Behavioral Health

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  • Marriage Preparation Workshops

    So, you’re engaged!

    Congratulations on investing yourself in this day to strengthen the skills necessary for building a mutually satisfying relationship!  

    Marriage Preparation Workshops are designed for couples planning to be married within the next year.

    Each workshop is facilitated by a licensed therapist experienced in presenting workshops and providing couple's therapy.


    Workshop Topics

    This day is a relationship experience. As you share your thoughts, ideas, beliefs and feelings with your partner in some structured ways, you will be practicing important skills needed for your relationship and your future together.

    Topics that will be covered:

    • Communication 
    • Conflict Management
    • Finances 
    • Roles and Expectation in Marriage 
    • Sexuality and Intimacy 
    • Spirituality 
    • Personalities

    Approximately two weeks prior to workshop date, you will each be sent an email from Prepare-Enrich.  The email will contain a link with a customized login and directions for completing the assessment.  Please be sure to include a legible and current email address for both individuals when you register.  When you click on the link, you will also be asked to provide a $35 payment that covers both assessments.


    Cost

    The total cost for the class is $185 ($150 for class + $35 online fee). This cost includes all materials, snack breaks and noon lunch. 

    As a result of  Minnesota State Statute 517.08 Application for license, your Marriage License Fee may be reduced if you receive 12 hours of pre-marital education. This workshop provides 10 hours of pre-marital education. In order to qualify for the discount, you will need to provide 2 additional hours of education with a licensed or ordained minister, a person authorized to solemnize marriages under Minnesota Statutes, section 517.18, or a person licensed to practice marriage and family therapy under Minnesota Statutes, section 148B.33.


    Registration

    To register online, click on the workshop you would like to register for below. You can also register by completing and mailing a Marriage Preparation registration form.

    For more information contact:

    Susan Campbell at 612-879-5320 or email Marriage.Prep@lssmn.org.

    **Please make note, there is a minimum requirement of five registered couples to hold the class.

    ***Schedule is subject to change.

  • Upcoming Marriage Preparation Workshops