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Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training of Trainers (TOT)

This two-day training will equip participants with the skills necessary to train individuals to provide Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). You'll be prepared to deliver training on an evidence-based approach that has been shown to work. 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. In order for SBIRT to work, the interventionists have to do it with fidelity to the model. This course will prepare participants to train successful interventionists.

Learning Goal/Objective:

The goal of this training is to help participants develop their knowledge, skills, and abilities as SBIRT trainers. Participants will be able to offer SBIRT training to enhance its implementation in the behavioral health system of care using a public health approach.


Billie Jo Smith, LPC, is Program Coordinator for Addiction Medicine’s Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinics (WPIC). She is a trainer for the Central East ATTC on MIA: STEP Blending Product, SBIRT, and Technology-Based Clinical Supervision. Ms. Smith received her certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania.

Contact Hours: 13 NAADAC

Starts: Dec. 7, 2018 1:30 pm
Ends: Dec. 8, 2018 9:30 am
Registration Deadline
December 7, 2018
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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