This training helps participants to develop an understanding that learning tobacco-free coping skills is safe, achievable, contributes to longer term sobriety, reduces social stigma, and enhances the health and quality of life of people in recovery. A special focus is made to advance participant capacity to challenge social norms in the recovery culture that enables tobacco use and to demonstrate communication strategies to advocate for tobacco recovery within a hope-inducing message of positive lifestyle change.
- Describe how tobacco industry advertising has influenced prevailing social norms in the recovery community.
- Identify the benefits of learning tobacco-free coping skills.
- Demonstrate advocacy strategies to promote tobacco recovery.
Individuals who are working toward or have secured the role of a Certified Peer Specialist, Certified Recovery Specialist, Certified Family Recovery Specialist or Recovery Specialist Supervisor.
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.