Become a Certified Freedom From Smoking Facilitator and Help Others Quit Smoking

Lung Association to Hold Two-Day Training in Buffalo October 19-20

ALBANY, NY (10/03/2011)(readMedia)--

The American Lung Association in New York will be offering its Freedom From Smoking ® (FFS) Facilitator curriculum at the State University of New York at Buffalo on October 19 and 20. The 1 ½ day training is open to those who are interested in acquiring the knowledge and tools they need to deliver the Association's eight-session group smoking cessation program. Graduates of the facilitator program will be qualified to run FFS clinics.

The training in Buffalo will be held on Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20 at the University at Buffalo's North Campus in the Cellino and Barnes Conference Center. Training begins at 8:30 am each day and runs until 4pm on Wednesday and noon on Thursday.

Since facilitator trainings are conducted in small group sessions, space is limited. Those interested in reserving a space can register online at Registrations will be accepted until October 14 or until the course is filled.

Those with additional questions about the facilitator training can contact Marianne Zacharia at .

The cost for the facilitator training, including all materials, is $350.


About the American Lung Association in New York

Now in its second century, the American Lung Association in New York is the leading statewide organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. With your generous support, the American Lung Association is "Fighting for Air" through research, education and advocacy. For more information about the Lung Association, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity Seal Holder, or to support our work, call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872) or visit