The Bluegrass Healthy Marriage Initiative is pleased to invite you to attend the 2008 Central Kentucky Marriage Conference! Held Friday and Saturday, February 8-9, 2008, this conference kicks-off National Marriage Week with an opportunity to be trained and certified to lead some of the nation’s top marriage and relationship skills programs. Ideal for service professionals, clergy, grant staff, and community volunteers seeking training in relationship education models, the conference features training by Dr. Steven Stosny on Love Without Hurt; Mary Ortwein on Mastering the Magic of Love Relationship Enhancement®, and Dr. Rosario Slack and Nisa Mohammed on Basic Training for Couples. Also available are Prepare/Enrich by Dr. James Rayburn and FOCCUS by Dr. Karl Babb.

Two additional events round-out the conference:

On Thursday, February 7th, University of Kentucky Family & Consumer Sciences Extension is hosting a special pre-conference institute for Family and Consumer Science extension agents. This institute features Ted Futris, PhD, of the University of Georgia, and is a unique opportunity for extension agents to learn how to implement successful couple and marital programs for youth and adults.

Then, on the evening of Friday the 8th, Bluegrass Healthy Marriages Partnership, Inc. is hosting the 3rd Celebration of Marriage Banquet, featuring Dr. Steven Stosny as the keynote speaker.

Registration information is available online at  [link no longer available]