Distance Education

From Medscape - Free Online Course: Substance Use in Adults and Adolescents: Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

GOAL: To address the basic principles of SBIRT as well as coding and reimbursement for implementation of SBIRT in practice. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to 1) Devine "screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT, 2) Propose screening strategies for problematic substance use using evidence-based tools, 3) Propose appropriate strategies to engage patients to discuss their substance use, and 4) Identify strategies for brief interventions or referrals to treatment.

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NEW!! Free Self-Paced Online Course: SBIRT 101

This course is comprised of three 3-hour webinars that have been cut into short sections to make viewing easier. Completing the full course will give the participant a thorough understanding of SBIRT and its components. CEUs: 10 NAADAC, SW, PA CADC for full course or 3 CEUs per segment if not completing the course.

Part 1 Guide to SBIRT: An Introduction to Screening
Part 2 Overview of Motivational Interviewing as used in Brief Intervention
Part 3 – Referral to Treatment for Drug and Alcohol

A product of the National SBIRT ATTC.  To access the course log in to myIRETA.  Not a member? Join here. Once you’ve created an account, click to access the course: SBIRT 101. To proceed, click the Enrollment button.

 

Free Self-Paced Online Course: Introduction to SBIRT for Adolescents

Goal: To enhance the knowledge of SBIRT necessary to identify and address the needs of young individuals who are using alcohol or other drugs (AOD) in a risky manner.  Presented by Sharon Levy, MD, MPH. and developed in collaboration with the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) at Boston Children's Hospital.

A product of the National SBIRT ATTC.    Flyer with more detailed information.  To access the course log in to myIRETA. Not a member? Join here Once you've created an account, click to access the course: SBIRT for Adolescents. To proceed, click the Enrollment button.

 

Free Self-Paced Online Course: Dentistry and the SBIRT Model: How You Can Help Patients with Substance Abuse Issues

This online course contains six modules of instruction on understanding the scope of alcohol and drug abuse and the need for dental practitioners to understand substance use disorders.

A product of the Pacific Southwest ATTC. Course  More Information  Applicability

 

Free Self-Paced Online Course: The Foundations of SBIRT

The course provides an introduction to SBIRT, including the rationale for and efficacy of implementation in various settings. The 4-part course can help to inform interested professionals about the importance of incorporating SBIRT activities into substance use disorder prevention and treatment systems.

A product of the Pacific Southwest ATTC.  To register for this course, go to www.attcelearn.org and scroll down to the Foundations of SBIRT section. Click on the Enroll link on the right side of the page to complete an online enrollment form. You will receive an email from the ATTC National Office with your login and enrollment information approximately 24 hours after you complete registration. Once you have your login information, you will be able to begin the course.

 

FREE Online Course: The Employee Assistance Professional's Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment

Learn how to provide screening for unhealthy alcohol use with the AUDIT, conduct a motivationally-inclined brief intervention, refer to treatment, if necessary, and follow-up with your clients.  Includes core curriculum training and links to SBIRT webinars.

A product of the National SBIRT ATTC partner, NORC. Includes 6 PDH/CE contact hours http://bigsbirteducation.webs.com/onlinecourse.htm