Evidence-based health and well-being for entire populations.

Stage-Based Measures and Manuals

This page lists all our printed stage-based behavior change measures and manuals.

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To order, please contact Susanne Vieira at svieira@prochange.com or at 401-360-2982.

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A Coach’s Guide to Using the Transtheoretical Model

Mastering Change cover Written for both health coaches and counselors to assist them in understanding and using the Transtheoretical Model effectively with clients.43 pages.

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SKU#: MC-COACH2006

Cost: $20.00

A Guide to Using the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change for Financial Coaching

Financial Cover A guide for volunteer and professional coaches who work with clients to help them:

  • Set aside money to pay off debt
  • Follow a budget
  • Save money regularly

Whether clients need to work on one behavior or on all three simultaneously, the guide shows coaches how to target strategies to where the clients are at in their readiness to change.

92 pages.

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SKU#: FINPC2012

Cost: $25.00

Health Risk Intervention Measure

HRI Questionnaire A print-based questionnaire for our Health Risk Intervention. Assesses ten health behaviors as well as productivity and functioning.Cost: $1 each, minimum order of 20

 

Health Behavior Change Manuals

A Guide for Depression Prevention

Depression Cover A stage-based manual to help adults prevent or manage depression. Targeted behaviors include controlling negative thinking, engaging in healthy pleasant activities, practicing stress management, exercising, and getting professional help when needed. 92 pages.

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SKU#: DEPPC2009

Cost: $25.00

Also Available in Chinese

A Guide for Exercising Regularly

Exercise Cover A stage-based manual for doing regular physical activity which benefits overall health and well-being.66 pages.

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SKU#: EXRPC2009

Cost: $20.00

A Guide for Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating Cover A stage-based manual designed to help adults reach and maintain a healthy weight, and make choices from a variety of food groups high in healthy nutrients that promote health and prevent disease.94 pages.

Under Revision–Stay Tuned

A Guide for Healthy Weight Management

Weight Cover A stage-based manual developed for overweight and moderately obese adults. Targeted behaviors include moderate exercise, calorie reduction, low-fat eating, and emotional eating.136 pages.

Under Revision–Stay Tuned

A Guide for Managing High Blood Pressure

Medication Adherence Cover: Blood Pressure A stage-based manual for adults prescribed blood pressure medication. Targeted behaviors include medication adherence, healthy eating, and moderate exercise.142 pages.

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SKU#: HTNPC2009

Cost: $30.00

A Guide for Managing Cholesterol

Medication Adherence Cover: Cholesterol A stage-based manual for adults prescribed cholesterol medication. Targeted behaviors include medication adherence, healthy eating, and moderate exercise.116 pages.

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SKU#: CHOLPC2009

Cost: $30.00

A Guide for Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cover A stage-based manual to help all adult smokers who are ready or not to quit smoking.This program lets the smoker work at their own pace.

84 pages.

 

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SKU#: SMKPC2009

Cost: $20.00

Also available in Japanese

A Guide for Stress Management

Stress Cover A stage-based manual for adults who need to manage stress in healthy ways.82 pages.

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SKU#: STRPC2009

Cost: $20.00

Also available in Greek

Diabetes Management

Diabetes Weight Management

Diabetes Cover A stage-based manual developed for overweight and moderately obese adults with type 2 diabetes. Targeted behaviors include moderate exercise, calorie reduction, healthy eating, carbohydrate management, and emotional eating.136 pages.

SKU#: DIAPC2003

Cost: $25.00

Single Stage Manuals

Stree Prevention cover Brief, stage-based manuals are available to help individuals with Diabetes with depression prevention, smoking cessation, healthy eating, stress management, exercising regularly, and medication adherence. There are 19 Diabetes targeted manuals in all: each of the six behaviors has three separate brief manuals representing each of the preaction stages of change (Precontemplation: Not Ready; Contemplation: Getting Ready; and Preparation: Ready. Depression also includes Action: Doing The Behavior)Some manuals are available in Spanish. Please see below for more details.

Depression Prevention ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals give behavior change strategies to individuals with Diabetes to help prevent or manage depression depending on their stage of change or readiness. Healthy activities include: 1) controlling negative thinking; 2) engaging in pleasant activities; 3) exercising; 4) seeking help and emotional support from others; and 5) getting professional help when needed.

Smoking Cessation ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals offer individuals with Diabetes assistance toward smoking cessation whether or not they are ready to quit now.

Also available in Spanish.

Healthy Eating ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals help individuals with Diabetes to adopt healthy eating behaviors. These manuals focus on reducing calories, eating low-fat foods, and managing carbohydrates as components of healthy eating.

Also available in Spanish.

Stress Management ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals guide individuals with Diabetes to practice effective stress management. Stress management is defined as setting aside at least 20 minutes each day for a healthy activity such as talking with others, physical activity, or regular relaxation (for example, breathing exercises and meditation) to manage stress.

Exercising Regularly ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals help individuals with Diabetes to exercise regularly to benefit their overall health and well-being.

Also available in Spanish.

Medication Adherence ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals help individuals with Diabetes to consistently take their medication(s) to assist in managing their condition.

Also available in Spanish.

Healthy Pregnancy

Healthy Pregnancy: Your Guide to Making Healthy Choices

Multiple Behavior cover A stage-based manual to help women during pregnancy and the postpartum to adopt healthy behaviors for themselves and their baby. Targeted behaviors include managing stress, eating healthy, and quitting smoking and staying quit.111 pages.

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SKU#: HPRG2011

Also available in Spanish

Cost: $25.00

 

Single Stage Manuals

Healthy Pregnancy cover Brief single stage manuals for each of the five stages of change are available to help pregnant and postpartum women with depression prevention, smoking cessation, healthy eating, and stress management. There are 20 Healthy Pregnancy manuals in all: each of the four behaviors has five separate brief manuals representing each of the Stages of Change (Precontemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, and Maintenance).Some manuals are available in Spanish. Please see below for more details.

Depression Prevention for Pregnancy and Beyond ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals give healthy strategies that women can use to prevent or manage depression during pregnancy and the postpartum depending on their Stage of Change or readiness. Healthy activities include: 1) controlling negative thinking; 2) engaging in pleasant activities; 3) exercising; 4) seeking help and emotional support from others; and 5) getting professional help when needed.

Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy and Beyond ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals offer pregnant and postpartum women with assistance toward smoking cessation whether or not they are ready to quit now. Strategies for preventing relapse in the postpartum are emphasized in the Action and Maintenance manuals.

Manuals for Precontemplation, Contemplation, and Preparation are available in Spanish.

Healthy Eating for Pregnancy and Beyond ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals help women to adopt healthy eating behaviors during pregnancy and the postpartum. Healthy eating is defined as: eating at least five fruits and vegetables a day, eating the right amount of food for a healthy weight during and after pregnancy, eating the right amount of the right fats, and getting important nutrients during pregnancy such as folic acid, calcium, protein, and iron.

Manuals for Precontemplation, Contemplation, and Preparation are available in Spanish.

Stress Management for Pregnancy and Beyond ($4 per stage)

These stage-based manuals help pregnant and postpartum women to practice effective stress management. Stress management is defined as setting aside at least 20 minutes each day for a healthy activity such as talking with others, physical activity, or regular relaxation (for example, breathing exercises and meditation) to manage stress. Strategies for managing stress in the postpartum are emphasized in the Action and Maintenance manuals.

Manuals for Precontemplation, Contemplation, and Preparation are available in Spanish.

Multiple Behavior Manuals

Mastering Change: Four Behavior

Multiple Behavior cover An integrated stage-based multiple behavior change manual focusing on 1) managing stress, 2) managing weight, 3) exercising regularly, and 4) quitting smoking.39 pages.

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SKU#: MC-INTEGRATED(4)-2006

Available in German

Cost: $20.00

Mastering Change: Six Behavior

Multiple Behavior cover An integrated stage-based multiple behavior change manual focusing on 1) managing stress, 2) exercising regularly, 3) eating healthy, 4) quitting tobacco use, 5) preventing depression, and 6) consistently taking prescribed medication.41 pages.

SKU#: MC-INTEGRATED(6)-2009

Cost: $20.00

Organizational Change

Mastering Change: A Guide to Mastering Change in the Workplace

Organizational Change Cover A stage-based guide to mastering change in the workplace with ongoing learning, collaborative teamwork, and stress management.56 pages.

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SKU#: WORK2006

Cost: $25.00

Vocational Rehabilitation

Mastering Change: Rehabilitation Counselors’ Guide to Using the Transtheoretical Model to Facilitate Job Seeking Behavior Among Clients with Disabilities.

Vocational Rehabilitation Cover 28 pages.SKU#: MC-REHAB2002

Cost: $20.00

Measure

Vocational Counseling Assessment 12 item URICA-VC Attitudes and Behavior Survey to Assess Readiness to Engage in Job Seeking Behaviors with a URICA-VC Scale Profiles Scoring Sheet.Cost: $1 each,

minimum order of 20

Domestic Violence

Journey to Change: A Guide for Improving Your Relationship and Staying Violence-Free

Domestic Violence Client Guide Cover (Client Guide)This workbook uses a stage-based approach to help domestic violence offenders get started on the road to change so they can benefit from traditional group programs. The workbook teaches users about the general principles of behavior change, their current Stage of Change, and stage-matched processes and strategies they can use to progress to the next stage. Can be used alone or in conjunction with the Journey to Change interactive computer program.

68 pages.

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Cost: $20.00

Available in Spanish.

Journey to Change: Facilitators’ Manual for Using a Stage-Based Approach to Helping Domestic Violence Offenders Improve Their Relationships and Stay Violence-Free.

Domestic Violence Facilitator Guide Cover The manual, developed for domestic violence program facilitators who want to use the Journey to Change client guide in their work with offenders, provides:

  1. An overview of the four primary dimensions of the TTM
  2. An overview of methods for assessing stage of change in domestic violence offenders.
  3. A description of the stage-based Journey to Change guide and other intervention materials, and how they might be integrated into traditional group treatment.
  4. Stage-based strategies counselors can use to facilitate and reinforce change among offenders in each Stage of Change.
  5. The Journey to Change client guide.

53 pages.

Cost: $20.00

URICA-DV-R Stage Measure for Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Survey 20-item URICA-DV-R assesses domestic violence offenders’ readiness to use healthy strategies to improve their relationship and stay violence-free. Includes a scoring sheet and guidelines for interpretation.Cost: $1/each, minimum order of 20

Juvenile Justice

Roadways: A Guide for Staying Out of Trouble with the Law

Juvenile Justice Cover A stage-based guide developed for youth on probation to help them stay out of trouble with the law by working on their education, learning to think before acting, spending time with people who don’t get in trouble, and staying away from people who use drugs and alcohol.54 pages.

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SKU#: LAW2004

Cost: $20.00

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