Preparing your Health Center for SBIRT Implementation
Extended Online Professional Learning Series
Every Wednesday, Oct 14 – Dec 2, 2020
(No session on Nov 25th)
12:00 -1:30 p.m. PT
About the training: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is designed to provide universal screening, prevention, and early intervention and treatment within health care and community-based organizations for people who have risky or hazardous alcohol and/or drug use. This extended online learning series will use blended activities, self-study and performance feedback related to the utilization and implementation of SBIRT and expose participants to standardized SBIRT protocols. Through virtual-interactive learning, participants will receive real-time performance feedback related SBIRT implementation strategies with an emphasis on integrating brief interventions into current services and workflow. This is not a webinar series and active participant engagement to gain/improve skills are required.
This training is intended for the following audience: Community Health Workers, Medical Assistants, Nurses and Behavioral Health Providers located in Nevada. Currently using SBIRT or in the process of implementing SBIRT in a healthcare setting.
Participant Commitment & Expectations:
- Access to appropriate technology to utilize Zoom videoconferencing platform (i.e., an internet connection, webcam, laptop/tablet, speakers and microphone)
- View a 20-minute tutorial on how to use Zoom videoconferencing platform
- Attend a live one-hour online Orientation Session on Wednesday, Oct 14th at 12:00 pm
- Commit to 6-weeks of training for 1.5 hours weekly on scheduled series days/times and complete ONE hour of weekly self-study learning activities
This Series is Available to you at NO Cost. The first 35 registrants will receive a waiver that covers the entire $350 cost of participation.
*Due to limited enrollment, if you cannot commit to the full participant requirements, please defer this registration opportunity to others.
Questions? Please email the Adopt SBIRT Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 775-784-6265 or 866-617-2816 (toll-free).
Continuing Education: This series has been approved for a total of 15 contact hours through the following professional associations: NEVADA – Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors; Nevada State Board of Nursing; Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors; State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers. NATIONAL – National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC), and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) ACEP No. 6492. No credit will be awarded for non-attendance or partial attendance. The knowledge and skills learned should be applied within the framework of any applicable Operating and/or Credentialing regulations in your State of practice.
This publication was supported in whole or in part by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health Bureau of Behavioral Health, Prevention, and Wellness through funding provided by the Nevada State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant (1H79TI080265-02) awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA). The opinions, findings conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibit are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, SAMSHA or the State of Nevada.