WVAADC Virtual Regional Training Seminars

Vaping and Synthetic Nicotine

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 11:30am-1:00pm EDT

This session will provide a refresher on vaping basics and updates on the status of vaping technology. Attendees will learn about synthetic nicotine, why it is currently emerging, and its associated health concerns. Vaping as harm reduction will also be covered including the pros and cons of vaping in recovery, as well as resources to support becoming nicotine-free.

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with latest advances in vaping technology, including synthetic nicotine

  • Understand impact of vaping on health and recovery

  • Identify key tobacco cessation resources

Target Audience
Counselors, social workers, psychologists, nurses, peer recovery coaches, and others who work with those who vape.


Learning Levels
This session is appropriate for all learning levels, beginner, intermediate & advanced.

CE Information - Earn 1.5 CE Credit Hours

This event is approved for continuing education hours by the following organizations:

  • The West Virginia Certification Board For Addiction and Prevention Professionals #490029

  • The West Virginia Board  of Social Work Examiners #490114

  • The West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling #533

  • The West Virginia Board Of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses

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Frankie Tack, MS, AADC-S, NCC, CTTS

Clinical Assistant Professor and Mental Health and Addiction Studies Program Coordinator, Department of Counseling and Learning Sciences at West Virginia University

Frankie has worked and taught in the addiction field for twenty-five years, with special interests in women and families affected by addiction, tobacco use disorder, and the LGBTQ+ population. Frankie is a West Virginia certified advanced addiction counselor, a certified clinical supervisor, and a certified tobacco treatment specialist.

Come celebrate World No Tobacco Day with Us!

For payment by check or money order or to ask a question, contact

Susie Mullens at


Save the Dates!

Upcoming Trainings:

Ethics - June 25 & 29, 2022 (3 CEUs per date)
Clinical Supervision - July 13 & 16, 2022 (3 CEUs per date)

Check back soon for details!