Figure 3-3. Client Placement Based on Readiness for Change

Psycho‐ education Skill Building Cognitive– Behavioral Support Interpersonal Process Relapse Prevention Expressive Culture
Precontemplation ++++
Contemplation +++++++
Preparation +++++++
Action ++++++++
Maintenance +++++++
Recurrence +++++++
Source: Consensus Panel; Prochaska and DiClemente 1984.

From: 3 Criteria for the Placement of Clients in Groups

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