Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to the course!
    • A message from the instructor
    • How to use this course
    • Before we begin...
  • 2
    Understanding How to Help
    • Learning Goals for Understanding
    • Active Listening Skills
    • Active Listening Quiz
    • Understanding Ambivalence and Readiness
    • Understanding Barriers to Quitting
    • Understanding Motivators for Quitting
    • Understanding Chapter Quiz
  • 3
    Offering Help: Skills and Tools
    • Learning Goals for Helping
    • Download Handouts and Tools
    • Offering Personal Support
    • Referring to Professional Help
    • Medications that Help
    • Helping Strategies Quiz
  • 4
    A Helping Relationship
    • Arranging Follow-up
    • Holding Hope
  • 5
    Next steps
    • Core Skills Certification
    • Before you go...

Learn How to Help!

This course is your next step in learning how to experience success while helping others with difficult, personal change. Helping someone overcome a major addiction, such as tobacco use, can be frustrating and painful. Helpers offers you an option that sidesteps confrontation, arguing and judging.

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Myra Muramoto, MD, MPH | Tim Connolly, RN, MN