Introductory/Refresher Virtual Youth SBIRT Training

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 09:00 AM until noon
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Support Website
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

National Council for Behavioral Health
to be determined

Training Overview Description

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!
We are pleased to offer a new virtual opportunity for training in YSBIRT! 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.

Event-specific Details

Participants will learn:

  1. How SBIRT fits in the context of providing integrated and trauma informed systems of care.
  2. The use of evidence-based adolescent screening tools to identify levels of risk.
  3. The role of brief interventions to increase engagement, elicit behavior change and reduce counterproductive discussions.
  4. Referral to treatment best practices for facilitating access to specialized services for youth at higher risk.