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Recovery from Smoking: Quitting With the 12 Step Process

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About the Course:

Interweaving Dr. Hoffman’s own intensely emotional story with clear professional knowledge, the authors gently lead nicotine addicts through the twelve step process. Beginning by helping nicotine addicts identify and understand the defense mechanisms they create to protect their habit, Recovery from Smoking guides the way to experiencing the life-changing power and joy of spiritual recovery.

This course is based on the book, Recovery from Smoking: Quitting With the 12 Step Process created by Elizabeth Hanson Hoffman, Ph.D. and Christopher Douglas Hoffman, L.S.W., A.C.S.W.



Publication Date:

1998 Second Edition

Course Material Authors

Elizabeth Hanson Hoffman, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Hanson Hoffman,Ph.D., is a recovering nicotine addict with a private practice as a clinical psychologist. She conducts recovery programs on nicotine cessation and offers other therapies. Her expertise includes treatment of chemical dependency and codependency.

Christopher Douglas Hoffman, L.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Christopher Douglas Hoffman, L.S.W., A.C.S.W., is a social worker in private practice and is a recovering nicotine addict. He provides counseling and consulting services to individuals and industry, with a special interest in nicotine dependency services. Mr. Hoffman conducts outpatient services for nicotine addicts and is actively involved in community-based initiatives to address the problem of adolescent smoking.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for smokers, care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the physical, emotional and spiritual recovery process from nicotine addiction. This course is appropriate for all levels of participant’s knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Learn the stages of nicotine addiction.

  2. Learn the types of cancer associated with nicotine addiction.

  3. Understand the signs and symptoms of emotional recovery.

  4. Recognize the necessity of spiritual recovery.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

6 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

6 CE credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

6 CE credit hours

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

6 CPD hours

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Course Number 100953
6 credit hours
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