We study the impact of relationship education on the relationship attitudes and behaviors of adolescents.
Our research focuses on the influence that families and educational programs have on adolescents' romantic relationship beliefs and behaviors. For example:
Futris, T. G., Sutton, T. E., & Duncan, J. (2017). Factors associated with romantic relationship self-efficacy following youth-focused relationship education. Family Relations, 66 (5), 777-93. doi:10.1111/fare.12288
Barton, A. W., Hurt, T. R., Futris, T. G., Sheats, K. F., McElroy, S. E., & Landor, A. M. (2017). Being committed: Conceptualizations of romantic relationship commitment among economically disadvantaged African American adolescents. Journal of Black Psychology, 43,111-134. doi: 10.1177/0095798415621665