Addressing Tobacco Dependence Treatment in the General Population: Training in the “Bucket Approach”


This course presents evidence-based tobacco dependence interventions that are tailored to smokers who are affected by mental illness and/or other addictions.


Social workers, case managers, psychotherapists/counselors, physicians (primarily psychiatrists), nurses, nurse practitioners, certified peer specialists, and health care administrators working in a behavioral healthcare setting


As a result of participating in this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Determine the evidence-based tobacco dependence interventions appropriate for the motivational state of their patients who smoke.
  2. Provide evidence-based tobacco dependence treatment effectively to their patients who smoke.
  3. Organize the treatment of tobacco dependence as a population intervention within their treatments settings.
  4. Develop effective teams to implement this population intervention.


Course 1: Addressing Tobacco Dependence Treatment in the General Population: 2.5 credit hours
Course 2: The Bucket Approach Interventions: 5.75 credit hours


Registration opens:  09/27/2019
Course expires: 09/26/2022
Cost: $0.00
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