Online Program

Alcohol prevention and early intervention

Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Alcohol misuse is highly prevalent, and prevention activities can reduce health care costs, decrease alcohol-related harms, and increase healthy behaviors. This session provides insights into the application of screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) on diabetic Medicaid patients, adolescents, and Latino day laborers. Attendees will also be introduced to a cutting edge education approach to reduce alcohol misuse in US Navy sailors.
Session Objectives: Discuss the use of positive messaging as an effective approach to behavior change persuasion. Describe a culturally adapted intervention to reduce unhealthy drinking among Latino day laborers. Assess changes in healthcare utilization associated with substance use screening and brief intervention among low-income patients with diabetes. List key factors that promote successful implementation of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) among adolescents in primary care.
Thomas Britton, DrPH CCS ACS LPC ACS

Keep What You've Earned: Encouraging U.S. Navy Sailors to drink responsibly   
Teha Kennard, MS, Kristina Cook, MA, Communication; PMP and Erin Brennan, Social Marketing Professional

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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Aging & Public Health, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)