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2020 Spring Institute Archive

March 25, 2020

Thank you for attending the first ever Virtual Spring Tobacco Control Institute on March 25! We certainly missed seeing you all face-to-face, but your flexibility and willingness to participate helped to make the virtual version a successful event!

General Sessions

Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session A

April 16, 2020

Addressing Health Equity: Understanding Social Determinants, Bias, and Culturally Competent Practices

Rachel Marquez from Emory Centers for Training and Technical Assistance discusses factors that contribute to health inequities and steps that can be taken to actively address these inequities.

Breakout Session B

April 23, 2020

Tobacco Addiction and Cessation

Tony Dreyer from Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center describes the science of tobacco addiction and explains why certain services and strategies help people quit, particularly in the context of behavioral health.

Breakout Session C

April 30, 2020

Engaging Youth in Policy Advocacy

Gustavo Torrez from Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids delves into key youth advocacy principles, emphasizing youth engagement in policy work at the school or community level.

Spring Institute Materials

Certificates of Attendance

We have received requests for “certificates of attendance” from the Spring Tobacco Control Institute sessions. If you logged into the sessions through your computer and entered your name in the Adobe Connect platform, then staff may be able to view our webinar reports to confirm your attendance and when you entered/left the virtual platform.  

If we are able to confirm your attendance, then the SD Tobacco Control Program can send you a certificate, which will include the date, session title, length of session, and your name. 

If you would like to receive certificates of attendance for continuing education purposes, please contact Roshal Rossman and list which sessions you attended and would like certificates for.


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