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TEACH Certificate Program Courses
 
TEACH Core Course
 

An Interprofessional Comprehensive Course on Treating Tobacco Use Disorder

(formally known as A Comprehensive Course on Smoking Cessation: Essential Skills and Strategies)


This classroom based introductory course will help learners to screen, assess and treat people with tobacco dependence using evidence-base pharmacotherapies and psycho-social interventions. Tools and techniques for enhancing motivation and facilitating cessation groups are also covered.

 

The online version of the Core Course is an equivalent to the classroom based course. The Core Course consists of 10 e-learning modules that cover the essential skills and strategies in tobacco cessation.​


September 2015 Core Competencies.pdfCourse Competencies
Click here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report.
Click here for the most recent (online) course evaluation report. 

  

TEACH Specialty Courses 
 

Integrated Chronic Disease Management and Prevention: A person-centred approach to addressing tobacco and other modifiable risk factors

(formally known as Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention: Addressing the Risks)

This specialized course examines the five major modifiable risk factors (i.e. alcohol, stress, sleep, nutrition, and physical activity), their contribution to the major non-communicable chronic diseases, and their impact on tobacco and tobacco dependence treatment.  This course also highlights best practices and integrated strategies to address multiple modifiable risk factors during tobacco dependence treatment.​

September 2015 CDP Competencies.pdfCourse Competencies
Click
here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report.
 

Tobacco Interventions with Youth and Young Adults

(formally known as Tobacco and Youth: Issues and Interventions)

This specialized course will allow learners to increase their knowledge about tobacco prevalence, opportunities for screening, provide initial and ongoing assessments and interventions with youth and young adults. Learners will be able to recognize opportunities for engaging youth and young adults who use tobacco, as well as to explain the factors that influence the initiation or prevention of tobacco use.​


September 2015 Youth Competencies.pdfCourse Competencies
​Click 
here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report. 


Tobacco Interventions for Clients with Mental Illness and/or Substance Use Disorders

(formally known as Tobacco Interventions for Patients with Mental Illness and/or Addictions)

This course is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide client-centred biopsychosocial approach to screen, engage and treat clients with a mental illness and/or substance use disorder for tobacco use. Learners will also be able to apply these skills and approach to tobacco users to detect common mental illnesses and other substance use disorders, as well as be able to design a treatment approach for such clients.​


Click here for the most recent (online) course evaluation report.  

Tobacco Interventions for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Populations      
(formerly known as Tobacco Interventions with Indigenous Peoples)

This specialized course will allow learners to be able to adapt and apply models of tobacco cessation interventions for First Nations, Inuit and Métis clients in their own community and practice settings, as well as to identify culturally specific contexts of tobacco use.


Click here for the most recent (online) course evaluation report.  


Tobacco Interventions for Women Across the Lifespan 
(formerly known as Helping Pregnant Women Quit Smoking)
This course is designed to give learners the practical knowledge and tools to intervene effectively with pregnant clients who use tobacco, using evidence-based approaches and interventions. Content relevant to women across the lifespan is also included.

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here for the most recent (online) course evaluation report. 

  

Motivating Change: How to talk so Clients will Listen and How to Listen so Clients Will Talk

This hands-on specialized course will provide learners with the opportunity to observe complex motivational interviewing demonstrated by experienced TEACH faculty, and apply motivational interviewing theory to their own practice settings through interactive case-based exercises, team-based practice, and group discussions.

 
Click here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report. 
 
 

Implementing a Systematic Approach to Tobacco Dependence Treatment for Hospitalized Smokers: The Ottawa Model
This 2-day course will highlight a systematic approach to tobacco cessation intervention targeting hospitalized clients who use tobacco. Participants will learn the latest concepts in hospital-based tobacco cessation, how to assess current practices at their own hospital, strategies for implementing a tobacco cessation program, the power of brief intervention, and the importance of community referrals and follow-up post-hospitalization.

 
Click here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report. 
 
 
Rainbow Tobacco Intervention: Smoking Cessation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Two-Spirited, Intersex & Queer/Questioning (LGBTTTIQ) Communities
This specialized course will allow participants to increase their cultural competency and treatment abilities of people with nicotine dependence who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex and/or queer. A detailed set of clinical tools and materials accompany the information package you will be able to take away.
 
Click here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report. 
 
 
Smoking Cessation for Individual with Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa)
This specialized course will increase participants' knowledge about the detection and treatment of people with concurrent nicotine dependence and eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa). A detailed set of clinical tools and materials accompany the information package that you will be able to take away.
 
Click here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report. 
 
 
Smoking Cessation for Individuals with Eating Disorders (Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity)
This specialized course will increase participants’ knowledge about the detection and treatment of people with concurrent nicotine dependence and eating disorders (binge eating disorders and obesity). A detailed set of clinical tools and materials accompany the information package that you will take away from the course.
 
Click here for the most recent (in-person) course evaluation report. 
  

Francophone
Currently, we do not have any Francophone courses being offered in the near future. Please check back periodically for updates.
 
 
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 Upcoming Courses

 

TEACH Certificate Program 
Online Registration

Core Course
October 14 - November 18, 2015
February 17 - March 23, 2016

Specialty Course
Tobacco Interventions for Women Across the Lifespan
January 6 - February 10, 2015 
 
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