Behavioral theories and models can be used in many different ways. One essential manner that they are used is to create interventions for HIV prevention. Shared Action created a chart that makes it easier for you to determine which behavioral theories you should research when implementing evidence based interventions. Having an understanding of the behavioral theories that are working in your specific intervention will give you a deeper understanding of how and why the intervention is effective! Please click on the link below to see what theories are part of your evidence based intervention.
Behavioral Theories and Models help researchers and HIV prevention providers establish the platform to create, support and implement Evidence Based Interventions (EBIs). As providers, we cannot ignore the components of these theories or models as they help us understand the course of behavior change and/or the factors that affect the change for our clients. Below you will find a description of common theories used in various HIV prevention EBIs:
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