Integrating Tobacco Dependence Treatment and Tobacco-Free Standards Into Addiction Treatment

New Jersey's Experience

About the Course:

Integrating Tobacco Dependence Treatment and Tobacco-Free Standards Into Addiction Treatment aims to summarize the lessons learned from the experience in New Jersey.

Publication Date:

NIAAA

Authors

Jonathan Foulds, Ph.D.; Jill Williams; Bernice Order-Conners; Nancy Edwards; Martha Dwyer; Anna Kline; Douglas M. Ziedonis

About the Authors:

Jonathan Foulds, Ph.D., is an associate professor and director of the Tobacco Dependence Program, School of Public Health, at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Brunswick, New Jersey, and clinical associate professor at the Department of Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of Public Health in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Jill Williams, M.D., is an associate professor and director at both the Department of Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and at the Tobacco Dependence Program at the School of Public Health, UMDNJ, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Bernice Order-Connors, L.C.S.W., is an instructor.

Nancy Edwards, I.C.A.D.C., is a training and education coordinator both at the Tobacco Dependence Program and the School of Public Health, UMDNJ, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Martha Dwyer is the Choices program director.

Anna Kline, Ph.D., is a research fellow, both at the Department of Psychiatry and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Douglas M. Ziedonis, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor and director in the Division of Addiction Psychiatry and the Tobacco Dependence Program at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about integrating tobacco-free standards into addiction treatment. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the history of the Addressing Tobacco in the Treatment of Other Addictions project.

  2. Identify the representative qualitative comments from Directors of New Jersey’s Residential Addiction Treatment facilities after implementation of tobacco-free treatment standards.

  3. Describe the main lessons from the New Jersey experience.

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