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Developing Tobacco Treatment Plans

Get help writing patient tobacco treatment plans with this technical assistance document that includes:

  • A Tobacco Treatment Plan Model
  • Several Case Studies with Accompanying Sample Tobacco Treatment Plans

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Facilitating a Tobacco Awareness Group

Educate and motivate precontemplative and contemplative patients to attempt tobacco abstinence with education/awareness groups. Three sample group scripts are included:

  • A Tobacco Treatment Plan Model
  • Several Case Studies with Accompanying Sample Tobacco Treatment Plans

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Facilitating a Tobacco Recovery Group

Empower patients in preparation, action and maintenance to achieve and maintain tobacco abstinence with treatment/recovery groups. Four sample group scripts are included:

  • Coping with Craving: Recognizing and Avoiding Triggers
  • Coping with Craving: Coping Strategies
  • An All-purpose Coping Plan
  • Seemingly Irrelevant Decisions

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Implementing Tobacco Assessment, Diagnosis, and Pharmacotherapy into Your Chemical Dependence Program

Develop your program’s comprehensive tobacco assessment, diagnosis, and pharmacotherapy protocols with the help of this technical assistance document’s handouts and articles:

  • Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND)
  • Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence-Smokeless Tobacco (FTND-ST)
  • Hooked on Nicotine Checklist (HONC)
  • DSM-IV-TR Criteria for Nicotine Withdrawal and Nicotine Dependence
  • Breath Carbon Monoxide Monitors
  • Psychiatry Rx for Change Withdrawal Symptoms Information Sheet
  • Psychiatry Rx for Change Drug Interactions with Smoking
  • Tobacco Dependence Treatment Medication Summary
  • Advice on Using Over-the-Counter Nicotine Replacement Therapy-Patch, Gum, Or Lozenge-To Quit Smoking
  • Assessment and Diagnosis Implementation Planning Worksheet
  • Pharmacotherapy Implementation Planning Worksheet

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The products contained in the Implementation Toolkit were created by the Tobacco Interventions Project of the Professional Development Program, Rockefeller College, University at Albany under a contract with the New York State Department of Health Tobacco Control Program.