Introductory/Refresher Virtual SBIRT Training

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 09:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Support Website
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

National Council for Mental Wellness
National Council for Mental Wellbeing


Contact Hours: 1.00

Training Overview Description

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing is pleased to offer a new virtual opportunity for training in SBIRT!

If you are an administrator or clinician who is new to SBIRT or looking for a refresher, this three-hour training is just for you. Participants will learn:

  1. How SBIRT fits in the context of health and providing whole-person, integrated and trauma informed systems of care.

  2. The use of evidence-based screening tools for adolescents and adults to identify risk levels of alcohol and drug use.

  3. The role of brief interventions to increase engagement, elicit behavior change and reduce counterproductive discussions.

  4. Referral and treatment best practices for managing and supporting people with substance use disorders.

Event-specific Details

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email for specific information.