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Introduction to SBIRT

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1 Your Role
I want to learn about treatment options for:


2 Basic Information
The Person is:
years old


graduated high school

3 Condition Information
Caron Treatment Centers accepts patients aged 13 years or older. For more information on services available to those 12 and under, please learn more about Caron's Student Assistance Program.

Audiences

We have two versions of SBIRT, one for healthcare professionals and one for school professionals.

SBIRT - DocsHealthcare Professionals:

  • Emergency room professionals
  • Family medicine physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • OB/GYN practitioners
  • Pediatric residents
  • Pediatricians
  • Physician assistants
  • Medical students

Teacher with kidsSchool Professionals

  • Athletic coaches
  • Counselors
  • Social workers
  • Psychologists
  • Juvenile probation officers
  • School nurses
  • Student Assistance Program team members
  • Teachers
  • School administrators

Topics Covered

The topics covered include:

  • The addiction epidemic
  • Addiction as a disease
  • What the data shows
  • Why we need to care
  • Prevention and treatment
  • Screening
  • Brief intervention
  • Referral to treatment
  • School-based studies

Expected Learning Outcomes

The expected learning outcomes of the SBIRT course are to:

  • Raise awareness of substance use disorders
  • Recognize that addiction is a chronic disease
  • Identify SBIRT as a universal prevention strategy to reduce substance use disorders
  • Apply the components of SBIRT
  • Increase awareness of resources

For More Information

Contact Caron’s Education Department for more information about this course at 610-743-6117.

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