behavior change

behavior change

  • Submitted By: privek
  • Date Submitted: 12/09/2014 3:34 PM
  • Category: Psychology
  • Words: 568
  • Page: 3

Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change
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Changing a behavior is a complex process. Willpower is not enough. The key to permanent change is to have a plan. To be successful in behavior change you will need to choose specific goals and design strategies to meet them. This assignment will enable you to do set goals, design strategies, and assess the process.

There will be four parts to this assignment. In the first part you will write a specific goal using the SMART acronym. Your goal will need to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Reward, Time defined. In the second part you will write and sign a behavior change contract. In the third part you will journal for three weeks and in the final part you will do an assessment of the behavior change process (the third and final parts are in Behavior Change Part B). The lab activities at the end of Chapter 2 will help you with the assignment.

I. SMART Goal: Use pages 45 & 46 (Lab Activity 2-1) of your textbook to help identify your SMART goal. A health or wellness goal would be expected.

Specific: lose 26 lbs in 3 months

Measurable: eating healthy starting next Monday. And working out 4 times a week for 30 mins at least

Achievable: I will sign up at the gym and take every unhealthy food out of my fridge.

Reward: losing weight will help me be more beautiful and fit perfectly in every dress. And also help me leave longer.

Time-defined: 4 times a week for at least 30 min

State your final, completed goal statement: being in perfect shape and weight 145 lbls and have big boots

Anticipated obstacles, barriers, or high-risk situations: I am afraid I won’t have enough time to work as schedule during the week. And it will be very hard to eat healthy since I don’t know how to cook healthy food.

Strategies for overcoming obstacles, barriers, or high-risk situations: sign up in some dance club and at the gym so that when I will think out the...

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