African American Relationship, Marriage and Strengthening (AARMS) Curriculum

African American Relationships, Marriage and Strengthening (AARMS) Curriculum Paper

African American Relationships and Marriage Strengthening (AARMS), a
curriculum that consists of 10 core areas, was developed to be used for relationships,premarital, and marriage education courses and programs. This paper provides an overview of the rationale for each component of the AARMS curriculum, with the specific goal of providing a framework and strategies for developing an African American relationships course that can be taught at the university or college level or for relationship, premarital, or marriage education for community and faith-based organizations.