Adolescent SBIRT

Reducing Substance Use by Young People

Adolescent SBIRT Curriculum

This curriculum offers skills-based education on Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). The curriculum is comprised of an Instructor's Toolkit containing the Learner’s Guide to Adolescent SBIRT with companion slide decks and supplemental resources, and ​the ​web-based SBI with Adolescents simulation program. The guide and simulation program bring together the tools that educators, field instructors, preceptors, students, and practitioners need to screen adolescents for alcohol and other drug use using validated tools; deliver effective brief interventions using motivational interviewing skills; link adolescents to medical, behavioral or specialty treatment services as needed; work with other health professionals in ongoing care coordination; and provide follow-up and recovery supports to adolescents. Explore the Curriculum components below!

Simulation Program

  • Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.
    Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.
  • Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.
    Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.
  • Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.
    Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.
  • Constant feedback to learn core principles and skills.
    Constant feedback to learn core principles and skills.
  • Easy-to-use interface that is self-guided and self-paced.
    Easy-to-use interface that is self-guided and self-paced.
Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.
Three different scenarios depicting realistic situations with adolescents.

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  • Learn SBIRT basics: screening, brief intervention model; motivational interviewing
  • Practice SBIRT conversations with virtual adolescents
  • Three different scenarios to try new skills
  • Assess and score SBIRT competencies; receive usage and scoring reports
  • Free to Learning Collaborative Track A/B members; low cost to others
  • Awards 2.0 ANCC CNE and 2.0 NASW contact hours
  • Available online 24/7

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Instructor's Toolkit

The Instructor's Toolkit contains the Learner’s Guide to Adolescent SBIRT with companion slide decks and supplemental resources​. In addition, it includes examples of sample interactions between a practitioner and adolescent or young adult practice; dialogues and role plays that learners can use to practice the components of SBIRT; extensive appendix of materials including adolescent substance use screening tools, case studies, pocket cards, and performance feedback and evaluation tools for assessing quality and fidelity during role play and simulation exercises; suggested readings that align with each module of the Learner’s Guide; sample course syllabus; and sample measures that can used as part of a pretest/posttest survey. 

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Adolescent SBIRT Learner’s Guide for Instructors


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