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The Family Institute at Northwestern University Names Jana L. Jones as President

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University, an organization committed to strengthening and healing families from all walks of life through clinical service, education and research, announces the appointment of a new President, Jana L. Jones.
15-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Study of Military Couples Launched

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In a new study, researchers are working to understand what helps military couples make a smooth transition from deployment to reintegration. The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has awarded a grant to twin sisters Dr. Leanne Knobloch...
8-Oct-2014 12:20 PM EDT

The Family Institute at Northwestern University Now Accepting Applications for Online Master of Arts in Counseling Program, Counseling@Northwestern

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University, in partnership with 2U, Inc., today announced that applications are now being accepted for Counseling@Northwestern, a new online Master of Arts in Counseling Program that prepares students to become...
8-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. Announce Online Master of Arts in Counseling Degree Program

The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), announced today that they will partner to deliver a new online Master of Arts in Counseling degree program, Counseling@Northwestern, which will begin accepting applications...
23-Jul-2014 8:45 AM EDT

The Family Institute Launches Veteran Couple Research Study, Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense

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On June 1st, The Family Institute at Northwestern University launched the study “Reunification Difficulty of Military Couples Following Deployment.” This four-year project, the first federally-funded research study conducted by The Family...
5-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

As Illinois Ushers in Gay Marriage, the Event 'Gay & Married: Welcome to the Family' Addresses Challenges & Opportunities

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University has partnered with Equality Illinois to present Gay & Married: Welcome to the family on June 5 in Chicago. This event will discuss the challenges and opportunities that follow this momentous cultural...
30-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

“We-Stories”: How Couples Can Tell Stories to Strengthen Their Connection

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Reclaiming positive stories can help couples that have become distant, strained and stressed find ways to connect and strengthen their relationships. Dr. Karen Skerrett, a staff clinician and faculty member at The Family Institute at Northwestern...
2-Apr-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Managing Children’s Holiday Expectations

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These pressures are particularly palpable during the holiday season. We often think our kids will be disappointed if we can’t measure up to their expectations at the holidays, and when we think it’s our job to keep them happy, we shudder at the...
9-Dec-2013 1:00 PM EST

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