Effective tobacco interventions in behavioral health comprise an integrated approach into ongoing care, combining pharmacotherapy, motivational enhancement interventions and cognitive-behavioral therapies tailored to the needs of smokers with mental and addictive disorders. This training provides a description of behavioral counseling strategies designed to enhance client motivation for tobacco abstinence and the development of an individualized tobacco recovery plan. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss
the practical application of the recommendations to their programming.
- Explain when to use brief versus intensive tobacco dependence treatment interventions in behavioral health services
- Identify effective counseling strategy to enhance client motivation for tobacco abstinence
- Describe at least six coping strategies to assist with the development of an individualized tobaccorecovery plan
All employees who work in behavioral health services, including clinical and non-clinical staff, recovery peer specialists, interns, and volunteers.
Introductory, intermediate and advanced instructional level
Participants must attend entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CEU certificates will be emailed to participants within 30 business days of training. Certificates of Attendance will be available to download from the Learning Hub once the evaluation is successfully submitted.