2020.11.04 | Effective Implementation of SBIRT (Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Therapy)

1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. | November 4, 2020 | Eric R. Brown, MD, FAAFP, FASAM

This program will walk through SBIRT process, the use of standardized tools and ways to improve effectiveness.


Register HERE | 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. | November 4, 2020 | 1.25 contact hour or 1.25 CME

Effective implementation of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Therapy) for substance use requires reflection on one’s own biases, an ability to model cross-cultural efficacy and utilize motivational intervention. This program will walk through SBIRT process, the use of standardized tools and ways to improve effectiveness. Participants will be able to:

  • Understand how their own biases associated with substance use and substance use disorder impacts their effectiveness of intervention.
  • Implement more effective SBIRT intervention

About the Presenter

Eric R. Brown, MD A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program, he initially worked in role of Family Physician /Medical Director at the Penobscot Nation Health Center and The Penobscot Nation Substance Use Disorder Program and became duel boarded in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. Read more

Certificates A completed evaluation is required to receive contact hours for the following:

Up to 1.25 Continuing Medical Education This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and (CCSME). The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians

1.25 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

1.25 contact hour for CHES/MCHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Certificate of attendance for 1.25 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.

1.25 contact hour pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors.


Neither the presenter nor the program planners disclose any commercial or conflict of interests associated with this webinar.

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