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Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Healthcare providers in all settings often encounter signs of our nation's growing substance misuse and abuse. This learning module is designed to teach SBIRT, screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment, an important skill set designed to help with early detection and intervention. During this training, participants will learn to screen patients for substance misuse, and effectively communicate to promote change based on the evidence-based SBIRT model promoted by the federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The workshop will focus on how to: promote awareness of substance disorders and how these interfere with medications and contribute to comorbidities; identify and assess for at risk patients; and use appropriate motivational interviewing skills as brief interventions to elucidate change in patient behaviors.

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Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Healthcare providers in all settings often encounter signs of our nation's growing substance misuse and abuse. This learning module is designed to teach SBIRT, screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment, an important skill set designed to help with early detection and intervention. During this training, participants will learn to screen patients for substance misuse, and effectively communicate to promote change based on the evidence-based SBIRT model promoted by the federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The workshop will focus on how to: promote awareness of substance disorders and how these interfere with medications and contribute to comorbidities; identify and assess for at risk patients; and use appropriate motivational interviewing skills as brief interventions to elucidate change in patient behaviors.

Length:1 hour
Credit Hours:1.0
Price:$30.00

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