Free NAADAC Webinar
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
Although tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the US and individuals with mental illnesses and substance use disorders have extremely high prevalence, it is usually overlooked in mental health and addictions treatment. This workshop will examine the benefits of tobacco cessation in improving depression, anxiety, affect and overall psychological quality of life and improvements in long term abstinence rates from alcohol or illicit drugs. Evidence based strategies, including a guideline-based brief intervention of 3 minutes will be explored.
- Understand extremely high tobacco use prevalence rates and the related disease and economic burdens for individuals with behavioral health conditions within a health disparities framework.
- Examine common barriers and strategic interventions for consistently integrating tobacco treatment along with other behavioral health services.
- Implement the guideline-based brief intervention, which significantly improves client readiness to make a tobacco quit attempt.
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Andree Aubrey, MSW, LCSW, CTTS (Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist), is the Director of the Area Health Education Center at FSU College of Medicine and is responsible for statewide tobacco training and cessation programs for behavioral health and peer recovery organizations. Aubrey directs and teaches at the FSU Tobacco Treatment Specialist Course which is one of only 18 accredited training programs in the U.S. She trains medical faculty, physicians, health professionals and students. She is a tobacco subject matter expert for the Florida Certification Board. She co-authored a six week group cessation curriculum, Quit Smoking Now, which is used in all 67 counties in Florida and Operation Tobacco Free Marines, a standardized group cessation curriculum and manualized facilitator guide.
Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
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