Module 5: Respectful Dialogue & Structure of a Conversation

5.5 Going Deeper

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To learn more about families as experts and the concept of family-centered care, see

  • Definition of family centered care. This resource relates to children with special health care needs, but the definition and concepts apply to the Conversations Approach.

To learn more about addressing culture in health promotion, see two resources from the Georgetown University Center for Cultural Competence:

To learn more about bias, its impact and how to address it in your work, see


Miller, W. R., & Rollnick, S. (2012). Motivational interviewing: Helping people change. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Rogers, E. M. (1995). Diffusion of innovations. (4th ed.). New York, NY: Free Press.

Rollnick, S., Miller, W. R., Butler, C. C., & Aloia, M. S. (2008). Motivational interviewing in health care: Helping patients change behavior. Abingdon, U.K.: Taylor & Francis.

Rosengren, D. B. (2009). Building motivational interviewing skills: A practitioner workbook. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Tully, K. P., Holditch-Davis, D., & Brandon, D. (2015). The relationship between planned and reported home infant sleep locations among mothers of late preterm and term infants. Maternal and Child Health Journal19(7), 1616-1623.