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1-Day Virtual Training
8.75 CME hours
November 17, 2021, 12:00-5:00pm EST
This training will assist behavioral health leaders and practitioners to make behavioral health facilities 100% tobacco free and with improving their skills to provide evidence-based tobacco use treatment concurrently with mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Providers will receive the information and skills they need to prepare for the NC Medicaid tobacco-free policy requirement that goes into effect July 1, 2022.

Participants will learn about FDA approved tobacco treatment medication with behavioral interventions and how to deploy them in behavioral health settings. Participants will engage with professional ethics and learn how they fit with tobacco use treatment, as well as trauma-informed tobacco use treatment and policies. Then, through experiential training methods, participants will develop policy planning and implementation skills as well as quality improvement skills to integrate tobacco treatment into the behavioral health system. 
Course Schedule

Part 1: Prerecorded Video Modules on Tobacco Treatment and Control and Standard of Care Evidence-Based Tobacco Treatment (available online; approximately 4 hours):

  • Why Here/Why This/Why Now?

  • Combination Strategies for Tobacco Treatment

  • Pharmacotherapy Agents

  • Assessments

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Foundational Behavioral Therapy in Special Populations

  • The Roadmap to Successful Change

 

Part 2: Live, virtual course session (via Zoom), November 17, 2021, 12:00-5:00pm:

  • Welcome and introductions

  • An Ethical Approach to Tobacco Treatment in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Settings

  • Motivational Interviewing w/interactive discussion about ethics

  • Moderated panel presentation

    • Dr. Susan Saik-Peebles, Medical Director, Office for Behavioral Health and IDD, NCDHHS

    • Mary Ward, President, McLeod Addictive Disease Center

    • Brian Coon, Director of Clinical Programs, Pavillion

  • Tobacco Free Policy – The Roadmap Demystified: An Interactive Session

  • Deeper Dive into What Works: Integrating Policy and Treatment in Diverse Behavioral Health Settings

  • How QuitlineNC works/How to do referrals to QuitlineNC

  • Practical Approaches and Cases

  • Summary and Conclusion

The cost for the training is $150 for NC healthcare professionals ($300 for participants outside of NC) and includes all course materials, application processing, access to the online course site, and the live, virtual session. Scholarships for healthcare professionals who serve North Carolina are sponsored by the NC Division of Public Health.

Anyone, regardless of geographic region, is eligible to participate in the course. Some content is designed specifically to assist NC behavioral health facilities go tobacco free; however, the majority of the course content is applicable across many settings.

Course fees are payable by credit card only. Please register via our website at www.dukeunctts.com.

Have more questions about this training?
Contact us at cttsprogram@duke.edu or 919-668-5042.
Cost, Eligibility, and Registration
Meet our Course Faculty!
Sally Herndon, MPH

Sally Herndon, MPH

Head, Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch, NCDHHS

Joyce Swetlick

Joyce Swetlick

Director of Tobacco Cessation, NDCHHS

Steph Gans

Steph Gans

Tobacco Treatment Specialist, NCDHHS

Kim Bayha

Kim Bayha

Tobacco Prevention and Control Supervisor, Mecklenburg County Public Health

Carleen Crawford

Carleen Crawford

Regional Tobacco Control Manager, Mecklenburg County Public Health

Susan Saik-Peebles, MD

Susan Saik-Peebles, MD

Medical Director, Office for Behavioral Health and IDD, NCDHHS

Mary Ward

Mary Ward

President, McLeod Addictive Disease Center

Brian Coon

Brian Coon

Director of Clinical Programs, Pavillion

Michael Baca-Atlas, MD

Michael Baca-Atlas, MD

Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Family Medicine

James M. Davis, MD

James M. Davis, MD

Director, Duke Smoking Cessation Program

Susan-Trout

Susan-Trout

Associate Director, UNC Tobacco Treatment Program

Eiman Newcomer

Eiman Newcomer

Inpatient Manager, UNC Tobacco Treatment Program

CME CREDIT

In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

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