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Community Health Programs, 24 Aviation Rd Suite 204, Albany NY 12205

PHONE (518) 459-2550 FAX (518) 459-2633

The Butt Stops Here Facilitator Certification Training

Next Training:  TBD

Training Information:

When:     Stay tuned for our next training

Where:    24 Aviation Rd. Suite 204 Albany, NY 12205.  Plenty of free parking is available in the lot directly behind our building.

Fee:         $75 payable by cash, check or purchase order

To register:  Complete the registration form below. Contact us at 518-459-2550 with any questions.

Pre-registration is required as space is limited. 

About the Training:

This course is designed for public health educators, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, tobacco cessation specialists, healthcare administrators, insurers, social workers, wellness professionals, nurses, psychologists, counselors, etc.

This program trains participants how to conduct and implement the award winning, evidence-based tobacco cessation program called The Butt Stops Here. By attending this program, participants will:

  • Be able to provide smoking cessation counseling services in a group setting
  • Learn why and how tobacco addiction is a behavioral and physical dependency
  • Learn evidence based strategies on how to help smokers quit
  • Understand and apply motivation interviewing skills when working with smokers who do not want to quit.
  • Provide solid counseling techniques and state-of-the-art group facilitation skills

About the Program:

The Butt Stops Here was developed and launched by Seton Health in 2001 based on funding that was received from the New York State Department of Health. Hundreds of group programs have been offered over the past 13 years throughout the Capital Region, reaching over 7,000 smokers. The program boasts a completion rate of 60% and a one-year quit rate of 30%.

Pre-registration is required.  Register here:

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On a scale of 1-5 please indicate your level of knowledge on Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)*

On a scale of 1-5 please indicate your level of knowledge on the Stages of Change*

On a scale of 1-5 please indicate your level of knowledge on nicotine in the brain*

On a scale of 1-5 please indicate your level of knowledge on facilitation skills*

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Butt Stops Here Group FacilitationIndividual CounselingBoth