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Document Title: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies Series. [Website]
Personal Author: Ferrer-Chancey, Millie.
Publication Year: 2000
Abstract: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies is a series of six home-study lessons to be used with adults in stepfamilies that have children under the age of 18. The lessons address taking the time to think about the stepfamily and the situation, building a strong couple relationship, building step relationships, understanding a child's realities, understanding financial and legal matters, and working with others, such as a former spouse or grandparents. Within each lesson, concepts and guidelines are given as stepping stones to understanding or solving common concerns or problems occurring in stepfamilies. Activities are also given at the end of each lesson for...more
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Document Title: The Marriage Garden: Cultivating Your Relationship So It Grows and Flourishes.
Series Title: The Marriage Garden
Personal Author: Goddard, H. Wallace.
Marshall, James P.
Publication Year: 2006
Abstract: This six-lesson series provides couples with information related to communication, understanding, kindness, forgiveness and dealing with conflict. Each of the lesson guides is available as a free pdf file and the complete series may be purchased as a book. It also includes additional tip sheets for couples and a guide on how to use the curriculum. These materials can be used in many different ways, including: individual study, couple study, group study, marriage mentoring.
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Document Title: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies: For Step-Grandparents.
Series Title: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies
Personal Author: Ferrer-Chancey, Millie.
Publication Year: 2000
Abstract: This lesson from the Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies series is directed toward step-grandparents. It explores the many new challenges, thoughts, and feelings they may have as new step-grandparents and provides suggestions to help overcome those challenges. This publication highlights key points, such as relationships form over time; grandparents and step-grandparents play a vital role in today's society; and encourage grandparents and the stepfamily to create a grandparenting role that is most rewarding for them.
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Document Title: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies for Parents.
Series Title: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies
Personal Author: Ferrer-Chancey, Millie.
Publication Year: 2000
Abstract: The emphasis of this publication from the Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies series is for the parents. The lesson highlights the fact that close attention should be paid to the couple relationship and how it may affect parenting. It also explains that the couple may see the new relationship with joy and happiness but need to remember that the children may not view it similarly. Suggestions are made to remember it takes time and shared experiences to build a relationships with the step-children, to try things differently, to talk about feelings openly and respectfully, and to build new traditions.
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Document Title: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies: Financial and Legal Issues.
Series Title: Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies
Personal Author: Ferrer-Chancey, Millie.
Publication Year: 2000
Abstract: Financial and legal matters can be a common source of conflict in stepfamilies for a current relationship, spouses from a former relationship, and children from either relationship. This lesson in Stepping Stones for Stepfamilies offers ideas on how to address issues in a way that works for each stepfamily type. Along with information on the stepparent/step-child relationship in legal terms, with some information that is pertinent to Florida, tips are given that help some stepfamilies manage their legal and financial issues. More information can be found in the six lesson series, Stepping Stone for Stepfamilies.
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Document Title: CoupleTalk: Enhancing Your Relationship. An Informal Personal Study Course.
Personal Author: Olsen, Charlotte Shoup.
Rice, Trudy.
Publication Year: 1997
Abstract: This booklet offers couples information on skills to strengthen their relationships. It contains six lessons focusing on specific topics or areas of couples' relationships. The topics include how to fight right, learning to listen, expressing yourself, managing expectations, learning to balance competing responsibilities, and becoming best friends. Activity Cards and Leader's Guide are also available.
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Document Title: Long Live the Healthy Family!: A Program for Building and Maintaining Strong Latino Marriages and Families.
Personal Author: Olsen, Charlotte Shoup.
Skogrand, Linda.
DuPree, W. Jared.
Publication Year: 2011
Abstract: A Program for Building and Maintaining Strong Latino Marriages and Families features a complete instructional manual for family life educators to deliver in their communities. Developed by Kansas State University Extension and Utah State University Extension, the manual includes instructor preparation, four lessons on relationship skill building within a Latino cultural context, slides, accompanying handouts, and evaluation instruments.
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Document Title: PeopleTALK: Enhancing Your Relationships. Leader's Guide.
Personal Author: Olsen, Charlotte Shoup.
Publication Year: 2004
Abstract: This lesson is intended to complement the K-State Research and Extension CoupleTALK program. This PeopleTALK lesson gives attention to connections with others, and can be particularly helpful for marital and couple relationships. It emphasizes a process of growth and behavioral change that can help people develop stronger and more satisfying relationships.
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Document Title: FamilyTALK: Making It Work. Leader's Guide.
Personal Author: Olsen, Charlotte Shoup.
Archuleta, Kristy.
Publication Year: 2011
Abstract: This FamilyTALK lesson is designed to give participants research-based information for improving everyday communication among family members, especially for couples. It emphasizes skill-building with the overall goal to increase the capacity to help persons engage in mindful and respectful communication with their family members.
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Document Title: What Happens Now? The Children Are Gone. Leader's Guide.
Personal Author: Merritt, John.
Olsen, Charlotte Shoup.
Publication Year: 2002
Abstract: This lesson is for couples, but can be used by single parents, too, who are facing an empty household after the children have left home. It focuses on relationship building that might have been ignored while the children were living at home.

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