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Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Posted about 3 years ago by Deborah Wachtel

Invitation to all preceptors to learn more about the SBIRT program in Vermont. It is a program that is being rolled out for early screening and intervention for alcohol and drug use and misuse. SBIRT stands for Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment.

SAVE THE DATE MAY 8, 2015 12:00 – 4:00 pm

SBIRT for Supervisors/Preceptors

Intended for the practitioner who precept/supervise students: physicians, behavioral health clinicians (social workers, psychologists, mental health and school counselors) and nurse practitioners.

The training will include a mix of didactic learning, role playing and group discussions. As with all clinical interventions, clinician competency and confidence will improve with continued practice.

This training is free thanks to a SAMHSA grant.

Available for social workers through NASW, and licensed alcohol and drug counselors through VADACA. All others will receive a certificate with the number of training hours that can be submitted to your professional licensing organization.

Contact Juvena Hitt, at or 802-656-4570 to register. A maximum of 50 participants will be accepted.

Participants are expected to review online materials prior to the workshop and attend the entire session.

May 8, 2015, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, WHERE: Wind Jammer, Montreal Conference Room, South Burlington.

if you have additional questions please contact:

Barb Rouleau


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