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Tobacco Recovery is Recovery – A Program for Peer and Recovery Specialists

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This training helps participants to develop an understanding that learning tobacco-free coping skills is safe, achievable, contributes to longer term sobriety, reduces social stigma, and enhances the health and quality of life of people in recovery. A special focus is made to advance participant capacity to challenge social norms in the recovery culture that enables tobacco use and to demonstrate communication strategies to advocate for tobacco recovery within a hope-inducing message of positive lifestyle change.


Learning Objectives:

Describe how tobacco industry advertising has influenced prevailing social norms in the recovery community.
Identify the benefits of learning tobacco-free coping skills.
Demonstrate advocacy strategies to promote tobacco recovery.

Intended Audience:

Individuals who are working toward or have secured the role of a Certified Peer Specialist, Certified Recovery Specialist, Certified Family Recovery Specialist or Recovery Specialist Supervisor.