Andrée Aubrey, LCSW, CTTS,
Andrée Aubrey is a LCSW who began working in 1999 to improve access to treatment for tobacco dependency by training rural physicians on the US PHS clinical practice guidelines. While Director of Big Bend Area Health Ed. Center (AHEC) she co-authored (with Mary Dailey) a six week group cessation intervention, Quit Smoking NOW, which is being used in FL.
Currently, Ms. Aubrey is a faculty member and Director of the AHEC Program at the FSU College of Medicine where she is responsible for a Dept. of Health tobacco program grant with a focus on addressing tobacco treatment in behavioral health. She guest lectures in various College of Medicine courses to include tobacco education in the medical school curriculum and trains clinical faculty in evidence-based interventions for tobacco, including Motivational Interviewing. Ms. Aubrey collaborated with the FSU College of Social Work to create an elective course, offered annually, which prepares students as Tobacco Treatment Specialists.