Brief Intervention for Adolescents Part II: BNI Using MI and CBT Strategies
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One of the largest barriers to providing appropriate substance use services to adolescents and young adults is getting them to open up about their use and engage in conversation to reduce or eliminate it, if necessary. The Using SBIRT to Talk to Adolescents about Substance Use four-part webinar series introduces health professionals to the SBIRT model as a way to learn about their substance use, talk about what might motivate them to make a decision to reduce or abstain (if needed), and execute a plan to do so.
This third webinar in the series demonstrates how to deliver brief intervention to adolescents and young adults using the Brief Negotiated Interview (BNI) informed by motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to assist them in behavioral change. This webinar includes sample dialogue and evidence-based strategies that encourage the adolescent or young adult to increase their own internal motivation to change their substance use.
Along with evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away in many settings. This free education is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of SBIRT and its use with adolescents and young adults. It is designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview.
As a result of participating in this webinar, you will:
- Learn how to deliver an effective brief intervention based on the Brief Negotiated Interview (BNI) model informed by Motivational Interviewing (MI) strategies.
- Use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies to identify goals for reducing or eliminating substance use.
His primary research interests are the assessment and treatment of addictions, including adolescent drug use and problem gambling. His recent work in the field has focused on brief interventions and the SBIRT model to address adolescents who are mild-to-moderate drug users and have co-existing behavioral problems. Along with Keven Sabet, he co-edited Contemporary Health Issues on Marijuana, published in 2018 by Oxford University Press, and also co-edited the 2nd edition of Clinical Manual of Adolescent Addictive Disorders, published in 2019 by the American Psychiatric Association. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, and the Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Dr. Winters received numerous research grants from the National Institute of Health and various foundations and published over 125 peer-reviewed articles over a 30-year period. He was the 2008 recipient of the Research to Evidence-Based Practice Award from a national organization on effective treatment for adolescents (JMATE), and received in 2005 the Senior Investigator Award by the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG). Dr. Winters is a frequent speaker and trainer, and a consultant to many organizations, including Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, NCRG, NORC at the University of Chicago, Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc., Florida International University’s Office of Research and Economic Development, Smart Approaches to Marijuana- MN Affiliate, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organization).
Carolyn Swenson, MSPH, MSN, RN
Tracy McPherson, PhD