ERIC Number: ED255968
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Workshops on Family Communication.
Galvin, Kathleen M.
Intended to help speech communication professionals become involved in developing, implementing, and evaluating marital or family enrichment programs, this booklet discusses the theory and practice of using marital enrichment programs to increase family harmony. The first section contains an overview of selected enrichment programs, as well as discussion on program effectiveness, communication-related skills, and program leadership. The second section (1) focuses on planning strategies, gaining exposure, creating instructional designs, planning for evaluation/feedback, and the mechanics of the workshop; and (2) includes relational exercises, and sample workshop schedules. The booklet concludes by focusing on the unique opportunities available for speech communication professionals through directing marriage and family enrichment programs. (EL)
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Family Communication, Family Counseling, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Marital Satisfaction, Marriage Counseling, Postsecondary Education, Workshops
Speech Communcation Association, 5105 Backlick Rd., Building E, Annandale, VA 22003 ($5.00).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.; Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.