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Table 1 Example of behavior change and family system theories integrated into a home visit

From: Latina mothers as agents of change in children’s eating habits: findings from the randomized controlled trial Entre Familia: Reflejos de Salud

Theoretical construct/Behavior change taxonomy Goal(s) Watch and discuss DVD Targeted Behavior Fun activity
Goal setting (behavior) Health behavior change through family change Family meals Add more vegetables to dinner Broken hearts: How positive and negative communication affects us
Social incentive/reward Effective family communication and use of positive reinforcement Using food as a reward Identify reinforcing family activities