The Introduction to Adolescent SBIRT from a Prevention Perspective e-learning course provides an overview of the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) protocol for use with adolescents (ages 9 to 22). The content of this e-learning course was designed for prevention professionals, school personnel, social workers, addictions counselors, and other non-medical professionals working with adolescents and young adults, in HHS Region 8. Professionals working and residing outside of HHS Region 8 states are welcome to take this course, however, the data sections in the course are specific to HHS Region 8 states (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY).
- Describe what SBIRT stands for and what each component means.
- Identify why SBIRT is relevant and important for use with adolescents and young adults.
- Demonstrate the ability to recognize the prevalence of substance use among youth and how SBIRT can prevent longer-term problems.
- Define standard measures of various types of drinks/alcohol to increase knowledge of baseline information and guidelines regarding moderate and high-risk alcohol use.
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Two (2) continuing education hours (CEHs) are available.*See our Continuing Education page for more information
This e-learning course was developed by the Mountain Plains PTTC.
SBIRT e-learning Course Resources:
Infographic: Conducting SBIRT Virtually