Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Join us for an introductory/refresher training on YSBIRT, an integrated and comprehensive public health approach to identify, reduce and prevent risky alcohol and drug use in youth ages 12-18. If you are an administrator or clinician who is new to YSBIRT, or if you’re looking for a refresher, register today – space is limited!
If you are an administrator or clinician who is new to Youth SBIRT or looking for a refresher, this three-hour training is just for you.
Participants will learn:
- How SBIRT fits in the context of providing integrated and trauma informed systems of care.
- The use of evidence-based adolescent screening tools to identify levels of risk.
- The role of brief interventions to increase engagement, elicit behavior change and reduce counterproductive discussions.
- Referral to treatment best practices for facilitating access to specialized services for youth at higher risk.