Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training
The training provides a comprehensive approach to learning evidence-based treatment for individuals to master the core competencies defined by the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD) and obtain the necessary training required to apply for the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice (NCTTP).
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January 10-12, 2024 Training: Virtual
Training tuition waiver provided for participants who are in-state, based on funding from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Out-of-state training tuition is $1,200.
Program Schedule and Details
Three days of in-person training (with 6 in-person modules) and 9 online, self-paced modules to complete one week prior to the in-person training. Find the full in-person schedule and content topics here.
Who Should Attend
People from many disciplines benefit from this training, including nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, and other clinical professionals; pharmacists; dental professionals; community health workers; staff from community-based organizations; substance use disorder and behavioral health counselors; and others.
Course participants must comply with the following prerequisites:
- Be a healthcare worker/practitioner interested in providing evidence-based treatment to people who use tobacco and nicotine
- Must have at least two Agency Employer Recommendations
- Be tobacco-free for 6 months prior to course
Jenna Wintemberg, PhD, MPH, CHES, TTS/NCTTP and Tiffany Bowman, MSW, TTS
Jenna Wintemberg, PhD, MPH, CHES, NCTTP is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Health Sciences and Public Health at the University of Missouri, with more than a decade of experience in tobacco treatment. Jenna currently serves as a TTS co-facilitating MU Health Care’s outpatient cessation program, and is a certified TTS trainer, delivering an accredited curriculum to Missouri providers. In the past she has also provided one-on-one and group cessation services on a university campus and for Housing Authority properties. Wintemberg is an advocate for tobacco control policies and health systems transformation, currently serving on the board of Tobacco Free Missouri (formerly as Chair), the Missouri Eliminate Tobacco Use Initiative steering committee, and the University of Missouri Tobacco Taskforce. She developed, evaluated, and maintains an adolescent tobacco cessation toolkit in partnership with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri school nurses. Jenna also serves as a cessation trainer and consultant for Missouri Partners in Prevention, serving college campuses across the state. Jenna serves as the Hub Team Lead for the Missouri Vaping, Tobacco, and Nicotine Treatment ECHO (a virtual case-based learning community), to expand best practice tools and strategies for tobacco treatment statewide and regionally.
Tiffany Bowman, MSW, TTS/NCTTP joined the University of Missouri, School of Social Work Faculty in August 2022. Prior to her faculty role, Bowman served as the director for ThinkFirst Missouri and for over thirteen years in Student Affairs at Mizzou. Her experience includes harm reduction addressing opioid misuse and substance misuse prevention. Her background and experience include providing technical assistance for clean indoor air policies to campuses and communities around the state of Missouri, tobacco cessation, grant project oversight and management, and substance harm reduction on college campuses. Bowman has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Missouri State University and received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Missouri. Her career is dedicated to public health, safety, and health promotion.
Successful completion meets the tobacco treatment training requirement for the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice.
This TTS Training Program has also been designated as an accredited activity for multiple continuing credit options including:
- Continuing Medical Education (CME)
- LPC, Social Work, Psychology CEs
- Respiratory Care
Successful completion of this activity, which includes participating in the educational offering, participating in the evaluation process, and completing the verification of attendance, enables the learner to satisfy the requirements for continuing education.
Relevant Financial Relationship Disclosures
Current ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) rules state that participants in CE activities should be made aware of any relevant affiliation or financial interest in the previous 24 months that may affect the planning of an educational activity or a speaker’s presentation(s). Each planning committee member and speaker has been requested to complete a financial relationship reporting form for the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training.
Training Program Accreditation
The training is fully accredited by The Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP).
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