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Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Training (Medquest)

Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment are effective in a variety of settings. It’s has been proven particularly effective in hospital emergency departments and trauma centers with individuals with alcohol‐related injuries. SBIRT has also been shown to be effective in primary care settings, where it is incorporated into other routine medical assessments such as measuring blood pressure. This training focuses on screening procedures to identify risk; key motivational interviewing concepts and principles that are tied to effective use of the FLO (Feedback; Listen and Understand; Options Explored) brief intervention; and referral to treatment for patients with more serious substance use‐related problems. 

At the conclusion of the four‐hour SBIRT Training session, participants should be able to:

1.    Describe the background and rationale for conducting SBIRT in a variety of health settings
2.    Explain how to utilize screening procedures to identify patients engaged in at‐risk substance use behaviors; and
3.    (Demonstrate a three‐step motivational interviewing‐based brief intervention strategy to motivate patients to change their at‐risk behavior and/or seek treatment.


Starts: Nov. 21, 2019 9:00 am
Ends: Nov. 21, 2019 2:30 pm
Registration Deadline
November 21, 2019
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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