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The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.
A phenomenological transcendental research method was utilized to understand the phenomenon of successfully combining creativity and accountability in the practice of marriage and family. Author: Nathalie Duque Bello, Nova Southeastern University
This Constructivist grounded theory study investigated the research question: What practices in CFT education promote spiritual diversity competency? Interviews were conducted with ten family therapy experts. Author: Theresa Quinlan Thickens, Alliant International University
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether brief communication interventions, such as offering daily gratitude and praise, created a more resilient relationship by positively impacting satisfaction and commitment when compared to no intervention. Author: Yvonne DeMoss, Northcentral University
The aim of this study was to better understand if the core competencies are being acquired and what factors enhance or detract from the goal of mastering specific standards for marriage and family therapists today. Author: Stephanie J. Steele, Northcentral University
This study examined the influence of sense of humor on social problem solving abilities in 83 married heterosexual couples over 18 years of age, married over two years. In order to maintain stable relationships and help prevent divorce, married couples need social problem solving abilities (SPSA) to help negotiate their differences. Author: Kay Murphy, Northcentral University
Premarital education has been found to be an effective way to reduce risk factors of divorce, yet limited research existed on the use of premarital education with individuals who divorced and later remarried. Author: Winifred Ellen Fox, Northcentral University
The purpose of this study was to more deeply understand the phenomenon of intuition in MFT clinical work. The specific research question addressed in this study was: How have marriage and family therapists (MFTs) experienced intuition in their clinical work? Author: Samantha Joy Zaid, University of Minnesota