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Happy Family 2

Methodology - The Case Study


Family Enrichment courses are built on the case-study method, a system used in business and law school to bring real life fact patterns into the classroom.

Cases are drawn from rich, complex family situations that reveal the significance of productive relationships among family members: husband and wife, parents and children, siblings with one another, immediate family with extended family and friends.

The case study method teaches participants to

  • Draw out facts

  • Discern problems arising from the facts

  • Analyze possible solutions

While the cases are instructive, it is the wisdom brought to bear on them by the participating couples which is the genius of the case study method. Guided in the general session by a professional moderator, who is also a married parent, you and your spouse will learn to apply the method to issues at home, at work, anywhere. Yet not as a cold or academic way to dissect a problem, but as a means of cooperating and advancing what is important, in your marriage, with your children, with others.

Each Family Enrichment course is designed to impart this practical ability for a lifetime. The more you use the case study method the more it will benefit you, your children, and the other couples in the

Applying the 4 STEPS METHOD

Step 1 - Individual Study of the module.

Step 2 - Husband and Wife Discussion

Step 3 - Team Meeting of one hour only

Step 4 - General Session led by a skilled Moderator.


Because we all maintain busy lives and juggle many obligations and certainly because family is our primary obligation, the value that this course provides is more than worth the effort and far exceeds the nominal cost – for the method, the friendships, the practical solutions to the complex challenges in family life that we all experience.

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