Research-based publications and programs have been created for strengthening family relationships within their communities, regardless of their situations.  These publications are designed to provide: 

1) families with home study materials that include the fact sheets and more indepth resources. 

2) family life educators with teaching guides and fact sheets for conducting educational classes in their communities and information on the impact of the Families!  programs. 

Each set of educational publications has evaluation surveys to help the author(s) determine the usefulness of the materials.  Instructions about returning the completed surveys are included in the teaching guides.  

The publications include information and skill-building activities in the following content areas:

Basic Communication
Couple Relationships

Families experiencing separation or divorce
Stepfamily relationships
Intercultural relations for helping families
Family relations and personal growth