Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
SBIRT training provides social workers with evidence-based resources to work effectively with clients at risk for substance use disorders in a variety of settings (e.g., hospitals, outpatient or primary care settings, community health and mental health centers).
Participants will learn how to screen for substance use and assess the level of risk; briefly intervene to enhance client insight and motivation toward behavioral change using methods such as Motivational Interviewing, and refer to treatment clients needing specialized care. This training equips participants with skills applicable to clients facing a variety of issues.
NYS OASAS Clock Hours: 4
- Identify at least two screening tools and their applied uses for clients using substances.
- Name at least three principles of Motivational Interviewing as a brief intervention.
- Differentiate between at-risk clients and clients in need of referrals to treatment.
This workshop has 2 Zoom class sessions that must be attended in order to obtain credit. Sessions run from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.
- Saturday, February 27th
- Saturday, March 6th
- Adelphi Alumni: $75
- Registration Fee: $90
About the Instructor
Nicole Sullivan, LMSW
Nicole Sullivan is a licensed master social worker. She completed the Accelerated Master’s of Social Work from Adelphi University after obtaining a Bachelors’ degree in Biology from Quinnipiac University. Following the completion of her Master’s, she completed her CASAC at Adelphi University which has allowed her to specialize in the treatment of substance use disorders. She also completed a specialization in trauma and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Nicole is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and currently works at Adelphi University within the Institute for Adolescent Trauma, Treatment and Training in addition to private practice. She has trained
hundreds of Professionals in the treatment of substance use disorders and is excited to host this virtual workshop on SBIRT.
Adelphi University School of Social Work is an approved provider for continuing education credits for the following:
- Social Workers
- CASAC Renewal
Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at the entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made seven working days or fewer before the event for any reason—or for no-shows. We can provide credit towards a future workshop up to 24 hours before the event. After that, no credit will be issued.
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