Mini Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment: An Overview of SBIRT and Resources
- Provide others with an overview of the
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model;
- Identify brief validated screening tools that
can be integrated into routine practice to screen clients for unhealthy alcohol
and other drug use;
- Identify different models of SBIRT and their
common core elements;
- Identify SBIRT initiatives led by the BIG
Initiative at NORC and the National SBIRT ATTC; and
- Identify and gain access to numerous free materials and resources available to you to aid in training, education, implementation, and evaluation of SBIRT.
Presenter: Dr. Tracy McPherson is a Senior Research Scientist in the Public Health Department at NORC at the University of Chicago. She is the Evaluation, Training, and Technical Assistance Lead on NORC’s SBIRT projects including the National SBIRT ATTC directed by IRETA. Dr. McPherson leads learning collaboratives focused on improving access to screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment and follow-up care for risky alcohol, drug, and prescription medication use. For more than 15 years she has led substance use and mental health prevention/early intervention projects funded by government agencies and foundations. Her work has focused on translating research into practice - assisting medical and behavioral health organizations implement clinical practice informed by scientific evidence, build workforce capacity, and evaluate the impact of practice change. Dr. McPherson holds a PhD in Applied Social Psychology from The George Washington University.
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