MUSC Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training

When: 8/27/2024 - 8/30/2024 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Charleston, SC

Tobacco Treatment Specialists (TTSs) are health care professionals that possess the skills, knowledge, and training to provide effective, evidence-based interventions for tobacco dependence across a range of treatment intensities. The 4-day MUSC Tobacco Treatment Specialist training is designed to train multidisciplinary clinicians who work in various healthcare and community setting including primary care, behavioral health, addictions and rehabilitation settings, public housing, oncology settings, and worksite wellness.

The TTS training meets all of the requirements set forth in the U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines as well as the standards for competencies for tobacco treatment specialists developed by the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD). The training is also fully accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP).

In addition to completing your TTS training in the beautiful, historic city of Charleston, we will have national experts providing unique and cutting- edge training on the following topics:

• Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for smoking cessation

• Evidence-based practices and recommendations for e-cigarettes

• New and alternative tobacco products

• Culturally competent counseling for tobacco treatment

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