The Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills for Native Communities is about behavioral change intervention and how we can use them to address commercial tobacco dependence. This program explores the Five A model that can be used in a variety of healthcare and social service settings. The Five A model offers broad application for motivating health risk behavior change across the disease prevention spectrum. The audience for the dissemination and implementation of this program includes health care providers, medical and allied healthcare staff, administrators, policymakers, community health workers, and those interested reducing smoking-related illness and disease in our Native communities.
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the Five A model of smoking cessation
  • Provide a foundation to understand tobacco dependence
  • Introduce the background and communication skills needed to provide culturally sensitive interventions that support American Indian and Alaska Native people in quitting commercial tobacco products.