Intensive Skills: Tobacco Treatment Trainings

Updated 4/3/2020: In response to COVID-19, the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence is  closely monitoring the recommendations from both the Maine CDC as well as MaineHealth, and we are acting in accordance with these  guidelines as we decide how to best move forward with our scheduled trainings.  Our number one priority the health and safety of our staff and the participants of our trainings.  Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns- [email protected]

Virtual Continuing Education Offerings

Tobacco Intervention: Intensive Skills Training

This skills-focused training will build on knowledge gained in the Tobacco Intervention: Basic 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

Clinicians 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 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.

Fall 2020 Virtual Training Offering: Week of December 7th

The training will take place over multiple days and sessions.  More details and registration will be available soon but please mark your calendar.


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