Evaluation of a Train-the-trainer Program to Build Capacity for Training Tobacco Treatment Specialists.

  title={Evaluation of a Train-the-trainer Program to Build Capacity for Training Tobacco Treatment Specialists.},
  author={Denise G. Jolicoeur and Caroline Cranos and Christine F Frisard and Lori Pbert},
  journal={Nicotine \& tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  • D. JolicoeurC. Cranos L. Pbert
  • Published 25 June 2018
  • Psychology
  • Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
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