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Project Harmony:

Project Harmony offers relationship education to couples and individuals as well as essential skills to promote success in the workplace while learning more about personal strengths.

Using the Prevention Relationship Enhancement Program – PREP, our program will help individuals and couples learn effective communication strategies, gain tools to cope with stressful situations, learn to listen and be heard and improve conflict management skills to positively impact relationships and careers. Participants will also engage in our Career Pathways Program that includes workshops to improve knowledge and skills in financial literacy and to enhance employability skills.

Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant: #90FM0078. These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.

Project Harmony is classified as a research study at the University of Central Florida, UCF IRB SBE-15-11828. This study is under the direction of Dr. Sejal Barden, Principal Investigator and Dr. Dalena Dillman Taylor, Co-Principal Investigator.

Career Pathways Program includes:

Money Matters workshop – This workshop focuses on financial management and literacy, increasing knowledge and practical skills on how to manage money by preparing a personal/family spending plan, and identifying ways to decrease spending and increase income.

Career Skills & Personal Branding workshop – This workshop focuses on practical career search techniques as well as ways to secure a new job. In addition, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to market their career skills and make their best impression in the workplace.

We also aim to improve access to community social services, career related services, and others. Participants are randomly assigned to different formats of the program. The different formats will offer the same services, but in a different order. See “website page outlining two programs” for more information about Project Harmony.

Proyecto Harmony en Español.

 

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Administrative Contact Information:

Telephone: 407.823.1748 | Fax: 407.823.1749 | Email: mfri@ucf.edu

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If you are interested in receiving more information about Project Harmony, please fill out the inquiry form at this link and one of our team members will be happy to contact you: http://mfri.ucf.edu/contact-us/
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute3 days ago
This weekend try participating in this all day challenge. All you need is you and your partner.

The rules are:
✨ If your partner leaves the room, building, car, you kiss them goodbye and if your partner walks into the room you kiss them hello. This also means if you separate in a store for a long period of time you must kiss goodbye and hello.

✨ It doesn’t matter if your partner leaves for 30 minutes or for just a second to grab a something from another room real quick it still counts!

Try it out! We hope your weekend is filled with new memories and laughter 💖
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute5 days ago
There are many benefits to Project Harmony, our favorite is seeing couples happy to express themselves by learning new ways to communicate with each other. It is a reminder that being open to change and learning new ways to do things can be refreshing for a relationship.

If you're interested in joining our no cost program give us a call at (407) 823-1748
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute
UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute6 days ago
Showing love to those we care about is extremely important. It is equally as important to receive it for yourself. Embrace each moment you have with your loved ones, and allow yourself to love and be loved.