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The need for addressing tobacco in behavioral health

This is a one day training that reviews vital information to help clinical staff working in behavioral health settings address tobacco use with their clients. Topics include: 

  • Epidemiology of smoking in behavioral health populations
  • Consequences of tobacco use
  • Clinical approaches to working with commercial  tobacco
  • Practical techniques for assessment and treatment 
  • Evidence based practices for counseling and pharmacotherapy
  • Treatment planning examples
  • Techniques for working with lower motivated tobacco users 

The intended audience for this training includes tobacco prevention professionals, physicians, psychologists, nurses, social workers, counselors, and/or administrators who provide for individuals with behavioral health (mental illness or addictions) problems and use tobacco. 


Date and Time: 
May 25, 2023 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Hybrid (Clark County and virtual)