5139.0 Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Screening, Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) has become a useful tool for alcohol screening. This session will describe the use of SBIRT among various patient populations and treatment settings.
Session Objectives: Describe use of Screening, Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in various populations Describe use of SBIRT in various treatment settings

Reaching rural Latinos about tobacco and alcohol prevention through a community Spanish newspaper
Carolyn Swenson, MSPH, MSN, Erica Lewis Kennedy, BA, Emily Gingerich, BA, Susan Welk de Valdez and Martin Valdez Gonzalez
Do hospital emergency deparatment SBIRT programs affect substance abuse treatment initiation? Evidence from Washington State
Thomas Wickizer, PhD, Sharon Estee, PhD, Lijian He, PhD, Melissa Ford Shah, MPP, David Mancuso, PhD and Alice Huber, PhD

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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)