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Healthcare Advocates for Recovery, Inc. (HART) would like to invite you to attend an SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) Training Workshop in May.

WHAT IS SBIRT?
SBIRT is an evidence-based approach to identifying people who use alcohol and other drugs at risky levels or are at risk for a substance use disorder. The process involves screening, a brief evidence-based intervention, and referral to treatment when appropriate.

WHEN ARE THE WORKSHOPS?
May 3rd 8:00 AM – 12 Noon and 1:00 PM – 5 PM
May 4th 8:00 AM – 12 Noon

WHERE ARE THE WORKSHOPS?
WVU Health Sciences Center, 2500 Foundation Way, Martinsburg, WV.

WHO IS DOING THE TRAINING?
Lyn O’Connell, MA IMFT, is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and doctoral candidate in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is the clinical coordinator for the SBIRT Program at Marshall University.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Participants will learn about the core elements of SBIRT and how to apply evidence-based scales when screening for substance use and misuse. Participants will also learn motivational interviewing tools and techniques to implement a motivational enhancement Brief Negotiated Interview.

Pre-registration for the free workshops is required by April 27, 2018. You may register at: https://www.facebook.com/HARTresourcepage/

The Berkeley Medical Center is accredited by the West Virginia State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Berkeley Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Berkeley Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education for nursing by the West Virginia Board of Nursing Education Approved by WVBON provider #WV2010-0550RN.
Berkeley Medical Center is approved as a provider for continuing education in social work by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Social Work.