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How to provide Very Brief advice on Smoking Cessation during COVID,Virtual

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Learn how by using simple motivational interviewing techniques can enable you to support and guide a smoker to stub out the habit

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We are providing FREE virtual bite size training packages for those supporting people living in the East Riding. The course will give you the skills and confidence in understanding more about smoking and the use of tobacco, an introduction to motivational interviewing techniques, and advice on effectively engaging with your clients whilst also including:

  • Smoking related issues, prevalence, changes to the law, health risks of smoking & benefits to quitting
  • The pharmacological approach to smoking cessation and Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
  • Developing practical skills to positively encourage brief intervention discussions within your role and service
  • Recognising when a person may be ready to quit
  • Smoking in pregnancy and smokefree homes
  • Understanding why people smoke and the difficulties they might have quitting
  • Current prevalence in the East Riding

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