Healthy Relationships California President Conducts Special Training at Global Peace Convention in Manila, Philippines

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San Diego, CA: March 13, 2017: Global opinion leaders increasingly recognize the importance of women’s empowerment as a means to creating a more just world. Women’s role in creating a leadership culture for peace and development was highlighted in a special training conducted by Patty Howell, president of Healthy Relationships California (HRC) at the Global Peace Convention held in Manila, Philippines on Feb. 28-March 3, 2017. Speaking to a standing room only audience of more [...] Read more »

RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION YIELDS BROAD IMPACT ON FAMILIES, REVEALS RESEARCH BY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CALIFORNIA

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RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION YIELDS BROAD IMPACT ON FAMILIES, REVEALS RESEARCH BY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CALIFORNIA  Many Participate in Relationship Education to Improve Their Parent-Child Relationship, Rather than a Romantic Partnership San Diego, CA—April 13, 2016—In the midst of this year’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Healthy Relationships California (HRC) has published research findings that demonstrate how Relationship Education (RE) can improve parent-child relationships and decrease the chances of hostile behavior occurring in the home. “Strengthening Family Ties: [...] Read more »

Relationship Education Valuable for Teens and Fits New ESSA Guidelines

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Relationship Education Valuable for Teens and Fits New ESSA Guidelines San Diego, CA—January 20, 2016—A new report on Relationship Education (RE) finds benefits for teens across the key relationships in their lives, and sheds light on RE as a means for meeting “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) guidelines. Early Intervention: The Impact of Relationship Education on Youth—the most recent RE study published by Healthy Relationships California (HRC)—helps quantify the benefits of RE for adolescents across [...] Read more »

Prominent Relationship Training Organization Appoints Vice President to Lead Innovative Fatherhood Grant

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San Diego, CA—January 6, 2016—Healthy Relationships California (HRC), the nation’s largest Relationship and Marriage Education (RME) organization, announces the appointment of K. Jason Krafsky as Vice President and Project Director of the West Coast Dads & Kids Initiative. Mr. Krafsky, who has 19 years experience in community organizing around healthy relationships and responsible fatherhood and is a nationally recognized expert in these fields, has served as a marketing consultant to HRC since 2007, and has [...] Read more »

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

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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 »

10 Years of HRC Curricula

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For the past ten years, HRC has been proud to help produce an effective, research-based series of “World Class” Relationship and Marriage Education curricula for a large range of target populations. These interactive, high-impact programs are very popular with participants from all walks of life; take a look to see which one is right for you! Read more »

More than Marriage Education: A Larger Perspective on Transforming Lives

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By Patty Howell, Ed.M., A.G.C., President Marriage Education was the pulse of our organization from Day 1. In fact, when Healthy Relationships California was founded in 2005, the word marriage was part of our corporate name—California Healthy Marriages Coalition. Our organization has always believed in Marriage Education and we have amassed impressive evidence that shows we’re very good at Marriage Education. And, we know very clearly—from hundreds of research studies on key social factors associated [...] Read more »

Las 3 Maneras En Que Hispanos Benefician en la Educación para Relaciones

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La investigación de Relaciones Saludables de California muestra que la Educación para Relaciones beneficia a todo tipo de gente. Aquí puede ver cómo las clases han específicamente ayudado a nuestros participantes hispanos. Relaciones Saludables de California comparte con usted una infografía que resume la investigación sobre la Educación para Relación y el Matrimonio. Habrá mas infograf ías en el futuro. Por favor comparta con sus amigos a través de correo electrónico, Facebook y Twitter, y [...] Read more »

3 Ways Hispanics Benefit from Relationship Education (Infographic Series)

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HRC’s research shows that Relationship Education benefits people from all walks of life. Here’s a look at how our Hispanic participants specifically have been helped. HRC is releasing an infographic series summarizing the research on Relationship and Marriage Education (RME). Watch for more infographics to come. Please share with your friends through email, Facebook, and Twitter, and feel free to share these images on your websites. Help us get the word out about the power [...] Read more »

Relationship Tools for Every Season

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Welcome to Fall. As the air gets crisp and the leaves start to turn, the rhythm of our daily schedule changes, reminding us that life is all about transition. We enter the world as infants and then progress through each new season, learning as we go. Relationships pass through seasons, too, and we need to equip ourselves to deal successfully and caringly with people and situations as they develop. It is understandable to think that [...] Read more »