Tool: Listening For Participant’s Readiness to Change

Review this tool before meeting with a parent to help you listen for words and phrases that identify their readiness for change. Think about what language they have already been using and see where it fits on the chart.

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The Prosperity Agenda provides these resources as the designated national administrator of Family-Centered Coaching.