Validation of 5 Stage-of-Change Measures for Parental Support of Healthy Eating and Activity

Speakers: Julie A. Wright, Jessica A. Whiteley, Robert Laforge, William G. Adams, Donna Berry, & Robert H. Friedman

Learning Objectives:

1.Describe the steps used to develop a valid measures of stage of change

2.Understand how behavioral theory is used in the development of a measure such as the stages of change

3.Describe what internal consistency is and why it is important to measure development

4.Recognize how to select valid measures