Webinars

SCLC's webinar series is integral to the technical assistance provided by the SCLC. Nationally recognized smoking cessation experts offer the latest information related to smoking cessation (including effective interventions) for the general and the behavioral health populations.

The Goals of SCLC’s Webinar Series:

  • Provide training and technical assistance to raise awareness of the many benefits smoking cessation efforts and to increase understanding of effective smoking cessation strategies.
  • Implement or enhance existing tobacco cessation services using evidence-based practices.
  • Ensure that consumers and staff have access to smoking cessation services and supports to promote health and wellness.
  • Establish partnerships between behavioral health and nicotine cessation organizations to increase available tobacco cessation resources in communities. 

SCLC has over 45 webinars covering the latest topics on tobacco addiction and recovery.

Upcoming Webinars

A Team Approach: Integrating Tobacco Dependence Treatment into Routine Clinical Practice

Speakers

Chad Morris, PhD

Dr. Chad Morris is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, Department of Psychiatry, and Director of the Behavioral Health & Wellness Program and interdisciplinary Wellness Leadership Institute. At UCD, he led a number of initiatives to study and implement effective organizational, psychosocial, and pharmacologic wellness strategies across the age range. As the Vice President of Spark Inspiration, he also creates corporate wellness solutions. Dr. Morris has had the privilege of providing clinical, public policy and program evaluation consultation across more than 30 states and internationally. Currently, he serves on a number of boards, including the North American Quitline Consortium.

Alek Sripipatana, PhD, MPH

Director, Data and Evaluation Division, US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Office of Quality Improvement

Webinar Objectives

  • Describe how tobacco treatment is essential to the “Triple Aim” of better health for the population, better quality healthcare for individuals, at less cost.

  • Explain how tobacco prevention and treatment is aligned with chronic care and patient-centered medical home models.

  • Apply effective tobacco cessation strategies to populations most at-risk for tobacco-related health disparities, including persons with behavior health conditions.

  • Employ office based tools and resources that will assist you in concurrently addressing tobacco and other addictions.

 

Who Should Attend?

Persons working in community-based ambulatory care settings including: Community Health Centers, Tribal and Urban Indian Clinics, Family Planning Clinics, Ryan White Clinics, as well as Maternal and Child Health focused organizations working with adolescents.

Providers, quality improvement professionals, front desk staff, and others will gain valuable information that will increase their effectiveness in helping patients cease their use of tobacco products.