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Webinar: Brief intervention for adolescents part I: BNI using MI strategies

Description: One of the largest barriers to providing appropriate substance use services to adolescents 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 from adolescents 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 second webinar in the series demonstrates how to deliver brief interventions to adolescents using the Brief Negotiated Interview (BNI) informed by motivational interviewing (MI), using sample dialogues. The BNI is a great way to facilitate conversation with adolescents about their substance use, as well as what might motivate them to seek treatment, if necessary. These are the key ingredients to change for adolescents.

Along with cutting-edge, evidence-based education, the expert presenters will provide sample scripts and role plays so participants gain strategies to use right away with adolescents 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, designed for both those who are new to SBIRT and for those who want more advanced training beyond an overview.

Date and Time: 
February 10, 2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 
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