Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training

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The BREATHE Online Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) training is designed to equip you with evidence-based skills to treat tobacco dependence across a range of settings. The BREATHE TTS course is accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP). The course, using the Canvas online platform, includes twenty-seven hours of self-paced training, assignments and evaluation. Expected course completion time is eight to ten weeks. For more specific information and a general course outline click here. After finishing the course, participants earn a training certificate, which is the first step in obtaining a National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice.

To register for the courses starting January 19, 2022 and March 16, 2022, please click here. Please email BreatheTTS@uky.edu for more information or to add your name to the wait list in case there are cancellations for the courses beginning August 18 and October 6, 2021.

The course fee is $900. Payment can be made via check or credit card. If you do not receive an invoice after registering at the above link please email BreatheTTS@uky.edu.

For more information about payment options and the cancellation policy click here.

Participants must meet the following educational requirements and agree to the additional requirements:

Education Requirements:

* Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher (recommended: healthcare or counseling affiliated field), or

* Hold an associate degree plus 1 year (2,000 hours) of recent work experience in a human services position, or

*High School diploma plus 2 years (4,000 hours) of recent work experience in a human services position

Additional Requirements:

* Computer access with camera/microphone capability to participate in video evaluation

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