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Butt Stops Here Facilitator Certification TrainingPicture1

Next Training: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Center for Smoking Cessation

24 Aviation Rd, Suite 204

Albany, NY

Call (518) 459-2550 for more information or register using the form below.


The Butt Stops Here Smoking Cessation Program

Facilitator Certification Training

When:      Tuesday, May 6, 2014 

                 8:30 – 9:00AM Registration & Refreshments

                 9AM - 4:00PM

Where:    Center for Smoking Cessation at Seton Health

                 24 Aviation Rd, Suite 204 Albany NY 12205

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

To register: Complete the registration form below or contact us at  518-459-2550 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

(Pre-registration required. Space Limited)


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 or individual 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


Faculty:                Erin Sinisgalli, MPH, MCHES, Program Manager 

                              Molly Furey, MPH, Cessation Services Coordinator


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. Over 500 group programs have been offered over the past five years throughout the сроки вступления в наследство and has provided services for over 6,000 smokers. The program boasts a completion rate of 60% and a one-year quit rate of 30%.


Program Agenda 

The Butt Stops Hereâ

Facilitator Certification Training

Tuesday, September 9, 2014~ 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM   Fee: $75

8:30am                        Registration and continental breakfast

9:00am                        Opening Remarks and Introductions

                                           Nicotine Addiction

                                           Truth About Smokers

                                           Smoking Rates and Disparate Populations

                                           Public Health Service Guideline – Best Practices

10: 30am                     Break                    

10:45 am                     FDA approved Cessation Medications

                                           One-on-One Smoking Cessation Counseling

Assessment, Motivational Interviewing

12:00Noon                  LUNCH (On your own)

1:00pm                        Practical Counseling: Thinking About Quitting

                                           Ready to Quit

2:00pm                        Group Cessation Facilitation Skills

                                           The Butt Stops Here Program

3:45pm – 4:00pm        Wrap up and evaluation


Pre-registration is required. Register below. 


Additional trainings offered:   Dates TBD 

Center for Smoking Cessation at Seton Health, 24 Aviation Rd, Albany NY 12205

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