You Are Invited!

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP) invites you to attend the Behavioral Health Regional Training entitled, Moving Forward: Tobacco’s Role in Wellness and Recovery. It will be held Monday, June 4, 2012 at the McConnell Foundation at Lema Ranch in Redding.

Who should attend?

  • California Tobacco Control Program-Funded Projects
  • Local Tobacco Control Coalitions
  • Staff of County Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug Departments
  • Behavioral Health Facility Administrators and Providers

The training is designed to:

  • Advance smoke-free policies with mental health and substance abuse facilities.
  • Provide information on special cessation needs and opportunities for cessation among persons with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders.
  • Make system changes in the treatment of nicotine dependence within the mental health and substance abuse treatment fields.
  • Create successful working partnerships between county-level tobacco control and mental health programs to achieve sustainable outcomes.

This training will also target the creation of partnerships between governmental and non-governmental organizations that set policy, articulate standards, and influence the culture and practice of treatment.  

Featured expert trainers include representatives from:

  • Behavioral Health & Wellness Program at the University of Colorado, Denver
  • ChangeLab Solutions
  • California Smokers’ Helpline and The Center for Tobacco Cessation

This training meets the qualifications for up to six hours of continuing educations credits for MFT'S and/or LCSW's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. (PCE 4994)

We look forward to your participation!