Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Training

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the recent circumstances and recommendations around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training scheduled for April 28 - May 1, 2020, has been canceled. If you have questions, please contact Lena Gray at 734-998-6222 or lmgray@umich.edu

This is an intensive 4-day, in-person, evidence-based training program. Successful completion of this training qualifies as training requirement to apply for the National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice. The training is for people who deliver moderate to intensive tobacco treatment services within a health care or community setting. The curriculum addresses a set of core competencies for tobacco treatment specialists. 

2020 Training Schedule

What is a Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS)?

A Tobacco Treatment Specialist is a professional who possesses the skills, knowledge and training to provide effective, evidence-based interventions for tobacco dependence across a range of intensities. (ATTUD, 2015)

TTS Competencies

A Tobacco Treatment Specialist is a professional who possesses the skills, knowledge and training to provide effective, evidence-based interventions for tobacco dependence across a range of intensities. (ATTUD, 2015) View the list of competencies.

Training Fees:

  • Basic Skills for Working with Smokers online course: $175
  • TTS Core Certification Training: $1,000

Training Prerequisite:

Prior to attending the TTS training, all candidates must successfully complete the Basic Skills for Working with Smokers online course. Access this course.

Certification

NAADAC, in partnership with the Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence, Inc. (ATTUD), and the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP) announces a new National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice (NCTTP)

This national certificate program was created to standardize and unify tobacco competencies, knowledge, and skills on a national level and provides national, unified recognition of professionals who obtain this prestigious certificate. By obtaining the NCTTP, tobacco use professionals are demonstrating to employers, third-party payers, and clients their advanced education in evidence-based tobacco competencies, skills, and practice.

Apply Now

For additional information on the certification process visit the NAADAC website at https://www.naadac.org/ncttp

Questions?

For additional information or questions regarding the TTS training, contact Lena Gray at 734-998-6222 or email lmgray@umich.edu.