National Association for Relationship and Marriage
Education (NARME) hostsSecond
annual conference July 20-25, 2012(Baltimore, MD) The National Association for Relationship
and Marriage Education (NARME) will host its second annual “Champions for
Children” conference at the downtown Baltimore Hilton, July 20-25, 2012.
Hundreds of relationship and marriage educators, fathering and family experts,
clinicians and researchers will gather from across the country and
internationally.The conference will feature industry experts from family,
marriage, fatherhood, and youth/child disciplines. Among them will be Dr.
Frances Deviney from Annie E. Casey’s Kids Count. Motivational plenary sessions
and instructional training on critical topics for program strengthening and
sustainability will be held via 22 pre-conference certification trainings.
There also will be more than 100 conference workshops. A total of up to 46
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available via Robert Cassidy Seminars.
Networking opportunities within and across social sectors will extend beyond
the conference to include NARME Night at the Orioles Game.NARME will present three NARME Awards to entities who have worked in various ways to
strengthen families: Kim and Krickitt Carpenter, the true-life inspiration for the box
office hit movie, The Vow, will receive the NARME Award for Courage for their courage and commitment as a couple, and the impact
they are having on marriages across the world by being willing to tell their
story on a global scale.Elizabeth Weil, author of No Cheating, No Dying. I Had a Good Marriage. Then I Made it
Better, will receive the
NARME Award for Advancement for her
work to help educate others about the impact of marriage education.The Date Night Challenge will receive the NARME Award for Innovation and Collaboration for their work with
entities across the nation who are working to strengthen families.About NARME: The National
Association for Relationship and Marriage Education is designed to
foster education for healthy marriages, responsible fathers, and strong
families in America. Founded in
2010, the organization currently has 200 members.###
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