WHAT IS PREPARE/ENRICH?
PREPARE/ENRICH is a customized couple assessment completed online that identifies a couple's strength and growth areas. It is one of the most widely used Programmes for premarital counseling and premarital education. But there are also customized versions of the inventory used for marriage counseling, marriage enrichment, and dating couples considering engagement. Based on a couple's assessment results, a trained facilitator provides 1 feedback session in which the facilitator helps the couple discuss and understand their results as they are taught proven relationship skills.
How many people have taken the PREPARE/ENRICH Program?
Over 4 million couples have taken the PREPARE/ENRICH Program since it began in 1980.
What are the major goals of the PREPARE/ENRICH Program?
Over the last 30 years, the PREPARE/ENRICH relationship assessment has empowered and energized more than 4 million couples. We're the #1 premarital inventory and couples assessment tool.
PREPARE/ENRICH will help you:
Identify strength and growth areas
Explore personality traits
Strengthen communication skills
Resolve conflicts and reduce stress
Compare family backgrounds
Comfortably discuss financial issues
Establish personal, couple, and family goals
PREPARE/ENRICH assesses these areas of your relationship:
12 Relationship Scales — communication, conflict resolution, roles, sexuality, finances, spiritual beliefs and more
5 SCOPE Personality Scales
4 Couple and Family Scales — based on the Circumplex Model
4 Relationship Dynamic Scales
30 Customized Scales
Is the PREPARE/ENRICH Program valid & reliable?
An important strength of the PREPARE/ENRICH Inventories is their strong psychometric properties. High levels of reliability and validity have been found for each instrument, making them valuable tools for research as well as clinical use.
U.S. National Norms based on over 500,000 couples
High Levels of Validity and Reliability:
PREPARE has validity in that it discriminates premarital couples that get divorced from those that are happily married with about 80-85% accuracy. Reliability is high (alpha reliability of .80 - .85).