The MDQuit Resource Center developed and is disseminating a training program titled, “Breaking the Habit in Behavioral Health (BH2): New Hope for Clients Who Smoke”* for behavioral health providers across Maryland. Scheduled trainings take place at UMBC's South Campus Research & Technology Park, Halethorpe, MD 21227 -- please see the registration form and confirmation email for exact building location.
Breaking the Habit in Behavioral Health (BH2)
The MDQuit Resource Center developed and is disseminating a training program titled, “Breaking the Habit in Behavioral Health: New Hope for Clients Who Smoke (BH2)" for behavioral health providers across Maryland. The scheduled trainings will take place at UMBC South Campus Research & Technology Park, Halethorpe, MD 21227. Scroll down to our list of trainings for more details on BH2.
BH2 TRAINING DATES
Registrations for Spring 2020 BH2 Trainings are now open!
The trainings will take place on the following dates:
The training scheduled for April 22nd, 2020 has been cancelled.
Friday June 5th, 2020
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Please see the list of trainings offered and supported by MDQuit outlined below. If you do not see a description that meets your agency’s needs, please contact a Center Specialist and we can work with you to see if we can tailor a training to your needs and/or the populations served at your agency.
TO REQUEST TRAINING: If you are interested in hosting a training event for your organization/group, please fill out the application linked below:
Upon receipt of the Training Request Form, a Center Specialist will be in touch with you by phone to coordinate training details.
IMPORTANT: Space is limited! Trainings are free of cost and we provide training materials. Trainings allow for a maximum of 20 participants. CEUs will be provided for either half (3) or full day (6) attendance.
*There are two formats available for the above trainings:
Single Session (Morning): Trainees are taught how to work with clients who smoke and are given a tailored, multi-component single session protocol (for use in individual or group sessions), as well as a brief intervention protocol, to help prepare behavioral health clients to quit using tobacco.
Training Length: 3 hrs
Multiple Session (Morning and Afternoon): In addition to the single session content, trainees are taught how to work with clients who smoke and are given a flexible and interactive multiple session smoking cessation group protocol, as well as a brief intervention protocol. This tailored, multi-component protocol will assist providers in conducting groups geared to help behavioral health clients to quit using tobacco.
Training Length: 6 hrs
Sponsored by MDQuit
University of Maryland Baltimore County, Department of Psychology
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
Co-sponsored by the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration’s Office of Workforce Development and Training. The Office of Workforce Development and Training is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for 3 or 6 Continuing Education Units (Category I) for licensed social workers in MD; as a sponsor of 3 or 6 Continuing Education Units acceptable to the MD Board of Examiners of Psychologists; and 3 or 6 Continuing Education Units (Category A) by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, and the MD Association of Prevention Professionals & Advocates upon completion of this training and a completed evaluation. The Office of Workforce Development and Training maintains responsibility for this program.