TEACH Specialty Course: Tobacco Interventions for Women Across the Lifespan
TEACH courses are interdisciplinary and targeted towards practitioners who have the ability to deliver intensive tobacco cessation counselling. There is no minimum educational or professional requirement to attend TEACH courses.
Date and Time:
Online – refer to www.teachproject.ca for upcoming offerings.
13.5 hours (over five weeks)
For more information on cost, visit www.teachproject.ca.
Prerequisite course offered by the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (4 modules, online, 10.5 hours)
TEACH Core Course (online, 19.5 hours)
This specialized course is designed to give learners the practical knowledge and tools to screen, assess and treat women at all stages of the lifespan with tobacco dependence using evidence-based pharmacotherapies and psychosocial interventions.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Describe the relationship between tobacco use, sex and gender.
Provide screening and assessment with women across the lifespan.
Develop treatment plans for tobacco cessation and/or reduction in collaboration with clients.
Adapt psychosocial interventions for tobacco cessation and/or reduction.
Adapt pharmacological interventions for tobacco cessation and/or reduction.
Tailor treatment with women through an intersectional lens.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
Affiliation and Partnerships
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine: Continuing Education and Professional Development
Applications for TEACH courses are submitted online via the TEACH website and are subject to review. Each time you apply for a course you must complete the full online application. Application does not ensure registration.