Research has discovered including tobacco cessation treatment with mental health and substance use disorders results in longer compliance and a lesser percentage of relapse. The changes in behavior used in these treatments can also be used to help people quit tobacco. This training expands on the clinical skills practitioners use daily to include the changes needed to quit tobacco. Knowing more about how the nicotine addiction works, refreshing Motivational Interviewing skills and incorporating these into a treatment plan can help those in treatment become healthier and less likely to relapse.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Pamela Graef Luckett, MCC, LPC, CTTS