Adolescent SBIRT

Reducing Substance Use by Young People

Primary Care Professionals' Readiness to Integrate Behavioral Health: A National Survey

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 1-2pm ET (12CT/11MT/10PT)


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Presenter #1: Dr. Tracy McPherson is a Senior Research Scientist in the Public Health Department at NORC at the University of Chicago. For more than 18 years she has led substance use and mental health prevention/early intervention projects funded by government agencies and foundations. Her work has focused on translating research into practice - assisting medical and behavioral health organizations implement clinical practice informed by scientific evidence, build workforce capacity, and evaluate the impact of practice change. Dr. McPherson is the Evaluation, Training, and Technical Assistance Lead on NORC’s Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) projects. As part of this work she leads learning collaboratives focused on improving access to screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment and follow-up care for risky alcohol and other substance use. Dr. McPherson is the Principal Investigator of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation grant, Integrating Adolescent SBIRT in Social Work and Nursing Education, a national workforce development initiative to infuse adolescent SBIRT training in social work, nursing, and interprofessional programs ( Dr. McPherson holds a PhD in Applied Social Psychology from The George Washington University.

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Continuing Education Credits: This webinar does not offer continuing education credits, but we will provide you with a free certificate of attendance for your records by completing this short online form (coming soon...).


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