Accessible Resources & Training Opportunities

The NH Youth SBIRT Initiative is committed to expanding SBIRT as a standard practice of care across primary care settings in New Hampshire. To facilitate this growth, the Initiative is offering many educational and workforce development opportunities throughout the state. Below are a menu of accessible resources and training opportunities that are currently available.


Format Training Opportunities Description Training Provider
Open-Sourced Online Webinar Series Join the NH Center for Excellence for informative & interactive monthly webinars. NH Youth SBIRT
SBIRT Core Training Training center with several online programs that cover the core components of SBIRT, as well as specific strategies, such as Motivational Interviewing. CME/CE Clinical Tools, Inc.
The BIG SBIRT Initiative This free webinar will provide an overview of the SBIRT model, use of validated screening tools, and a review of core components of brief Intervention and referral. The presenter will also provide information on free resources and SBIRT protocols available to help you with training, implementation, and evaluation NORC, IRETA ATTC
ATTC SBIRT Training The Institute for Research, Education, and Training in Addictions (IRETA) provides free training programs on the
components of SBIRT.
By Request SBIRT: A Primer Training provided by the NH Center for Excellence which provides an overview of SBIRT for the general population or tailored to specific population (45-60 min) Request Technical Assistance
SBIRT: Getting Started Review case examples and design workflow within your clinical setting (90-120 min)
Brief Intervention in
Primary Care
Learn and practice specific motivational interviewing techniques (2-3 hrs)


Online Resources

Format Resource Name Description Resource Type
Open-Sourced NH Youth SBIRT Initiative Playbook  New Hampshire’s step-by-step guide for implementing SBIRT in a clinical setting.  Implementation Guide
NH Youth SBIRT Initiative Toolkit  A collection of “one-pager” documents that describe the discrete components of the SBIRT process and specific considerations for the implementation process.  “One-pager” series
 SAMHSA’S TAP 33: Systems-Level Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) – 2013 Describes core elements of SBIRT programs for people with or at risk for substance use disorders.  Implementation Guide
IRETA provides tools and resources for practitioners and organizations on general SBIRT topics as well as adolescent specific materials.  Toolkit
 The ABAM Foundation’s
“Identifying and
Responding to Substance
Use among Adolescents
and Young Adults:
A Compendium of
Resources for Medical
Prepared by The National Center for Physician Training in Addiction Medicine, this compendium is a comprehensive toolkit with resources for practitioners treating adolescents and young adults. Available resources begin with Screening tools and follow through Referral to Treatment guidance, and also include resources for other important components of care. Compendium of Resources
CDC’s “Planning and
Implementing Screening
and Brief Intervention
for Risky Alcohol Use A
Step-by-Step Guide for
Primary Care Practices”
This guide is designed to help an individual or small planning team adapt alcohol SBI to the unique operational realities of their primary care practice.
It takes them through each of the steps required to plan, implement, and continually improve this preventive service as a routine element of standard practice. Rather than prescribing what the alcohol SBI services should look like, the Guide will help you and your colleagues create the best plan for your unique situation.
Implementation Guide
“Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents: Screening and Engagement in Primary Care Settings” – by Samuel Parrish MD This media-rich, on-line module was created through the collaborative efforts of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Drexel University College of Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine as part of NIDA’s Centers of Excellence for Physician Information Webinar Series