Aisha S. Hamid, MPH, CHES, CPS
Program Manager Connecticut Clearinghouse, Wheeler Clinic
This is a training on Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (Adolescent SBIRT) with a brief curriculum supplement on the unique risks of adolescent girls for opioid misuse. Adolescent SBIRT is a comprehensive public health approach to the prevention, early intervention, and timely referral to treatment for substance use.
Participants will learn:
Current information and research on a variety of substances
Adolescent brain development and the impact of substance use
How to effectively utilize the Adolescent SBIRT screening tools and protocol
Unique risk factors for adolescent girls and opioid misuse
This presentatation was part of the virtual event: SUBSTANCE MISUSE PREVENTION: A 2-DAY SUMMIT OF STRATEGIES FOR SCHOOLS, held AUGUST 18-19, 2020
Funding for this event was made possible in part by a State Opioid Response Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
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