Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 09:15 AM
111 W. University Ave.
El Paso, Texas 79902
Wednesday, February 22 - 23, 2017
Track 1 - Both days 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Presented by Rutgers
Audience: Behavioral health professionals, Physicians, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Substance Abuse and Mental Health counselors and other health care professionals.
Topics for this group include: Understanding & Treating Tobacco Addiction; Evaluation & Treatment Plans; Pharmacologic Treatments; Motivational Interviewing; E-Cigarettes and other tobacco control topics.
Track 2 - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Presented by Austin/Travis County Integral Care
Register to attend in-person or for a live stream 1/2 day workshop on working with Texas DSHS on tobacco-free policy efforts. The session will include information on how to electronically refer tobacco users to the Texas Quitline.
This session is not a treatment training for clinicians. A link to the live stream will be emailed to those that register for the online session.
For more information on the training, contact 512-776-3115 or 915-747-5574 or to register, please click on link. Please pass this along to anyone you think may be interested in attending.
About the training: This training will teach effective interventions to combat tobacco use, will help learners understand tobacco dependence as an addiction and chronic disease, and introduce motivational interviewing as a means of promoting behavior change and treatment compliance in tobacco-dependent patients.
Presentations by experts in the field of tobacco dependence treatment will provide learners with valuable evidence-based treatment strategies to assist patients in addressing their tobacco use, provide the information necessary to adopt a tobacco-free healthcare facility policy, and present effective tools and tactics to successfully empower patients to choose a long and healthy tobacco-free life.
This training is designed for behavioral health professionals, physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, substance abuse counselors, mental health counselors and other health care professionals. CE’s will be available.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided both days.
Room reservations must be made by January 20, 2017. Ask for group code: BGPSY
CE & CME credits must be requested at time of registration. Attendance is required to receive certificate.
Join us on February 23, 2017 to support the UTEP Women’s Basketball vs. Florida Atlantic at the Don Haskins Center.
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February 19, 2018
The Health Foundation and the El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium congratulate the Consortium partners who submitted a proposal to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Senate Bill 292 (SB292) request for applications. On January 22nd HHSC announced that the submitted proposal was among those select…