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 support 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 95 webinars covering the latest topics on tobacco addiction and recovery

Click here for information on Recorded Webinars with FREE CME/CEUs

Upcoming Webinars

Connecting to Care – How to Leverage Quitlines to Better Support Your Clients, co-hosted by NBHN

Speakers

Chad D Morris, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Chad Morris, PhD is a 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 is the principal investigator of multiple studies exploring the effectiveness of organizational, psychosocial, and pharmacologic tobacco control and wellness strategies across the age range. As the Vice President of Spark Inspiration, Dr. Morris also offers corporate wellness solutions. Dr. Morris has provided clinical, public policy and program evaluation consultation across 30 states and internationally. He serves on a number of boards, including the North American Quitline Consortium.

Jim Pavlik, MA

Program and Policy Analyst, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program, University of Colorado

Jim Pavlik, MA serves as a Program and Policy Analyst for the Behavioral Health & Wellness Program (BHWP) and has over ten years of public health experience specifically in communications and policy analysis. He has worked for community advocacy organizations, community mental health centers, the Indiana Department of Health, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Before joining BHWP, his work focused on international drug policy, as well as the social determinants of health, especially for low-SES populations and immigrant and refugee communities. Pavlik acts as BHWP’s internal process evaluator for the BHWP training and technical assistance teaching arm.

Webinar Objectives

  • Explain how incentives like low-cost nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) can help high-risk populations quit smoking and increase successful attempt to quit tobacco.

  • Assess potential costs and benefits of supplementing quitline services with financial incentives and mailing nicotine patches to Medicaid smokers.

  • Identify best practices to motivate patients to increase use of quitline services for successful tobacco cessation.