Aacharya Tobacco Treatment Training Program
This is Asia’s first and only accredited Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Program from The Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP), USA
The Need of the Training:
Healthcare professionals are important professionals on the frontlines when it comes to tobacco cessation.
Tobacco epidemic has created multiple social and economic adversities across nations.
India alone is home to over 27 crore tobacco users and globally it stands at 2nd position as producer and consumer of tobacco products. In India tobacco claims 3,500 lives daily*
About the Training:
The program was developed to train healthcare workers and community and public health professionals to become tobacco cessation champions for their organizations and communities.
This program offers the highest quality tobacco treatment specialist program based on the latest evidence-based tobacco cessation research and treatment strategies.
It provides a comprehensive, focused, and convenient process by which individuals master core competencies as defined by the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD). It is an ATTUD accredited training program for individuals interested in applying for the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice (NCTTP).
Outcome of the Training:
The program is committed to improving quality of life by facilitating evidence-based health behavior change for communities, organizations, and individuals. It has been engaged in tobacco cessation treatment, training, research, consultation, and technical assistance.
We have worked both nationally and internationally, promoting and fostering sustainable tobacco cessation initiatives.
This breadth of expertise has created a multi-disciplinary team of tobacco and health behavior change experts, uniquely positioning us to offer the first ATTUD-accredited training program in Asia and one of the few programs outside United States.
Tobacco Treatment Specialist:
ATTUD and the Council of Tobacco Treatment Training Programs defines a Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) as:
A professional who possesses the skills, knowledge and training to provide effective, evidence-based interventions for tobacco dependence across a range of intensities.
The TTS may have various professional affiliations and may work in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospitals, community health centers, HMOs, medical and dental practices, educational settings, social service agencies, tobacco treatment centers, telephone quitlines, drug abuse treatment programs and mental health centers.
The TTS may engage not only in providing treatment but also in educating others, including other healthcare professionals, administrators, and researchers, among others.
Training Program Overview:
The Program consists of an interactive, 7-day virtual or 4-day face to face training experience focused on providing the necessary knowledge, clinical skills, and evidence-based treatment strategies to effectively treat tobacco dependence.
This program facilitates mastery of the ATTUD Core Competencies Skill Sets.
Face to Face Program: The first three days consist of focused instruction along with interactive and hands-on learning activities, group discussion, and role-play. During the second and third mornings, participants will complete a short, multiple-choice quiz of material covered the previous day. On the fourth day, participants will complete a two-part exam, consisting of a comprehensive multiple choice/short answer component and a case study component designed to assess trainees’ understanding of treatment strategies in a “real world” context.
Participants will leave this training program confident in their abilities to…
Who Should Participate:
This program is designed to build on your existing tobacco cessation knowledge and treatment skills.
It has been carefully constructed to meet the needs of professionals involved in the treatment of tobacco dependence across a range of disciplines and in a variety of healthcare and community service settings.
This includes, but is not limited to:
- Addictions Counselors
- Community Educators
- Health Academics
- Health Educators
- Health Policy Experts
- Health System Administrators
- Mental Health Professionals
- Nurse Practitioners
- Patient Navigators
- Peer Advocates
- Physicians Assistants
Demonstrate proficiency in the 11 core competencies established by the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence.
Provide training in all evidence-based tobacco cessation interventions and treatments, both pharmacological and counseling, including behavior change strategies and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Establish knowledge and skills to successfully treat any individual for tobacco dependence and to work effectively as a TTS.
We provide training for organizations and can provide on-site TTS training worldwide.
It feels great when your participants can feel the difference due to the training in Tobacco Control. Let them do the talking…..