FREE WEBINAR: "Tobacco-Free State Psychiatric Hospitals: From Policy to Practice" (10/23/12)
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The Smoking Cessation Leadership
Center (SCLC) is pleased to invite you to a free webinar, "Tobacco-Free State Psychiatric
Hospitals: From Policy to Practice,” on October 23, 2012 at 1pm Eastern Time
We are honored to have experts from the National Association of State Mental
Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the NASMHPD
Research Institute (NRI) on the webinar panel:
Glover, PhD, Executive Director, National Association of State
Mental Health Program Directors
Schacht, PhD, Director of Statistical Analysis, NRI, Inc.
Parks, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Missouri Department of
Mental Health, Distinguished Professor of Science, University of Missouri
• Learn the methods and results of a survey on smoking
policies and practices in state psychiatric hospitals
• Understand key findings and their applications to tobacco
dependence interventions in psychiatric settings
• Learn how the study may inform development of more
effective smoking cessation policies and practices for people living with
Beginning in 2006, NRI has been surveying state psychiatric facilities on their
smoking policies and practices. The main goal of the 2011 survey was to
identify progress by state psychiatric facilities toward providing smoke-free
environments. Since 2007 the NRI survey has been supported by the Smoking
Cessation Leadership Center.
now! Space is limited. Visit the SCLC website to register.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is
accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to
provide continuing medical education for physicians and allied health
UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Participants who join the LIVE
session, on Oct. 23, 2012, are eligible to earn up to 1.5 CME/CEU credits for a
fee of $25 per CME/CEU certificate. Physicians and allied health
professionals should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the webinar activity. Nurses, pharmacists, social
workers, and other allied health professionals may also claim CE credits.
Don’t need to claim CME/CEUs? SCLC will issue a free certificate of attendance
for those who need contact hours only.
Please feel free to
forward this announcement to your colleagues. For
questions, contact Reason Reyes, SCLC Director of Technical Assistance, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call
toll-free (877) 509-3786. This webinar will be recorded and may be viewed
online on the Smoking
Cessation Leadership Center’s website after the presentation.
Source: Reason S. Reyes, MPA, Director of Technical Assistance, Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, University of California, San Francisco