- Successful Implementation of Tobacco Dependence Treatment Policy in a Behavioral Health Setting Using the “Addressing Tobacco Use Through Organizational Change” (ATTOC) Framework- A Best Practice Story from Ellis Mental Health (2017)
This case study describes an example of successful implementation of Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TDT) policy utilizing the “Addressing Tobacco Use Through Organizational Change” (ATTOC) model; an evidence-based implementation framework that was designed specifically for TDT. The study focuses on Ellis Mental Health’s Clinic and Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) programs, and their journey through the implementation of TDT and tobacco-free grounds utilizing the ATTOC model. The study aims to provide a best practice example for other healthcare organizations attempting to implement tobacco dependence screening and treatment policies and tobacco-free grounds in a structured, organized way.
Through a series of structured interviews with key individuals from Ellis Mental Health, as well as NYS Health Systems Improvement and Advancing Tobacco Free Communities experts, COE for HSI compiled the information contained within this study to assist those working to implement health systems improvement in the area of TDT.
- Evidence-Based Tobacco Dependence Screening & Treatment - Behavioral Health Settings Training Toolkit (2017)
This toolkit is for Behavioral Health organizations that want to initiate or enhance TDT services for the clients they serve. It was developed by experts in delivering Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TDT) in Behavioral Health settings and in adult learning theory, and comes pre-equipped with training PowerPoint slides, sample agendas, and handouts to be distributed to trainees.
The toolkit includes five curriculums that can be delivered in 20 to 90-minute time-slots that focus on and explore the :
burden of tobacco use,
screening and assessment,
effective treatment planning,
- Evidence-Based Tobacco Dependence Screening & Treatment - Medical Training Toolkit (2016)