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Implementing SBIRT in THRIVE Testing and Care Sites


SBIRT circle modelThe goal of this training is to help participants develop their knowledge, skills, and abilities at substance use Screening (S), Brief Intervention (BI), and Referral to Treatment (RT). SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk at of developing these disorders. The course will: introduce the terms, topics, and resources essential to SBIRT; examine its effectiveness in the treatment setting by examining assessment tools; and discuss how to use motivational interviewing in the intervention process and how to make effective referrals and practice using SBIRT.

  • Understand what information screening does and does not provide

  • Describe the goals of conducting a BI

  • Understand how to provide a BI

  • Describe Referral to Treatment

  • Identify SBIRT as a system change initiative

  • Understand the continuum of substance use


Anthony Estreet headshotAnthony Estreet PhD, LCSW-C, LCADC

Executive Director, Next Step Treatment Center

Anthony is an experienced client centered therapist coupled

with strengths in developing and delivering effective training.



Cost: FREE

Contact Hours: Up to 6.5 NAADAC

Lunch: Not provided


** This is a closed event by invitation only **

Starts: Apr. 22, 2019 8:30 am
Ends: Apr. 22, 2019 4:30 pm
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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