Motivational Interviewing: The Brief Intervention of SBIRT


  • Kate Speck, PhD, MAC, LADC, University of Nebraska, Public Policy Center, Lincoln, NE

This webinar will review the four step model of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), an evidence-based approach to identifying, reducing, and preventing substance use, misuse, and dependence. We will identify the benefits of using a Brief Negotiated Interview (BNI) tool and basic elements of Motivational Interviewing to promote change in children and adolescents.

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