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change theory

The use of coaching strategies to encourage people to alter their actions, behaviors, or feelings, esp. from a current dysfunctional state to a desired one.
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Boundary change theory applies to all local governments but it is particularly useful in the study of special districts.
Based on the stages of change theory, people in the action stage may benefit from different strategies than those in the earlier stages to prevent relapse.
Too many of the things the man-made climate change theory tells me are true are contradicted by other science.
Our study was grounded in the emerging field of environmental health promotion and guided by behavior change theory with important public health application (Frumkin & McMichael, 2008; Largo-Wight, 2011).
A fourth and final type of change theory is dialectic based on the Hegelian notion of ongoing conflict between thesis and antithesis leading to synthesis.
Intentional social change theory addresses a change agent's attempt to bring about proposed change with specific objectives and goals (Sato, 2006).
The third section asked which of three approaches to smoking cessation education was taught--the Five As, ABC and change theory ("for example Prochaska and DiClemente").
Contemporary Picturebooks with Radical Change Characteristics (Sylvia Pantaleo): demonstrates, through extended examples of Radical Change Theory and metafiction in adolescent picturebooks, that the multimodal nature of these texts parallels or is consonant with many digital text forms and reading practices.
Scientists who tell pollsters they "believe" in global warming lend credence to one of the criticisms offered by critics of climate change theory - that global warming is a kind of secular religion, based more on faith than evidence.
HAES is based upon compassion-focused behavior change theory that encourages self-acceptance.
Kurt Lewin's 1951 change theory provided the framework for the restructuring, from the initial phases of data collection through implementation of the new administrative structure.