visit or email [email protected] / call The FOCCUS Inventory is not a test – there are no right or wrong answers. It is a . Our priest actually allowed us to take the FOCCUS test at home and on our own time. Then we brought them back, he scored them and we discussed some of. Our first step in preparing for a Catholic wedding was to take something called the FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication.

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Facilitator training prepares facilitators and mentor couples to administer, interpret foccsu discuss FOCCUS Inventory results with couples. Home My Account Shopping Cart. Choose a topic below: What does scoring cost?

Is there an Inventory for Married Couples? While FOCCUS is not a test and is not used to label couples or predict marital outcome, the report is used by the Facilitator to help couples celebrate their relationship strengths and talk to each other about topics warranting further attention.

FOCCUS assesses nineteen categories foccuss help couples sort the challenges and strengths they are bringing into marriage. The inventory is also available on Audio please call our office toll-free at for details. Interfaith Marriages, Remarriages, Cohabiting Couples.


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It provides them with a personalized profile of their relationship, its strengths and challenges. It gives a unique profile of the couple so that the preparation work can reinforce the strengths in the relationship and concentrate discussion or problem solving on the particular challenges the couple may face. FOCCUS can be readily adapted to marriage preparation foxcus, skills training or facilitation by mentor couples.

It allows couples to identify their strengths and needs, while readying them to move further into marriage education, skill trainings or work with a mentor couple.

Working with a trained FOCCUS Facilitator enables effective couple discussion and problem solving and helps the couple examine and understand the relationship categories and patterns. FOCCUS Facilitators are trained to encourage each partner’s private reflection, as well as the couple’s shared discussion regarding the items and topics on the inventory. This includes attitudes and expectations about money, sex, communication, household roles, etc.


Emphasizing these aspects of the relationship allows a great diversity of patterns and messages tesst emerge and tailors the inventory not only to the couple, but also to their specific cultural background s and setting. USA seeks to provide a pre-marriage inventory that can be used by marriage educators worldwide to promote positive communication and understanding for engaged tst. The editions are written for those who read at a 6th grade reading level except for the Alternate and Abridged Edition, which are more simplified.

FOCCUS | Pre-Marriage Inventory

REFOCCUS guides a couple’s private discussion at home, as part of a weekend retreat, or in five weekly evenings of discussion with other couples. Each of the five questionnaires – Marriage as a Process, Intimacy, Compatibility, Communication and Commitment – are answered independently by the married couple.

A self-scoring process compares the couple’s answers to each other and to the inventory’s preferred responses. We do not share our email database with any marketers or third parties.