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Using SBIRT in Healthy Start: Destigmatizing Addiction and Cultural Considerations
April 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Screening techniques are critically important to the Healthy Start community. This webinar will review the screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) approach specific to participant’s behavioral health. Strategies for identifying appropriate terms to destigmatize addiction will also be covered. The webinar will also address resources for navigating resources treatment and recovery services for participants and important cultural considerations for asking sensitive questions specific to addiction and treatment.
The Healthy Start EPIC Center is developed and operated by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UF5MC26845 titled Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project for grant amount $2,472,000 with 0 percent financed with non-governmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.