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 will allow learners to increase their knowledge about tobacco prevalence, provide opportunities for screening, and provide initial and ongoing assessments and interventions with youth and young adults. Learners will be able to recognize opportunities for engaging youth and young adults who use tobacco, as well as explain the factors that influence the initiation or prevention of tobacco use.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Identify the factors associated with the onset of tobacco use and tobacco use disorder.
Explain strategies for engaging youth and young adults who use tobacco in tobacco
cessation and/or reduction.
Describe strategies for screening and assessing tobacco use among youth and young
Select tailored screening and assessment tools for use with youth and young adults.
Provide client-centred evidence-informed psychosocial interventions.
Provide client-centred evidence-informed pharmacological interventions.
Identify opportunities to advocate for prevention and cessation programs on behalf of
youth and young adults.
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.