Mini Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: An Overview of SBIRT and Resources
Join us for a free webinar on Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 3:00-4:30pm PM ET (2CT/1MT/12PT).
Description: The acronym “SBIRT” is being used more and more these days, which stands for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment. This free webinar will provide an overview of the SBIRT model, use of validated screening tools, and a review of core components of brief Intervention and referral. The presenter will also provide information on free resources and SBIRT protocols available to help you with training, implementation, and evaluation. This free education is ideal for those professionals wishing to gain a basic understanding of SBIRT and available resources, as training for professionals new to SBIRT, or as a primer before advancing to other webinars offered in this series.
Presented by: Dr. Tracy McPherson is a Senior Research Scientist in the Public Health Department at NORC at the University of Chicago. Over the past 13 years, McPherson has led initiatives supported by NIDA, CSAP, NHTSA, NHLBI, SAMSHA, and CDC. McPherson is an applied social psychologist and an expert on substance abuse prevention and early intervention who, until deciding to join NORC, has been an Assistant Research Professor at George Washington University Medical Center (GW). Prior to working at GW, she held R&D and training positions in the areas of health and productivity management, substance abuse, and mental health at the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies at Cornell University and at ISA Associates. She has presented numerous papers at leading professional meetings; has published over 30 articles, reports and book chapters; and serves as a reviewer for leading journals in workplace behavioral health, health and productivity management, and substance abuse.
More information about this webinar: http://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/overview-of-sbirt
More SBIRT Webinars: http://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/webinars.htm
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