Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training
A Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS) credential is an indication of expert-level knowledge and skills in the evidence-based treatment of tobacco dependence and how to effectively treat a diverse population of tobacco users in multiple modalities.
Statewide CTTS Registry through WV Health Connection
Many clinicians are trained to provide tobacco treatment services but lack the time or resources to provide this service in day to day practice.
Smokers who use evidence based behavioral counselling and/ or medications are over three times more likely to achieve long-term abstinence than those who do not.
In the US, less than one third of smokers use any form of evidence-based treatment and less than 5% use the most effective treatment, evidence-based medication and counselling.