Introduction to Adolescent SBIRT from a Prevention Perspective

The following e-learning course provide 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. Course Objectives: 1. Describe what SBIRT stands for and what each component means. 2. Identify why SBIRT is relevant and important for use with adolescents and young adults. 3. Demonstrate the ability to recognize the prevalence of substance use among youth and how SBIRT can prevent longer-term problems. 4. Define standard measures of various types of drinks/alcohol to increase knowledge of baseline information and guidelines regarding moderate and high-risk alcohol use. Certificate of Completion Available

May 14, 2021
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