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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

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

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.

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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:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  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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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 100953
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