The BIG Hospital SBIRT Initiative

A Learning Collaborative to Expand SBIRT into Hospitals and Other Medical Settings

Calendar

Wed. 4/15 3:00 PM All About SBIRT for Teens Although there is now a range of treatment for adolescents involved with drugs, treatment services for adolescents are more the exception than the rule. Approximately 15- 25% of adolescents meet a current (prior year) definition of early-stage, mil... more
Wed. 4/29 3:00 PM Understanding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and SBIRT The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has resulted in many changes that affect addiction, mental health, and medical professionals, especially regarding substance use prevention and treatment services like SBIRT. This free webinar is de... more
Wed. 5/13 3:00 PM Screening and Brief Interventions in Primary Care and Senior Care Facilities for Older Adults at Risk for Possible Substance Use Disorders and/or Depression This free webinar will include overview of Florida’s “Screening, Brief Intervention, and Treatment for Elders” (BRITE) Project. Instruction on use of screening tools and brief interventions for at risk patients with possible substan... more
Fri. 5/15 12:00 PM SBIRT: What It Is & How It Works This free webinar is intended for advanced practice nurses and physicians who precept nursing students in a variety of settings. Do you precept nursing students? If so, what will you tell them when they ask you about SBIRT? This webinar will prepare ... more
Tue. 6/9
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Wed. 6/10
All day Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for alcohol and other drug use: An Interprofessional Conference Topics: For the uninitiated SBIRT service provider— SBIRT 101 and Motivational Interviewing techniques For the experienced SBIRT service provider -Covering the application of SBIRT for Specific Substances and Special Populations Practice M... more
Wed. 6/10 3:00 PM A Military Culture Approach to SBIRT for Veterans & Active Duty Personnel Active duty military and veterans have increasingly been recognized as populations requiring specialized approaches for the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. In this webinar, the presenters will, from a multidisciplinary perspec... more
Sat. 6/20
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Wed. 6/24
All day Research Society on Alcoholism Conference

More information: www.rsoa.org

Wed. 7/22 3:00 PM Drugs are a Local Phenomenon for LGBTQ Populations: Implications for SBIRT The 2011 Institute of Medicine report titled “The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People” argues persuasively that there is a need for more attention to these subpopulations from clinical, research and policy perspective... more
Wed. 8/19 3:00 PM Integrating Screening and Brief Intervention for Alcohol and Other Drugs in Behavioral Health Settings Serving College Students This free webinar will focus on the application of cutting-edge research on integrating and applying the evidence-based practice of screening and brief intervention (SBI) for alcohol and other drugs within primary health and mental health care settin... more
Wed. 9/23 All day INEBRIA Conference

More information: www.inebria.net/Du14/html/en/dir1339/doc17995.html

Thu. 9/24
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Fri. 9/25
All day INEBRIA Conference International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs (INEBRIA) 12th Congress "Interprofessional Involvement in Screening and Brief Intervention" Conference on September 24-25, 2015 and Preconference workshop on September 23, ... more
Wed. 10/21 All day International Nurses Society on Addictions Conference

More information: www.intnsa.org

Wed. 10/28
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Sat. 10/31
All day American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference

Abstracts due in March

More information: www.apna.org

Thu. 11/5
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Sat. 11/7
All day Association for Medical Education and Research Conference

Abstracts due in May

More information: www.amersa.org

Thu. 12/10 All day College on Problems of Drug Dependency Conference

More information: www.cppdd.vcu.edu

Wed. 1/27 3:00 PM Mini Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: An Overview of SBIRT and Resources http://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/overview-of-sbirt Description: The acronym “SBIRT” is being used more and more these days, which stands for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment. This free webinar will provide an overvie... more
Wed. 2/17 3:00 PM Integrating Adolescent Substance Abuse SBIRT throughout Nursing, Social Work, and Inter-professional Education http://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/adolescent-sbirt Description: Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention, treatment, and ongoing recover... more
Wed. 3/9 3:00 PM Reducing Teen Substance Misuse: What Really Works http://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/teen-substance-misuse Description: This free webinar highlights ten indicators of the types of policy strategies that can help curb substance misuse by tweens, teens, and young adults, and provides scores for all 50 sta... more
Wed. 3/16 3:00 PM Gambling Screening: How to Make It Fun! http://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/problem-gambling Description: This free webinar will introduce participants to gaming, at-risk and problematic gambling activities, as well as disordered gambling. Join this webinar to learn more about the types of gamb... more
Wed. 4/27 3:00 PM Integrating Motivational Interviewing Techniques for Brief Intervention into the Curriculum http://hospitalsbirt.webs.com/motivational-interviewing Description: This free webinar will examine techniques used to teach nurses Motivational Interviewing (MI) for brief intervention. Presenters will explore a variety of techniques used to teach... more
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