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SBRIT in Various Settings: Differences & Common Threads

May 4, 2017 . 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

From coastal cities to mountain towns and many places in between, the SBIRT model for reducing risky substance use is gaining significant traction across the United States. Constructive and thoughtful discussions are taking place in primary care clinics, behavioral health centers and judicial systems to explore connections between substance use and health.

Hear lessons learned from implementing SBIRT in a variety of locations and what you can take back to maximize your program and meet the needs of the populations you serve.


Pam Pietruszewski is an Integrated Health Consultant at the National Council for Behavioral Health. She provides training, coaching and consulting to health care organizations across the country on Motivational Interviewing, SBIRT and the integration of behavioral health, physical health and substance use services. Currently, Pam is the Clinical Lead for the Reducing Adolescent Substance Abuse Initiative funded by the Hilton Foundation and implemented in 28 organizations across 6 states.

Tracy McPherson, PhD, Senior Research Associate, NORC at the University of Chicago, will moderate the webinar.


May 4, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addictions (IRETA)