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NYS Tobacco Control Professional Development and Training Program

The NYS Tobacco Control Professional Development and Training Program works in partnership with the NYS Tobacco Control Program to provide professional development and training to tobacco control advocates and system change leaders in NYS, through a blended learning approach.

Goals of NYS Tobacco Control Professional Development and Training Program

  • To increase leadership skills and competencies of Bureau of Tobacco Control grantees.
  • To provide professional development that supports the implementation of evidence-based and promising strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use.
  • To continually assess and modify the content and learning modalities to meet the ever changing needs of the Bureau of Tobacco Control and grantees.

Target Audience

  • NYS Advancing Tobacco Free Communities Grantees
  • NYS Health Systems for a Tobacco Free-NY Grantees

This project is funded through a Memorandum of Understanding with the NYS Department of Health.

Self-Paced Track

This track offers participants the opportunity to engage with content focused on health equity through courses developed by nationally recognized public health training centers and other similar resources. This track is open to all BTC grantee staff, including Health Systems and Advancing Tobacco Free Communities (ATFC) grantees who are not enrolled in the Institute and would like to engage in independent study professional development, as well as grantee staff who are enrolled in the Institute. ATFC Community Engagement and Reality Check leads who opt to not participate in the Institute are required to complete the annual credit hours as established in the guidebook.

The activity list is made up of core and general activities and include recorded webinars, webcasts, self-paced courses, journal or research articles, etc. To access the requirements for participation as well as the activity list, please click here for the Self-Paced Guidebook.

 

Upcoming Events

 


Past Events

 

Making the Case for Health Equity
NYS Tobacco Control Professional Development and Training Program Institute

October 2019

 

Professional Development Webinar
Presented on August 6, 2019
Handouts
Professional Development Guidelines