Family Enrichment

What Is Family Enrichment?

Family Enrichment is a set of courses designed to help married couples professionalize personal, marital and parental development by becoming experts in the case study method so that they can ultimately: 

1) Strengthen relationships, especially with their spouse 
2) Become better parents 
3) Develop strong problem-solving habits
4) Foster and deepen friendships

What is the Case Study Method?
 
Ongoing training and education is so often employed in the professional environment but what about ongoing training and education for personal, parental, or marital development? Family Enrichment employs the case study method to professionalize personal, marital and parental development.
 
The case study method, commonly found in business and law school classrooms, helps to examine third-party scenarios which are often relevant to the participants’ lives. The couples and groups analyze complex and sometimes daunting situations that can come up in life to better understand their causes and identify resolutions. They become experts in the method that they can apply to any situation at home, work or otherwise.

Frequently Asked Questions

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • What is Family Enrichment?

    Family Enrichment is a set of courses designed to help married couples become proficient in addressing personal, marital and parental issues by means of the case-study method. Family Enrichment is an initiative of the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD). The Family Enrichment course is designed to:  
     
    1) Strengthen your relationship with your spouse.
    2) Help you become more effective parents.
    3) Develop strong problem-solving skills.
    4) Foster and deepen friendships with other couples.
  • What is the Case Study Method?

    Ongoing training and education is so often employed in the professional environment but what about ongoing training and education for personal, parental, or marital development? Family Enrichment employs the case study method to professionalize personal, marital and parental development.
     
    The case study method, commonly found in business and law school classrooms, helps to examine third-party scenarios which are often relevant to the participants’ lives. The couples and groups analyze complex and sometimes daunting situations that can come up in life to better understand their causes and identify resolutions. They become proficient in the method that they can apply to any situation at home, work or otherwise.
  • What is the Matrimonial Love Course, “Marriage is a Journey”?

    “Marriage is a Journey” is a Family Enrichment course for married couples of all ages, designed for all married couples who want to strengthen their marriage and deepen their personal growth. The course is not intended to serve as therapy nor designed for marriages in crisis. “Marriage is a Journey” helps couples by providing the knowledge and tools to achieve greater marital happiness.
  • What are the course objectives? 

    • Promote a deeper understanding of the nature of marital relationships and the family.
    Educate spouses regarding the human virtues that enhance their marriage and their role as parents.
    Identify opportunities, solve issues, and set goals within the family using the case study method.
    Form friendships by learning with other couples who are committed to improving their marriage and family life.

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