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Working with Low Motivated Smokers using the
Learning about Healthy Living Approach
A Conference for Mental Health Professionals and Partners

Presented by:
Dr. Jill Williams - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Addiction Psychiatry


Please join us for an interactive training designed to build upon skills and knowledge gained through the “Tobacco Use and Recovery Among Individuals with Mental Illness or Addiction” conference.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the importance and responsibilities of professionals in promoting a tobacco free lifestyle for smokers with mental illness.
  • Discuss a wellness-based group treatment approach that facilitates the adoption of a tobacco free lifestyle for mental health consumers with different levels of motivation.
  • Identify challenges for group leaders in presenting information to mental health consumers.
  • Discuss strategies to allow group leaders to enhance mental health consumers’ attention, comprehension and/or use of information.
  • Describe the use and benefits of a valuable motivational tool – the carbon monoxide (CO) meter.
  • To describe data that was collected on consumers experiences with the LAHL treatment groups in NJ and NC.
Date: November 13, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Humanities Center
              987 East Ivy Avenue
              St. Paul, MN 55106

Registration fee: $45

FAQs 

  • Pending approval for 6 hours of CEUs by the MN Board of Social Work
  • Pending approval for 6 hours of CEUs by the MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
  • Light breakfast and lunch are included in the day.  Please call or email if you have special dietary restrictions.

Questions: Tobacco@LungMN.org or call Jenna at 651-223-9560.

Please note: This training is only available to those who have completed one of the “Tobacco Use and Recovery Among Individuals with Mental Illness or Addiction” trainings (held Jan. 23, Jan. 24, July 8, July 9, July 11).