Back to Product & Resources listing
SAMHSA Region III: Social Work Education Symposium
March 27, 2019


  • Communicate the importance of integrating evidence-based practices in substance use disorders into social work education and practice.

  • Provide a high-level overview of four (4) prominent evidenced-based practices:  Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT); Motivational Interviewing (MI); Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT); and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the context of social work practice.

  • Explore next steps in infusing these EBPs into social work education and practices at micro, mezzo and macro levels



Jean Bennett, PhD, MSM, MSN, BSN, RN, Regional Administrator, SAMHSA

Jo Ann Regan, PhD, MSW, Vice President of Education, Center for Social Work Education

Raffaele Vitelli, CAE, Vice President, Professional Education and Product Development, National Association of Social Workers