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A Recorded Webinar

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Recorded on Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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This webinar will start by defining “brief intervention,” discussing where it can be used, and exploring the school of thought from which it was developed. The webinar will also cover the use of Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral Treatment (SBIRT) protocol in performing brief intervention and how to use it in the counseling setting using one to three sessions.

Learning Objectives
  • Learn the names of the three schools of therapy/intervention methods involved in the development of brief intervention model and two elements of each.
  • Taught three assessment tools used in SBIRT as outlined by SAMHSA and how to use motivational techniques to interpret results with clients.
  • Grasp the six elements and steps of brief intervention.

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This webinar is NOT eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours or NASW CE hours.


Rebecca Bullion, LCSW, CIP, SAP, MAC, has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and psychotherapist in private practice for 25 years and a certified intervention professional since 2011. She also holds certifications in EMDR, Crisis Intervention Stress Debriefing and Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Provider providing alcohol and drug assessments since 2003. She has presented at the 2016 Innovations in Behavioral Health Conference on Eating Disorder Intervention and has also presented this topic at the webinar in the January 2016 NAADAC monthly webinar series. She held an internet radio talk show on Voice America from 9/12 to 1/13 entitled Addiction in America.

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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