According to the Food and Drug Administration, there has been significant progress in educating the public about the dangers of tobacco use. However, tobacco use continues to remain the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Today there is an overwhelming amount of products on the market, legal and illegal. This course will teach about the products, the incidence of use, popularity, usage, and the health impact of these products. The course will also teach about tobacco dependence and give an overview of treatment.
After completing this course, participants will:
Be able to describe the various tobacco products and usage patterns.
Be able to describe the health, economic and other impacts of tobacco use.
Be able to describe the overall treatment program structure.
Be able to describe the primary behavioral and cognitive intervention strategies.
Available Continuing Education: 3.75 Hours
CHES-Certified Health Education Specialist
CPH-Certified Public Health
DMH-Community Support Specialist
DMH-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist
DMH-Mental Health Therapist
MAAP-Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals
NBCC/LPC-National Board Certified Counselors
Thomas Payne, Ph.D., NCTTP