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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control Program and its related public health and non-profit partners frequently offer training, events, and conferences focused on the many different areas of tobacco and substance use prevention and control.

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Principles of Motivational Interviewing: An Introductory Workshop

This introductory course is designed to help clinicians learn basic MI principles, and then translate that knowledge into practice to help individuals quit smoking. Multiple learning approaches will be used throughout the course, including

Parent Involvement in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescent Substance Use

This three-hour workshop will introduce essential principles and skills associated with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adolescent substance use.  Participants will learn how to conceptualize cases within a CBT framework, plan

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training

Join other healthcare professionals at this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice. It has been well established that brief

Gambling Treatment Foundations

This workshop is designed to provide a solid foundation for initiating and sustaining clients in treatment for problem gambling.  We will focus on developing an understanding of the skill with key components in the treatment of problem

Opioids: At the Intersection of Pain, Addiction and Community

The opioid class of drugs has been front and center in two public health crises facing our society and the medical professions. On the one side there are millions of Americans who are debilitated by chronic pain and the suboptimal options

Clinical Skills in the Age of Legal Cannabis

This workshop provides an opportunity for treatment and recovery providers to learn the latest on marijuana with a focus on the latest data, scientific research, and evolving policies.  This workshop will also include information related