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Changing the Habit: State & Community Approaches to Tobacco Control with the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control
Changing the Habit: State & Community Approaches to Tobacco Control with the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control (MMC17004E) Presented live January 31, 2017.

Changing the Habit: State & Community Approaches to Tobacco Control


Marilyn J. Carter, PhD
Health Education Director
Adapt/SouthRiver Community
Health Center
Umpqua, Oregon
Margaret A. Jaco, MSSW
Senior Associate, Policy &
Practice Improvement
National Council for Behavioral Health Project Manager for National Behavioral Health Network
Washington, DC
Susan McLain, MPH
Public Health Program Administrator
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Tobacco Prevention
and Control
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Joanna Stoms, MPA, RRT
Cancer Plan Manager
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) hosted this webinar with the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control (NBHN) on March 7, 2017 at 11:00 am Pacific time (90 minutes). You may claim CME credit after viewing the recorded webinar. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, the participant should be able to:
  1. Describe how you can leverage the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control’s tools, resources, and network to combat tobacco use & cancer disparities among individuals with mental illnesses and addictions and network members
  2. Discuss the integration of tobacco dependence treatment as a standard and expected part of primary care and behavioral health care
  3. Explain how a state’s Department of Health; Department of Drug and Alcohol and Department of Human Services can partner to address tobacco use and cancer disparities among individuals with mental illness and addictions through systems and policy change

Method of Participation/ Instruction for Obtaining Credit

Participants should view the recorded webinar (streaming or downloading the .mp4 file), answer the multiple-choice test questions, and complete the evaluation form online to receive a certificate. 

You must receive a score of 70% or better to earn a certificate. You will have an unlimited number of attempts to successfully complete the post-test.  Your certificate will be available immediately for print or download upon completion of the entire activity.

The fee to register for and claim CME credit is $35. 

Estimated Time

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1-1/2 hours, which is equivalent to 1.50 credits.

Media Format(s)
Recorded web-based slides and audio.

Certification Dates
Begins: May 23, 2017
Expires: December 31, 2019


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 credit™. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

Social Workers: This course is NOT currently qualified for CEU's.


This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced.

This activity has been reviewed and approved by members of the UCSF CME Governing Board in accordance with UCSF CME accreditation policies. Office of CME staff, planners, reviewers, and all others in control of content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

The individuals presenting in this webinar have each disclosed that none has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial interests who provide products or services relating to their presentation(s) in this continuing medical education activity. 

Supplemental Material:

Cultural and Linguistic Competency Resources  
CLC Info and Resources

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