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OFA Highlights: Beech Acres Parenting Center [Audio Podcasts]

Ed. Note: This highlight is from a series entitled Highlights from the Field: Office of Family Assistance Programs at Work for American Families from the Office of Family Assistance Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Technical Assistance Project. Read the original postings: Podcast 1, Podcast 2

Beech Acres Parenting Center

Beech Acres Parenting Center Building Strong Marriages and Relationships in Cincinnati, Ohio works with engaged or expectant couples, couples in crisis, and high school students in Hamilton, Clermont, and Butler Counties. Beech Acres is a Healthy Marriage grantee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Family Assistance.

The Highlights from the Field: Office of Family Assistance Programs at Work for American Families from the Office of Family Assistance Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Technical Assistance Project recently highlighted the Building Strong Marriages and Relationships program with two audio podcast interviews.

Podcast #1
In this podcast Nathaniel Lett, Program Director of the Building Strong Marriages and Relationships at Beech Acres Parenting Center discusses unique approach the program takes to recruiting. They recruit facilitators from the same communities as the participants they serve.

Listen to the first podcast interview on the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Technical Assistance Project website here.

Podcast #2
In this podcast Mike Cox, a Case Manager, facilitator, and trainer for the Building Strong Marriages and Relationships program discusses participant barriers, tools and techniques used in the program, and available services to address needs.

Listen to the second podcast interview on the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Technical Assistance Project website here.

Office of Family Assistance Healthy Marriage grantees help individuals and couples of all ages improve communication skills, understand the components of healthy relationships, increase empathy and emotional bonding, and build conflict resolution and problem-solving skills. Through Healthy Marriage programming, intensive case management, and employment services, participants learn about the benefits of marriage and boost negotiation, financial management, stress and anger management, and parenting skills.

Learn more about Beech Acres Parenting Center and other Office of Family Assistance funded Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood programs at https://hmrf.acf.hhs.gov

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OFA Highlights: Beech Acres Parenting Center [Audio Podcasts]

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