2017 SARC Training Series: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training (Los Angeles County)

Pacific Southwest ATTC


Educational Event: Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment are effective in a variety of settings. SBIRT has shown to be effective in primary care settings, where it is incorporated into other routine medical assessments such as measuring blood pressure. It has been proven particularly effective in hospital emergency departments and trauma centers with individuals with alcohol-related injuries. This training focuses on screening procedures to identify risk; key motivational interviewing concepts and principles that are tied to effective use of the FLO (Feedback; Listen and Understand; Options Explored) brief intervention; and referral to treatment for patients with more serious substance use-related problems.

Registration Fee: FREE
Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles
281 S. Figueroa St
Ste. 100
Los Angeles, California 90012
For more information, contact:
Shannon Bertea
Phone: 310-267-5398
Email: sbertea@mednet.ucla.edu