Preparing the Workforce to Implement SBIRT through Training, Technical Assistance, and Evaluation
Using SBIRT to Talk to Adolescents about Substance Use
Four-Part On Demand Webinar Series
One of the largest barriers to providing appropriate substance use services to adolescents and young adults is getting them to open up and engage in a conversation about their use. This four-part webinar series introduces health professionals to the SBIRT model as a way to learn from adolescents and young adults about their substance use, talk about what might motivate them to make a decision to reduce or abstain (if needed), and execute a plan to do so.
The first webinar in the series discusses the rationale and evidence for using the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model with adolescents and young adults. It reviews the use of brief, validated screening tools for substance use and other risk factors, and how to score and interpret the level of risk to determine the appropriate level of brief intervention.
The second and third webinars demonstrate how to deliver brief interventions using the Brief Negotiated Interview (BNI) informed by Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Along with cutting-edge, evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away with adolescents in many settings. This free education is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of SBIRT and its use with adolescents and young adults, designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview.
Watch All 7.5 Hours On Demand Now or Later
Featuring Expert Presenters:
Ken C. Winters, PhD
Retired Senior Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota
Brett Harris, DrPH
Senior Research Scientist, NORC at the University of Chicago
Carolyn Swenson, MSPH, MSN, RN
Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, & Public Health Professional
Want more information on how to utilize the Adolescent SBIRT Curriculum and/or assistance customizing it to meet your educational and training needs? Please contact us!