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(WEBINAR) The Rationale Addressing Tobacco Use in Behavioral Health Services

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This educational activity thoroughly explores tobacco use behavior specific to individuals with substance use and mental disorders, the rationale for treating tobacco dependence within the clinical population, implementation of tobacco-free environmental policy, and strategy to denormalize tobacco use in the treatment setting. Recommendations for an integrated recovery-oriented tobacco intervention model are based on research findings and lessons learned from New York State DOH Tobacco Control Promising Tobacco Intervention Projects.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe at least three aspects of tobacco use specific to individuals with substance use and mental disorders.
  2. Identify two intervention strategies to tailor evidence-based tobacco dependence practice guidelines to meet the needs of a behavioral health clinical population.
Intended Audience: 

Employees responsible for developing and providing behavioral counseling interventions in their agency including program directors, supervisors, therapists, counselors, and recovery peer specialists.

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Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CE/CEU certificates and certificates of completion will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CE/CEU or Certificate of Completion through your DBHIDS Learning Hub account.