Education & Training


Tobacco Use Treatment Training Opportunities

As health professionals and substance use treatment providers, you’re aware of the harmful effects that tobacco use has on your patients, but it can be challenging to know how to address it.

The New Hampshire Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program is offering a two-part virtual training opportunity from CODAC Behavioral Healthcare.

  • Each session has a participant capacity.
  • 3 CEUs are available per training.
  • Watch your email for the Zoom link after registration.
  • Please note: you must attend the Part 1 training to register for the Part 2 training.
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Part 1: Treating Tobacco & Nicotine Dependence: What You Need to Know to Help People Quit

This virtual training will help you gain confidence in having the tobacco treatment conversation and creating effective referrals to treatment. You will learn how nicotine addiction affects the brain and how you can use evidence-based practices to assist patients struggling with tobacco dependence to quit for good.

Topics include:

  • Biopsychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence
  • Overview of nicotine replacement medications
  • Cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies
  • Assessment tools
  • Best practices for effective referral to treatment

Register for one of the following two dates:

  • Thursday, February 22, 2024, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Register here
  • Tuesday, March 5, 2024, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Register here

Part 2: Motivational Interviewing and Role Play

This session will include discussion and practice exercises in using Motivational Interviewing for rapid engagement and collaborative behavior change. Please note: you must attend the first training to register for Part 2.

Thursday, March 14, 2024, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Register here

If you have questions about these training opportunities, please email


Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Programs


The Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) is the accrediting body for Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Programs. All programs have been reviewed and determined they meet the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Core Competencies.