Tobacco Dependence: Helping People Quit

Thu Jul 22, 1:00 PM - Thu Jul 29, 4:00 PM (EDT)

Treating Tobacco & Nicotine Dependence: What You Need to Know to Help People Quit

We know smoking is killing people, 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

 Motivational Interviewing for rapid engagement 

 Pharmacotherapy overview of nicotine replacement medications

 Cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies

 Best practices for effective referral to treatment

Our highly interactive courses incorporate extensive practical individual and group exercises, brief lectures and engaging activities. We look forward to seeing you in class!

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