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An Argument for Change in Tobacco Treatment Options Guided by the ASAM Criteria for Patient Placement

About the Course:

This article examines the idea of treating tobacco use disorder like substance use disorder. While smoking kills over 480,000 people in the US annually, treatment has been nominal compared to other forms of substance use disorders. It explains nicotine use as it applies to the ASAM Criteria for Patient Placement and levels of care and surmises that there should be parity in treatment. It also includes Medicare and Medicaid codes for billing brief intervention for smoking cessation.

Publication Date:

2016

Course Material Authors

Jill M. Williams, MD.

Jill M. Williams, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at the Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick. The focus of Dr. Williams work has been in addressing tobacco in individuals with mental illness or other addictions through treatment and systems interventions. Dr Williams has developed training curricula for behavioral health professionals and manualized treatments for treating tobacco in mental health settings. She is a Board Certified Addiction Psychiatry and member of the APA Council on Addictions. Dr. Williams has received research funding from sources including the National Institutes on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and American Legacy Foundation. Her publications have appeared in numerous journals including Nicotine and Tobacco Research, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and in 2015 she was the recipient of the Remarkable Achievement Award of the NJ Psychiatric Association.

Marc L. Steinberg, PhD,

Dr. Marc Steinberg is a clinical psychologist and the director of the Tobacco Research & Intervention lab. He is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Director of the Doctoral Psychology Internship program at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care. His research focuses on tobacco use and dependence, including tobacco dependence treatment development, tobacco use in smokers with psychiatric comorbidity, the relationship between smoking and task persistence/distress tolerance, and motivational interviewing as an approach to encourage smokers to make a quit attempt. As a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, he also trains clinicians in the use of motivational interviewing.

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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge that tobacco abuse is an addictive disorder that kills more people than all other drugs combined.

  2. Identify the missing levels of care in the treatment of tobacco addiction.

  3. Summarize that tobacco use disorder should be treated like an other substance use disorder.

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Course Number 102563
1.25 credit hour
  • Online Article
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