Need help to improve tobacco cessation in your area? The Center for Tobacco Cessation (CTC) is the training and technical assistance affiliate of the California Smokers’ Helpline. CTC helps organizations throughout California to increase their capacity in tobacco cessation.
The Center can help answer questions such as how to structure a comprehensive, evidence based tobacco cessation benefit in insurance plans, or how to support cessation in the behavioral health population. CTC offers free in-depth trainings for cessation facilitators and free webinars on topics ranging from the basics of tobacco cessation, to pharmacotherapy, to treatment considerations for special populations, and more.
Visit our online training page to view our schedule of upcoming webinars, and our archive of free recorded webinars and online trainings, including the topics listed below. Free continuing education is available for some trainings.
CTC staff can put together a training tailored to the particular needs of your organization, coalition, or other group. Click here to submit a request.
Following are some past trainings CTC has done:
CTC offers phone and email consultation in areas such as:
Visit our online catalog to download one of our free fact sheets on topics such as:
Click here for other tobacco cessation resources for health care providers, hospitals, employers, health plans, and others.