SBIRT Health Screening & Linkage to Care (Closed event for SBIRT ITA / CHURCH Study)
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Recent data suggests that colorectal cancer rates are higher in African Americans over 50, compared to the general population, and is increasing among younger community. Research also indicates that Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is effective in using a public health approach in identifying persons with at-risk behavior for various psychosocial and potentially debilitating health conditions including colorectal cancer.
This interactive (role plays, videos, large group activities) training will review evidence-based health screening tools, and considerations for culturally framing screening in communities of color. Content will also include skills practice focused on the brief intervention, and components of successful facilitation of referrals to treatment with be discussed.