The Effect of Task-Specific Self-Efficacy on Stages of Change of People With Substance Abuse Problems

Elizabeth da Silva Cardoso, Chih-Chin - Chou, Naoko Yura Yasui, Julie Chronister, Fong Chan, Valerie Lyons, Veronica R. Muller

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Abstract

The objective of the study was to determine the effect of task-specific self-efficacy on stages of readiness for change among people with substance abuse problems. Participants were 140 men and 33 women with substance abuse problems receiving services in outpatient therapeutic community service programs. The Stages of Change Scale-Substance Abuse (SCS-SA) was the outcome measure. People with substance abuse problems receiving outpatient treatment services can be meaningfully classified into four stages of change groups: (1) Precontemplation, (2) Inactive, (3) Ambivalent-Conforming, and (4) Participation. Readiness for change is related to self-efficacy in work-related skills and risk-avoidance skills. Task-specific self-efficacy is related to stages of change. The findings of this study suggested that providing skill training to enhance task specific self-efficacy can help people with substance abuse problems progress from lower level to higher level of stages of change.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-73
Number of pages11
JournalThe Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2009

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Self Efficacy
Substance-Related Disorders
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Social Welfare
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Keywords

  • alcohol and other drug abuse
  • self-efficacy
  • stages of change

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  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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The Effect of Task-Specific Self-Efficacy on Stages of Change of People With Substance Abuse Problems. / Cardoso, Elizabeth da Silva; Chou, Chih-Chin -; Yasui, Naoko Yura; Chronister, Julie; Chan, Fong; Lyons, Valerie; Muller, Veronica R.

In: The Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, Vol. 15, No. 2, 01.11.2009, p. 63-73.

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Cardoso, Elizabeth da Silva ; Chou, Chih-Chin - ; Yasui, Naoko Yura ; Chronister, Julie ; Chan, Fong ; Lyons, Valerie ; Muller, Veronica R. / The Effect of Task-Specific Self-Efficacy on Stages of Change of People With Substance Abuse Problems. In: The Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling. 2009 ; Vol. 15, No. 2. pp. 63-73.
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