200478 Tobacco Program with Asian Pacific Islander Homeless & Mentally Ill Community

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 1:24 PM

Ann Jimenez McMillan, MPH , Health Education Department, Smoke-Free Families Program, Kalihi-Palama Health Center, Honolulu, HI

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe development of tobacco cessation services and intervention workshop with Health Care for Homeless/Mentally ill Project. 2. Discuss survey needs assessment results among providers/staff; baseline data gathered and evaluation of cessation workshop with clients. 3. Discuss implications of findings with access to services and program capacity.

Keywords: Tobacco, Homeless

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a MPH in Community Health Development & Education, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and have expertise in innovative cessation treatment projects and evaluation. Designed and published a culturally tailored Chuukese Cessation Brochure. Abstracts accepted at 2009 & 2006 World Conference on Tobacco or Health and two at 2007 National Conference on Tobacco or Health. Serve as Founding Member for a Federally Qualified Health Center. Research team member for National Cancer Institute project, where conducted a breast and cervical cancer study with Native Hawaiian women.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.