Linking substance abuse treatment and public health: Identification and early intervention in STD clinics
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Differentiate Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) from traditional forms of substance abuse treatment. Describe the Project LINK model used in New York City Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) clinics Evaluate the effectiveness of Project LINK at reducing risky behaviors, substance use, and negative health consequences of substance use among STD clinic patients
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have served as Project Evaluator of two federally funded projects delivering early intervention services in New York City STD clinics, one of which is the focus of the presentation. I have developed and delivered presentations on substance abuse and HIV/STD related issues. My interest is in the area of SBIRT and am working on a state SBIRT cooperative agreement with the goal of statewide expansion.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.