Treating Tobacco Together: Intensive Skills Training

Treating Tobacco Together: Intensive Skills Training

This skills-focused training will build on knowledge gained in the Treating Tobacco Together: Essential Skills Training. Participants will:

  • Explore the value of a comprehensive tobacco use assessment
  • Learn to develop effective treatment plans
  • Discuss considerations for medication management
  • Review relapse prevention strategies

Providers will also spend time building on common counseling skills used in intensive tobacco treatment such as motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy.  This training is appropriate for individuals who have completed the Essential Skills Training, formerly known as the Basic Skills Training, within the past five years and are interested in increasing their tobacco treatment skills. The training is a requirement for those interested in the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice Training Pathway.

Upcoming Training Opportunities:

  • Week of December 13-16, 2022: Virtual Training – Register
  • Week of April 11-14, 2023: In Person Option (location TBD) – Additional information and registration coming soon

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