Prevention with Positives: Promoting Change While the Clock Ticks …. Robert T. Carroll, PhC, RN, ACRN Washington State Education Coordinator , Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center. Today’s Goals.
Robert T. Carroll, PhC, RN, ACRN
Washington State Education Coordinator,
Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center
Current emphasis arises fromWhat is Prevention with Positives (PwP)?
Recommendations of CDC, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaMMWR 2003 July 18; 52
Prevention with Positives programs aim to build self-esteem and enrich coping skills through supportive services such as
Six stages of behavior change
Key assumptions of the model
But it must have structure and purpose…
Initial plan, subsequent encounters, outcomes, and changes to the plan
(Miller & Rollnick, 1991)
ability to change.
(adapted from the Partnership for Health Program, PAETC, University of Southern California)