Treating Tobacco Together: Intensive Skills Training

Treating Tobacco Together: Intensive Skills Training

Registration is now open for 2023-2024 Treating Tobacco Together: Intensive Skills Training!

This skills-focused training will build on knowledge gained in the Treating Tobacco Together: Essential Skills Training.  This training is appropriate for individuals who have completed the Essential Skills Training within the past five years and are interested in increasing their tobacco treatment skills. Participants will build on common counseling skills used in intensive tobacco treatment such as motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy, explore the value of a comprehensive tobacco use assessment, learn to develop effective treatment plans, discuss considerations for medication management and review relapse prevention strategies.

The training is a requirement for those interested in the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification Classic Training Pathway.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Additional training details and registration will be released soon. Please watch this webpage and our newsletter for updates.

  • February 20-23, 2024 – Virtual Offering – Registration has closed
  • May 22 & 23, 2024 – In-Person Offering at Maple Hill Farm, Hallowell, Maine – Register Here
    (registration closes May 10, 2024 at 11:59PM)

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence administers tobacco treatment trainings on behalf of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC), Maine Department of Health and Human Services.

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