Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) (6 CE’s)

Presented by Mallori DeSalle, M.A.
November 6th,  8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Instructional Level

Intermediate — Builds upon the learner’s foundational knowledge, familiarity with the literature and/or experience in a content area. Programming at this level includes more depth than at a beginning level program. It could also serve as a refresher course for individuals who have background in a content area and are interested in learning more contemporary applications.

Course Description and Target Audience

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based approach used by medical professionals to talk with patients about the use and misuse of alcohol and drugs. This training will provide behavioral health providers with the rationale and skills to implement in primary care (integrated care services).

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians, etc). There are no known risks to this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to explore the use of Motivational Interviewing (MI) within SBIRT.
  • Attendees will be able to examine substance use risk (alcohol or drug) and how risk/harm is assessed in healthcare and behavioral healthcare.
  • Attendees will be able to review the recommended screening tools for use in examining substance use in adolescents and adults.
  • Attendees will be able to learn and practice evidence-based techniques (MI) for the implementation of a brief intervention.
  • Attendees will be able to discuss resources for linking patients/clients to treatment and follow-up service.

Presenter Information

Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, CPS, MATS, is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). She is the 2018 MINT Forum Chair and has trained more than 1000+ individuals in the Bloomington, Indiana area. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Indiana, and currently is Lead SBIRT and Motivational Interviewing Trainer for the Indiana Prevention Resource Center. Indiana SBIRT is a five-year initiative funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to integrate SBIRT as a routine standard of care at community health centers (CHCs), community mental health centers (CMHCs), and rural health centers (RHCs) throughout the state of Indiana.


Location and Costs

$100.00 - Regular Registration Fee
$75.00 - Consortium Affiliate
No Charge - NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

This presentation will be held via Zoom.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.