Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Training

2019 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

The Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD) has established a set of competencies for Tobacco Treatment Specialists. The competencies serve as a measure to provide best practices for effective treatment of tobacco use. 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.


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.

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For additional information on the certification process visit the NAADAC website at


For additional information or questions regarding the TTS training, contact Lena Matthias at 734-998-6222 or email