Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

The Great Lakes ATTC offers half-day and one-day trainings on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment.

Training of Trainers

We also offer a Training of Trainers program to prepare individuals to deliver training.
For more information on our SBIRT training options, please contact the Great Lakes ATTC coordinator for your state:

SBIRT photo

Photo: Participants demonstrate SBIRT course content via creative role play. Detroit, August 2018

SBIRT Training of Trainers Materials

Cases for Practice

Alice Case

Betty Case

Eric Case


Implementation Resources

SBIRT Implementation Resources

SBIRT Workflow

MI Supports

SBIRT MI Handouts

OARS Guide

Miller, W. R., & Rose, G. S. (2009). Toward a Theory of Motivational Interviewing. The American Psychologist, 64(6), 527–537.

Moyers, T. B. (2014). The relationship in motivational interviewing. Psychotherapy, 51(3), 358-363.

C.S. Schwalbe, H.Y. Oh, A. Zweben. (2014). Sustaining Motivational Interviewing: A Meta-analysis of training studies. Addiction, 109(8): 1287-1294

Training Materials

AUDIT-DAST Screening Instrument

Feedback and Recommendation Guide


SBIRT Knowledge and Skills

SBIRT Short Screens and Brief Assessments

SLIDES for Training

SBIRT ToT Observation Sheet

SBIRT Observation Sheet

Group Presentations

Change Talk, Sustain Talk

Implementing SBIRT



SBIRT - Giving Feedback

SBIRT Screening PowerPoint Presentation

Spirit of MI PowerPoint

Drug 101 - SBIRT Training