Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP)

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Program/Intervention Name

Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP)


Family Functioning, Marriage and Relationship Support

Program/Intervention Description

The Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP) is a marriage and relationship education intervention that teaches couples (premarital and marital) how to communicate effectively, work as a team to solve problems, manage conflicts without damaging closeness, and preserve and enhance commitment and friendship. Delivered in a group workshop format, PREP uses techniques of cognitive-behavioral therapy and addresses topics such as communication, affect management, conflict management, commitment, fun and friendship, sensuality and sexuality, problem-solving, forgiveness, and emotional supportiveness.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)


Program Goals/Outcomes

Communication skills, Confidence that marriage can survive, Positive bonding between couples, Satisfaction with sacrificing for marriage and partner, Relationship satisfaction and stability, Communication and conflict management, Problem intensity

QIC Target Group

General - 3

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 6: General Population

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 2: Supported by Research

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Natalie H. Jenkins



Contact Email

Contact Phone

(800) 366-0166

External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)