WebinarWordleThe NH Youth S•BI•RT Initiative held five open-sourced webinars, November 2015 – February 2016. Each webinar was designed to be informative and interactive, with topic-specific presentations followed by a facilitated discussion among participants. Both the presentation and open-discussion forum components sought to expand knowledge and capacity for sites interested in or actively implementing S•BI•RT, while also providing an opportunity for participants to share their learning experiences with one another and ask questions. Webinar topics ranged from the individual components of S•BI•RT to billing and coding considerations. All webinars were recorded and are available for streaming in the links below.  There are no upcoming webinars scheduled.  Please contact the NH Center for Excellence with any questions regarding these webinars.

A variety of training opportunities are available through the Center for Excellence. that will increase your knowledge and skills to successfully implement S•BI•RT. Please access our learning opportunity card for more information.


Watch here now Brief Intervention
  1. Recognize brief intervention as a discrete portion of the S•BI•RT continuum.
  2. Describe various brief intervention techniques.
  3. Discuss the potential outcomes of brief intervention techniques.
Shasta Jorgensen, MPH
Community Health Institute/JSI
Watch here now Referral to Treatment
  1. Recognize referral to treatment as a discrete portion of the S•BI•RT continuum.
  2. Discuss considerations for appropriate referral resources for specific populations.
  3. Describe examples of sites with a strong referral relationship with behavioral health providers.
Rekha Sreedhara, MPH
Community Health Institute/JSI
Watch here now Confidentiality
  1. Review legal aspects of adolescent substance use care.
  2. Review practice issues of adolescent substance use care.
  3. Discuss how to help teen invite parents to participate in his/her care.
Scott Hadland, MD
Boston Children’s Hospital (ASAP)
Watch here now Billing & Coding for S•BI•RT
  1. Identify reimbursable billing codes for S•BI•RT services.
  2. Describe examples of billing systems that have successfully incorporated billing into their EMR.
  3. Discuss current barriers to reimbursement.
Michele Merritt, JD
Policy Director,
New Futures
Watch here now S•BI•RT: A Brief Clinical Training for Adolescent Providers
  1. Administer and score the CRAFFT instrument.
  2. Use the CRAFFT screening score to determine what level of intervention to provide.
  3. Provide brief intervention using the Brief Negotiated Interview
  4. Understand when to schedule adolescents for follow-up appointments regarding their substance use.
The Big SBIRT Initiative, National SBIRT ATTC, NORC, and NAADAC
Watch here now All about S•BI•RT for Teens
  1. Increase understanding of developmental issues that pertain to the use of the SBIRT model for adolescents.
  2. Gain skills in applying the components of SBIRT.
  3. Increase knowledge of limitations of SBIRT.
The Big SBIRT Initiative, National SBIRT ATTC, NORC, and NAADAC
Watch here now Reducing Teen Substance Misuse: What Really Works
  1. Identify key policy strategies or programs that states may have in place to help prevent and/or reduce youth substance misuse.
  2. Discuss trends of progress and gaps in youth policy development and their implications for substance misuse.
  3. Describe key elements of a research-based public health approach to youth substance misuse.
  4. Provide examples of partnerships, programs, and policies that have been effective in addressing youth substance misuse.
The Big SBIRT Initiative, National SBIRT ATTC, NORC, and NAADAC
Watch here now Integrating Screening and Brief Intervention for Alcohol and Other Drugs in Behavioral Health Settings Serving College Students
  1. Describe the research supporting the efficacy of screening and brief intervention (SBI) delivered to college student populations within behavioral health care settings and other service delivery environments;
  2. Understand and select the most appropriate screening tools and methods assessing alcohol and other drug use for college student populations identified in the literature as being at risk for use and related consequences;
  3. Describe how motivational interviewing techniques can be used to deliver target population-relevant and responsive brief interventions addressing alcohol and other drug use among college students;
  4. Describe the essential components of a brief alcohol and other drug-specific intervention with an awareness of the specific needs and cultures of different target populations in mind;
  5. Identify circumstances in which the use of technology, such as online screening and brief intervention methods, might be appropriate within service delivery;
  6. Understand the challenges associated with SBI implementation within campus-based service delivery settings;
  7. Understand how SBI for alcohol and other drug use might be replicated and sustained within a wide range of college and university-based service delivery settings and off-campus settings serving college students
The Big SBIRT Initiative, National SBIRT ATTC, NORC, and NAADAC
Watch here now A New Adolescent SBIRT Toolkit for Educators This webinar will review the newly-released Adolescent SBIRT Instructor’s Toolkit for Social Work, Nursing, and Other Educators. Available at no cost to educators and practitioners in all disciplines and settings, the toolkit includes the Learner’s Guide to Adolescent SBIRT and companion slide decks to teach the skills needed to screen and intervene with adolescents who engage in substance use. The Big SBIRT Initiative, National SBIRT ATTC, NORC, and NAADAC

Other Available Webinars

NH Youth SBIRT Initiative Follow-Up Practices WebinarThe NH Youth SBIRT Initiative put together a webinar to specifically help organizations improve in the often difficult Follow Up component of SBIRT

SBIRT for Youth Learning Community: Featuring Amy Pepin
NH Center for Excellence’s Amy Pepin presents on the “what, why, and who” of the NH Charitable Foundation’s NH Youth SBIRT Initiative.