Integrating Tobacco and Nicotine Issues into Group Treatment: Making Connections

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Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes
Training type: 
Standalone

Description: Most individuals entering substance use treatment programs use tobacco products (ranging from cigarettes to electronic nicotine delivery systems), contributing to a health disparity that impacts mental and physical health and long-term recovery.  This workshop will focus on group treatment approaches for addressing tobacco use with adults, young adults and youth in substance use treatment settings. We will review various formats for tobacco group treatment and explore ways to integrate tobacco issues into other treatment groups including, but not limited to: relapse prevention groups, anger and/or stress management groups, health & wellness groups, life skills groups, women’s groups, men’s groups, trauma recovery groups, and parenting groups. We will review evidence-based reasons for addressing tobacco dependence in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, the bio-psychosocial factors involved in tobacco use and tobacco use treatment and strategies for working with individuals in different stages of readiness to quit. 
 
Objectives:
​​Upon completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify research rationale for intervening with tobacco users with mental health and substance use disorders
  • Review impact of tobacco use on medications used by people with mental health conditions
  • Identify relevant bio-psychosocial factors in tobacco use that can be integrated into other groups such as stress management, trauma recovery, or parenting
  • Design an outline for a tobacco awareness group 
  • Discuss methods for integrating tobacco education and treatment into group treatment
  • Identify next steps for utilizing information gained in this workshop 

Sponsored by: MA Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, Institute for Health and Recovery & AdCare Educational Institute, Inc

Presenter: 
Louise Katz, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W.
Event Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Co-occuring Disorders
Evidence-Based Practice
Tobacco Education and Treatment
Address: 
Beechwood Hotel
363 Plantation St.
Worcester, MA 01605
Cost: 
$60
Contact Information
Emelie Tenander
Phone: 
(508) 752-7313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.
Position: 
Training Coordinator

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