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A Randomized Study of the Use of Screening, Brief Interventions, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Drug and Alcohol Use With Jail Inmates

About the Course:

The screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) is an evidenced based practice that has been effective in multiple settings. This study investigates the effectiveness of (SBIRT) for treatment of forensic populations.

This course is based on the article, A randomized study of the use of screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for drug and alcohol use with jail inmates created by Michael L. Prendergast, PhD. et al. in 2017.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Michael L. Prendergast, PhD.

Dr. Prendergast has worked with the Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles. He has done extensive research in addiction and has been published in multiple journals.

Kathryn McCollister, PhD.

Dr. McCollister is an Associate Professor and Health Economist in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. McCollister, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Health Economist in the Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Umme Warda

Umme Warda has worked with the Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, University of California, Los Angeles. She has done research in addiction and the incarcerated population and has been published in multiple journals.

Course Creator

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, LP

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, received his degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, in 2005. From 2004-2006, he taught courses in general psychology, abnormal psychology, and human sexuality at Collin College in Plano, TX. He currently practices individual therapy at the Department of Sexual Medicine at Park Nicollet Health Health Services near Minneapolis, MN.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. To describe the nature of screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT)

  2. To identify costs/benefits of using screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for forensic populations

  3. To describe the impact of screening, brief intervenstions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for participation in treatment, likelihood of being arrested, quality of life, and likelihood of engagement in HIV-risk behaviors

Course Material

References begin on page 18.

Course Material

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Course Number 102495
2 credit hours
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