Changing the Habit: State & Community Approaches to Tobacco Control with the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control


90 Minutes

Webinar Speakers

Marilyn J. Carter, PhD

Health Education Director, Adapt/SouthRiver Community Health Center

Marilyn Carter, Ph.D., is the Health Education Director for Adapt – a regional provider of primary care, behavioral health care and prevention services in Southern Oregon. With more 15 years of experience in public health, health policy and systems change, Marilyn has led a number of initiatives to advance tobacco-free policies and strengthen the delivery of tobacco cessation interventions in clinical environments. Marilyn is committed to improving the health of rural Oregonians and received Oregon’s Maurine Neuberger award for her contribution to Oregon’s tobacco control movement.

Margaret A. Jaco, MSSW

Senior Associate, Policy & Practice Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health, Project Manager for National Behavioral Health Network

Susan McLain, MPH

Public Health Program Administrator, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control

Joanna Stoms, MPA, RRT

Cancer Plan Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Webinar Objectives
  1. Describe how you can leverage the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control’s tools, resources, and network to combat tobacco use & cancer disparities among individuals with mental illnesses and addictions and network members

  2. Discuss the integration of tobacco dependence treatment as a standard and expected part of primary care and behavioral health care

  3. Explain how a state’s Department of Health; Department of Drug and Alcohol and Department of Human Services can partner to address tobacco use and cancer disparities among individuals with mental illness and addictions through systems and policy change

Instructions for CME/CEU Credit

ACCME Accreditation

CME/CEUs will be available for participants who join the LIVE session, on March 7, 2017. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.


NEW Accreditation for respiratory therapists:

This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.50 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063, Course # 148432000



This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

Steven A. Schroeder, MD, Catherine Saucedo, Jennifer Matekuare, Roxana Said, MPH, Christine Cheng and Brian Clark have disclosed they have no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who have provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity.

Marilyn J. Carter, PhD, Margaret A. Jaco, MSSW, Susan McLain, MPH, Joanna Stoms, MPA, RRT, have disclosed she/he has NO financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial interests.