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TEACH Certificate Program in Intensive Tobacco Cessation Counselling

This course is held under the auspices of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Ontario.​​

 
 

 Description/Learning objectives

 

The TEACH Project is a knowledge translation project offering Canada’s only internationally-accredited certificate program in cessation counselling (Herie et al., 2011; ATTUD). This 40.5 hour certificate program online (7.5 hours) and classroom (5 days) provides the context, background and evidence-based knowledge and skills needed to offer intensive tobacco cessation counselling.

 

 Target audience

 
TEACH courses are interdisciplinary and are targeted towards practitioners who have the ability to deliver intensive cessation counselling. Applicants must be employed and receive manager approval prior to applying to TEACH courses. We do not currently accept students into classroom-based courses. There is no minimum educational or professional requirement to attend TEACH courses.
 

 Time/Date/Location

 
See TEACH project website here​ for in-person and online courses.
 

 Delivery method

 
In-class or online, see www.teachproject.ca <http://www.teachproject.ca>  for schedule
 

 Cost

 

Please visit the TEACH project website here​ for information on our courses (including fees). The TEACH Project is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long - Term Care. 

 

 Faculty

 
Varies  for each course
 

 Requirements/Prerequisites

 
Pre- and post-course Learning Assessments, OTRU Online Course http://otru.org/training/online-course/
 

 Accreditation

 
Online Core Courses:

Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD)
College of Family Physicians of Canada, 19.5 Mainpro-C credits and 19.5 Mainpro-M1 credits
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 19.5 Section 1 credits
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, 19.5 credits
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, 20 CE Points in Category 1: Core Courses​

In-Person Core Courses:
Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD)
College of Family Physicians of Canada, 19.5 Mainpro-C credits and 19.5 Mainpro-M1 credits
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 19.5 Section 1 credits
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, 19.5 credits
Ontario College of Pharmacists, 19.5 credits
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, 20 CE Points in Category 1: Core Courses​

Online Specialty Courses:

College of Family Physicians of Canada, 13.5 Mainpro-C credits and 13.5 Mainpro-M1 credits
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 13.5 Section 1 credits
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, 13.5 credits
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, 14 CE Points in Category 1: Core Courses​

In-Person Core Courses:
College of Family Physicians of Canada, 13.5 Mainpro-C credits and 13.5 Mainpro-M1 credits

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 13.5 Section 1 credits
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, 13.5 credits
Ontario College of Pharmacists, 13.5 credits
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, 14 CE Points in Category 1: Core Courses​

 

 Affiliation/Partnerships

 
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine: Continuing Education and Professional Development
 

 Course resources

 
Participants will be provided with a course manual and variety of resources at the training.
 

 Registration

 
Applications for the TEACH Certificate Program are submitted online via the TEACH website <https://www.nicotinedependenceclinic.com/English/teach/Pages/Courses/Apply-Online.aspx>  and are subject to review. Each time you apply for a course you must complete the full online application. Applications open approximately eight weeks prior to each Certificate Program offering.  Application does not ensure registration.
 

 Contact

 
E-mail teach@camh.ca  or call 416-535-8501 x31600

 

 

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