Tobacco Dependence: What You Need to Know to Help People Quit

Date: May 30, 2019 Price: $60.00 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm CEUs: 6 Class Type: Classroom
Level: Foundation Instructor: Lisbeth Bennett, NCTTP, CTTS-M, NBC-HWC Domain(s): 1,2,4,6,7,11,18 Domain Chart

6 CEUs*: (SW, CD, MHC)

We know smoking is killing the people we work with, but often we just don't know how to address it. Gain confidence in having the cessation conversation and creating effective referrals to treatment. You will learn how nicotine addiction affects the brain and how you can use evidence-based practice to assist people struggling with tobacco dependence to quit for good.


Topics include:

· Biopsychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence

· Counseling tools for rapid engagement 

· Pharmacotherapy overview of nicotine replacement medications

· Cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies

· Best practices for effective referral to treatment

*PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive a CEU Certificate, each participant must complete a Pre-Test BEFORE arriving at this training and complete a Post Test and Evaluation within one week after the training. (Instructions will be provided.)