“Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Training of Trainers (TOT)

August 22, 2019 to August 23, 2019

This two-day training will equip participants with the skills necessary to train individuals to provide Screening, Brief, Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT).  You’ll be prepared to deliver training on an evidence-based approach that has been shown to work.  SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk at of developing these disorders.  In order for SBIRT to work, the interventionists have to do it with fidelity to the model.  This course will prepare you to train successful interventionists.

Target Audience

Social workers, Counselors, Nurses, Students, Medical Staff, treatment/Nursing.

Learning Objectives

  1. Apply knowledge, skills and abilities as Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) trainers.
  2. Organize SBIRT training to enhance its implementation in the behavioral health system of care using a public health approach.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 11.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
08/22/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
08/23/2019 - 5:00pm

Day 1 Agenda

9:00 – 9:15am            Introductions & Review of Agenda & Objectives

         Abigail Schlesinger, MD & Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC 

9:15 – 10:15am          Module 1: SBIRT- Re-conceptualizing Our Understanding of Substance Use Problems

                                      Abigail Schlesinger, MD

10:15 - 10:30am         Break

10:30 – 12:00pm         Module 2: Screening – Re-defining the Identification of Substance Use Problems

                        Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC 

12:00– 1:00pm            Lunch

1:00pm – 3:00pm       Module 3: Re-designing How We Treat Substance Use Problems

                                       Abigail Schlesinger, MD

3:00pm – 3:15pm        Break

3:15– 4:15pm              Module 4: Extended Brief Intervention: A Brief Treatment Model

                                       Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC

4:15– 4:30pm             Homework Assignment & Wrap-up

                                      Abigail Schlesinger, MD & Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC 

Day 2 Agenda

9:00 – 10:00am        Module 5 and 6  

9:00-9:30              Module 5: Referral to Treatment for Patients at Risk for Substance Dependence

                              Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC

9:30 - 10:00am Module 6: The Business of SBIRT

                             Abigail Schlesinger, MD      

10:00 – 10:15am       Break 

10:15 – 11:15am      Module 1 Teach Backs – Groups 1 – 3

       Abigail Schlesinger, MD 

11:15 – 12:15pm      Module 2 Teach Backs – Groups 4 – 6

                                    Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC 

12:15 – 1:15pm         Lunch 

1:15– 2:15pm           Module 3 Teach Backs – Groups 7 – 10

                                    Abigail Schlesinger, MD

2:15– 3:15pm           Module 3 FLO Teach Backs – Group 11 – 13          

                                    Abigail Schlesinger, MD & Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC

3:15 – 4:15pm           Module 3 BNI Teach Backs – Groups 14 – 16

                                    Abigail Schlesinger, MD & Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC

4:15 – 4:30pm          Wrap-up

                      Abigail Schlesinger, MD & Billie Jo Smith, LPC, NCC

Philadelphia
PA
United States

Presenters:

Abigail Schlesinger, MD

Medical Director, TiPS

Clinical Director, Behavioral Science Division

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Medical Director, Ambulatory Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

Associate Professor                       

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Certified SBIRT Trainer

 

Billie Jo Smith, MS, LPC

Program Manager

Addiction Medicine Center of Excellence

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Disclosure: No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

 

 

Physicians

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses attending this program will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 12.25 hours of continuing education in a CME accredited program.  These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. 

Available Credit

  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 11.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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