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Stages of Change Model

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The Agenda-Setting Chart The Agenda-Setting Chart is a tool that helps someone set several goals, the achievement of which will help him or her accomplish a larger, long-term goal. This chart is especially useful when the ma... 01/15/2013 - 16:26
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The Readiness to Change Ruler: Are You Ready to Change? The Readiness to Change Ruler is exactly what it sounds like: a tool used to assess how ready or willing someone is to change. The ruler is a continuum from “Not prepared to change” to “Already chang... 01/11/2013 - 15:13

Addiction Theory: Stages of Change Model

Stages of Change for Addictions (Video) John Norcross discusses how to use the stages of change of addictions in therapy with a client struggling with addiction. Watch the full video to see Norcross in an actual therapy session with a clie...
Recovering from Addiction: The Stages of Recovery Freedom from addiction is typically referred to as "recovery." Although there are many prescriptions for recovery and the treatment of addiction, there are essentially just two ways to overcome addi...
Time for a change: putting the Transtheoretical (Stages of Change) Model to rest Introduction The Transtheoretical Model of behaviour change, known to many as the Stages of Change (SOC) model, states that with regard to chronic behaviour patterns such as smoking, individuals can b...
Stages of Change Model The Stages of Change Model was originally developed in the late 1970's and early 1980's by James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente at the University of Rhode Island when they were studying how smokers we...
Changing Alcoholic Behaviors For Good Success at modifying or eliminating a behavior is best approached by studying those who have managed it on their own and emulating their accomplishments. That was the reasoning of researchers James P...
Understanding How People Change Is First Step in Changing Unhealthy Behavior Stages-of-change research has been used to develop dozens of behavior change programs, including HIV prevention, to help people live longer, healthier lives. Findings Many people are familiar with th...