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. Watch the original posting here.
The Dibble Institute
This highlight from the field is a video interview with staff and participants from The Dibble Institute, a Healthy Marriage grantee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Family Assistance. Some teens in California are building a foundation for healthy romantic relationships now, and gaining skills for lasting, positive family environments in the future. The Dibble Institute is helping students gain valuable relationship skills.
The Dibble Institute video can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oH9hSBng-eU
Healthy Marriage grantees help individuals and couples of all ages improve communication skills,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 The Dibble Institute and other Office of Family Assistance funded Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood programs at https://hmrf.acf.hhs.gov
Office of Family Assistance