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The Quitskills program Tackling Indigenous Smoking Brief Intervention is a three-day nationally recognised training on smoking cessation.

The aim of this training is to:

  • increase your skills, knowledge and confidence so that you can assess and discuss smoking behaviour with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • successfully support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to reduce or quit smoking


Overview of the training

  • Tobacco in Australia
  • Social determinants of health
  • Legislation and regulation
  • Health consequences
  • Understanding smoking
  • Cessation methods and products
  • Working with clients
  • Quitline and other services
  • Population health
  • Legal and organisational policies and procedures


Following successful completion of the course, a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the following competencies by the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia [RTO 40142]
:

  • Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change [HLTPOP014]
  • Provide information on smoking and smoking cessation [HLTPOP015]
  • Provide interventions to nicotine dependent clients [HLTPOP016]

 

Quitskills Intervention Training flyer

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Have questions?

If you would like further information about Quitskills or are interested in hosting group training, please contact us on 08 8291 4146 or quitskills@cancersa.org.au.