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.
Part 1: Asynchronous Content (online)--Pre-recorded Video Modules on Tobacco Treatment and Control and Standard of Care Evidence-Based Tobacco Treatment (approximately 4 hours):
Why Here/Why This/Why Now?
Combination Strategies for Tobacco Treatment
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Foundational Behavioral Therapy in Special Populations
The Roadmap to Successful Change
Part 2: Synchronous 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,
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 $300 and includes all course materials, application processing, access to the online course site, and the live, virtual session. Scholarships provided by the NC Division of Public Health are available for healthcare professionals who serve North Carolinians. These scholarships bring the tuition down to $150. Course fees are payable by credit card only.
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.
Cost, Eligibility, and Registration
Meet our Course Faculty!
Sally Herndon, MPH
Head, Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch, NCDHHS
Director of Tobacco Cessation, NDCHHS
Tobacco Treatment Specialist, NCDHHS
Tobacco Prevention and Control Supervisor, Mecklenburg County Public Health
Regional Tobacco Control Manager, Mecklenburg County Public Health
Susan Saik-Peebles, MD
Medical Director, Office for Behavioral Health and IDD, NCDHHS
President, McLeod Addictive Disease Center
Director of Clinical Programs, Pavillion
Michael Baca-Atlas, MD
Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Family Medicine
James M. Davis, MD
Director, Duke Smoking Cessation Program
Associate Director, UNC Tobacco Treatment Program
Inpatient Manager, UNC Tobacco Treatment Program
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.