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The Quitskills program Tackling Indigenous Smoking for Youth Workers is a three-day nationally recognised training focussed 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 young people
  • successfully support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth to reduce or quit smoking


Overview of the training

  • Tobacco in Australia
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health consequences
  • Understanding smoking
  • The process of quitting
  • Cessation methods and products
  • Supporting young people to cease smoking
  • Stakeholders who can help support your strategies
  • Population health
  • Legal and organisational policies and procedures
  • Developing a Behaviour Change Plan


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 Tackling Indigenous Smoking for Youth Workers

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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.