SBIRT Trainer

Pam Pietruszewski, M.A., Counseling & Psychological Services

Contact Information

The National Council for Behavioral Health


1400 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
United States

Phone: 202-684-7457 x253
Email: [email protected]


Expert Trainer, Expert Facilitator

Experience Implementating: Yes
Workshops per Year: 15+

Other topics trainer is expert in:

SBIRT in primary care, mental health, criminal justice, obstetrics, adolescents, adults. Motivational interviewing to enhance brief interventions. Developing workflows and tracking data for quality improvement.


Pam Pietruszewski is an Integrated Health Consultant with the National Council for Behavioral Health. She has more than 20 years’ experience working with leadership and staff in mental health, substance abuse and primary care as well as state and local governments to design and implement integrated care initiatives. Pam has led SBIRT implementation projects around the country in a variety of settings including primary care clinics, mental health centers, criminal justice and obstetrics. She served as faculty on the development of two change guides: “Improving Adolescent Health: Facilitating Change for Excellence in SBIRT” and “Implementing Care for Alcohol and Other Drug Use in Medical Settings: An Extension of SBIRT” funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and SAMHSA, respectively.