Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-03-30

BIRMINGHAM---Samford University's Beeson Divinity School will sponsor a ministry enrichment workshop focusing on premarital counseling and marriage enrichment Monday, April 18. The workshop will follow the PREPARE/ENRICH inventory format, which is designed to assist ordained ministers and counselors who counsel premarital couples and provide married couples with enrichment opportunities.

Dr. Langston Haygood, director of Covenant Counseling and Education Center, Birmingham, and a certified PREPARE/ENRICH trainer, will lead the workshop.

Participants will learn how to help couples explore relationship strengths and growth areas, learn assertiveness and listening skills, resolve conflict, discuss their families of origin, learn financial planning and budgeting skills, and focus on personal, couple and family goals.

The workshop leads to certification in the PREPARE/ENRICH program. Registration cost is $125.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.