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

Date/Time: Tuesday August 13, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (8am - 8:30am registration)
Location: Airport Hotel Honolulu Maui Conference Room 3401 North Nimitz Highway Honolulu, HI 96819 (View map) Parking is available: Free with validation at the front desk.
Cost: Free
Certificate: A total of four (4.0) CE credits are available for the SBIRT Trainings.
The training is approved by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division for 4.0‐6.0 education content hours (CSAC, CCJP, CCS, CPS, CCDP‐D, and CSAPA). This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers ‐ Hawai’I Chapter NASWHI‐CEP‐005 for up to four to six (4.0‐6.0) Social Work continuing education contact hours, zero (0) specifically in Ethics.
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.
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Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of the four-hour SBIRT Training session, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the background and rationale for conducting SBIRT in a variety of health settings.
  • Explain how to utilize screening procedures to identify patients engaged in at‐risk substance use behaviors.
  • Demonstrate a three‐step motivational interviewing‐based brief intervention strategy to motivate patients to change their at‐risk behavior and/or seek treatment.
Target Audience:
The four-hour SBIRT training is free and is open to staff who are interested in delivering SBIRT Services and Serve as Trainers including: Psychologists, LMFTs and LCSWs, Registered Nurses, Certified Substance Use Disorder Treatment Counselors and Other Behavioral Health Specialists/Clinicians.
Questions on training: Contact [email protected]9 (View map) Parking is available: Free with validation at the front desk.