ERIC Number: ED220749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Competencies Needed in Marriage and Family Life by Category of Adult Development.
Lingren, Herbert; And Others
This paper presents a model that offers strategies for enhancing quality relationships across the family life cycle. The materials support the identification of characteristics of strong families and describe the course of marital development. The model includes a description of the need for an educational and/or intervention framework to enhance family relationships across the life span of marriage. Competencies needed in the pre-marital stage, continuing through each stage of marriage/no children and parenthood to retirement, widowhood, and death are identified. Suggestions for family counselors are also given. (JA)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Marital Satisfaction
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Family Relations (Milwaukee, WI, October 13-17, 1981).