@Audz... welcome to the first wave of total confusion that comes with learning Dramatica!
MC Change is definitely associated with adopting the IC's way and adopting their MC Solution element. This is what Change means, and what distinguishes it from Growth.
Also, yes, the language is confusing.
Judgment and Resolve are not linked meaning that the storyform doesn't demand that one affects the other, but in your story and because of your choices, they will of course be linked.