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Assisting Clients with Quitting – How to Talk the Talk for Successful Tobacco Cessation Part II
Date: Monday, March 9, 2-3 p.m. ET

Only one in four mental health treatment facilities offer tobacco cessation services, and even fewer utilize nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and other pharmacological supports. Do you know which engagement techniques and medications are available and most effective for assisting your clients who want to stop using tobacco?

Join the National Behavioral Health Network for Cancer and Tobacco Control, the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF and the National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery on Thursday, March 5, from 2-3 p.m. ET for Assisting Clients with Quitting – How to Talk the Talk for Successful Tobacco Cessation. This webinar will explore best practices on FDA-approved cessation supports with Frank Vitale, MA, national director of the Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation.

You will learn to:

• Identify and implement evidence-based strategies to engage behavioral health populations with high rates of tobacco use.
• Enhance motivational interviewing techniques to best engage clients in tobacco cessation attempts.
• Increase knowledge of FDA approved NRTs and other pharmacological supports to best support your clinicians and clients.

Register Today

Unable to join us for the first webinar in the series? Reserve your spot for part two on Monday, March 9.
Applying Best Practices to Developing Cessation Models for Behavioral Health Populations

One hour of FREE continuing education (CE) credit can be earned for participants who join the LIVE sessions, on March 5 and March 9, 2020. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.

Presented by Frank Vitale, MA, national director, Pharmacy Partnership for Tobacco Cessation and clinical assistant professor, Purdue College of Pharmacy
ACCME Accreditation
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.

Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 CreditTM. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

California Behavioral Science Professionals: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for behavioral health providers. UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider # 64239.


March 9, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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