Free NAADAC Live, Interactive Webinar
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 @ 3:00-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
This webinar is designed specifically for addiction professionals and will introduce promising, feasible approaches to implementing evidence-based substance use screening and brief intervention (SBIRT) methods in therapeutic settings for adolescents. The presenters will outline how to ask adolescents about their substance use and enhance internal motivation to change their behavior (if identified to be at risk) using motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral strategies. It will also discuss how to support clients in behavior change or treatment seeking goals by conducting follow-up and referrals. Participants will gain a better understanding SBIRT for adolescents, how it impacts the addiction professional, and how to use it in practice.
Brett Harris, PhD, is a Senior Research Scientist in the Public Health Department of NORC at the University of Chicago, where she specializes in behavioral health and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University at Albany School of Public Health. Prior to her role at NORC, Harris was Director of Public Health Initiatives at the New York State Suicide Prevention Office and a research scientist, developing, implementing, researching, and evaluating SBIRT projects in multiple settings. Harris was selected for the de Beaumont Foundation's inaugural list of 40 Under 40 in Public Health in 2019.
Carlo C. DiClemente, PhD, ABPP, received his Doctorate in Psychology at the University of Rhode Island. He directs the MDQUIT Tobacco Resource Center, the Center for Community Collaboration, and the Home Visiting Training Center at UMBC. DiClemente is the co-developer of the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change and the author of over 150 scientific publications on motivation and behavior change with a variety of health and addictive behaviors. He has conducted funded research for over 35 years with funding from NIH Institutes, SAMSHA, and private foundations. His book, Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover, offers a view of initiation and recovery using the lens of the human behavior change process. DiClemente has received numerous awards for his work.
- Participants will be able to screen adolescents for unhealthy substance use with brief, valid questionnaires such as the CRAFFT+N 2.1, S2BI, the NIDA Modified ASSIST Levels 1 and 2, BSTAD, PHQ-2/9A, and C-SSRS.
- Participants will be able to deliver effective brief counseling informed by motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral techniques.
- Participants will be able to link adolescents to medical or specialty addiction treatment services as needed, work with physicians and other specialists in ongoing care coordination, and provide follow-up and recovery supports to adolescent clients.
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Who Should Attend
Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.
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