Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) 12-hour course


SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) is an evidence-based practice that uses a preventive public health approach to identify and intervene with persons whose pattern of use puts them at risk for, or are experiencing, substance-related health problems, and/or deliver referrals to treatment for persons with a high potential for substance use disorders.
This interactive training will discuss validated evidence-based tools used in SBIRT, and how to provide a brief intervention that addresses risky substance use consumption. Essential components for facilitating successful referrals to treatment services will also be discussed.
Three-part Videoconference via Zoom November 14th, 16th, and 18th, 10:00am-2:00pm (Eastern Time)


Diana Padilla, MCPC, CARC, is a Research Project Manager at New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center. She is a senior staff trainer for the Northeast & Caribbean Addiction Transfer Technology Center Network (NeC-ATTC), and a member of the ASAP-NYCB Trainer Registry. As a cultural agent, Ms. Padilla promotes an equity lens in trainings for engaging diverse communities in need, aligning with evidence and strength-based strategies within behavioral health, addiction, prevention, and recovery supports fields and professional capacities.


This training meets the requirements for twelve renewal hours (CASAC, CPP, CPS) and twelve initial hours (CPP, CPS) through New York State’s Office of Addiction Services and Supports (NYS OASAS). As an IC & RC member board, OASAS accredited courses are granted reciprocal approval by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee. Many other states offer reciprocity - please check with your accrediting agency.

Participants are required to attend all sessions in their entirety, turn on their video cameras, and actively participate in order to receive credit.

Starts: Nov. 14, 2022 10:00 am
Ends: Nov. 18, 2022 2:00 pm
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