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Table 1 (abstract A86). Motivational Interview (MI) strategies according to the Touchpoints [6]

From: 74th Congress of the Italian Society of Pediatrics

MI strategies Touchpoint approach
Set the theme to be addressed now: the agenda The agenda is set with parents and child, making sure they identify which health behaviors to address.
Make decisions and define goals Parents and child define goals to achieve between visits.
Evaluate motivation and confidence in being able to carry out the journey The professional evaluates child and parent motivation and confidence in achieving goals on a VAS scale from 0 to 10. Points are used to implement commitment and identify strategies to overcome eventual barriers to change.
Exchange information in a non-judging manner Support parent’s positive qualities and parent-child and parent-child-pediatrician relationships.