Tobacco cessation - systems change: Embedding tobacco cessation services in substance abuse and mental health treatment
Learning Areas:Program planning
Social and behavioral sciences
Discuss how more successful quit attempts and longer term cessation are realized when utlizing a more aggressive approach to pharmacotherapy Identify findings that illustrate how patient outcomes reflect the impact of shifts in agency culture toward comprehehsive tobacco treatment within a tobacco free environment Describe how longer term quit attempts provide evidence for the effectiveness of a comrehensive systems approach in providing evidence-based, best practice inteventions
Keyword(s): Tobacco, Treatment Efficacy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked in social services for 40 years, the last 10 as a clinician at CODAC Behavioral Healthcare. Since 2008, I have worked, concurrently, with James Prochaska at URI on a cancer prevention research project utilizing Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change Theory. I am certified as a masters level Tobacco Treatment Specialist through the ATTUD program at UMass Medical and have been tasked with the development and implementation of CODACâs tobacco treatment program
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.