10 Ways Couple Assessments can Improve any Relationship Education Program (3)

Assessment can help identify couple strengths as well as growth areas and not only assists in identifying strengths, but with facilitation helps build couple strengths.

Assessment is a critical component of most professions but professionals working with couples or families have often failed to take advantage of these assessments. Physicians typically run a variety of diagnostic tests before they make their final decision on treatment. Teachers use examinations to determine a students achievement level. Police Officers use radar to determine the speed a car is driving. Engineers use stress tests to determine whether a structure will be functional for the task.

Following on from last weeks post, the following are ten (10) ways that couple assessment can increase the impact of any marriage or family education program:

3. Assessment can help identify couple strengths as well as growth areas.

A major component of the PREPARE/ENRICH assessment is that it identifies couple strengths in addition to specific relationship issues for the couple. One goal of the program is to not only identify strengths, but to help build couple strengths. Couples are often surprised to learn what strengths have been identified by the assessment.

For more tips and reminders, tune in next week… Read about the 10 ways Couple Assessment can improve your relationship education program.

Contract PREPARE/ENRICH Australia at: prepare-enrich.com.au or call us today (02) 9520 4049

PREPARE/ENRICH is a customised online assessment tool that identifies each couples unique strength and growth areas. Based on their assessment results, a facilitator provides feedback sessions, helping couples to discuss and understand their results while teaching them proven relationship skills.


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