29. Promoting Positive Pathways for Youth and Young Adults to Healthy Relationships and Marriages

  1. Patricia Noller2 and
  2. Gery C. Karantzas3
  1. Alan J. Hawkins

Published Online: 23 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch29

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

How to Cite

Hawkins, A. J. (2012) Promoting Positive Pathways for Youth and Young Adults to Healthy Relationships and Marriages, in The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships (eds P. Noller and G. C. Karantzas), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354119.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, 4072, Australia

  2. 3

    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, Australia

Author Information

  1. School of Family Life, Brigham Young University, 2050 JFSB, Provo, Utah, United States, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334500

Online ISBN: 9781444354119

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Keywords:

  • implications for policy;
  • positive pathways for youth, and marriage;
  • positive pathways to healthy relationships;
  • services for disadvantaged youth and young adults;
  • government and individuals' decisions on family formation;
  • relationship literacy;
  • relational and familial contexts of sexuality;
  • U.S. legislation, No Child Left Behind;
  • PREP-based Within My Reach (singles)/Within Our Reach (couples);
  • delivery of educational services, existing educational infrastructures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Relationship Literacy Education for Youth

  • Positive Relationship Formation Education for Young Adults

  • Premarital Education for Engaged Couples

  • Summary and Conclusion

  • References