Pre-Registration: SBIRT in Schools- 6/10/2021

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  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Apr 17, 2021
  • Expires: Jun 10, 2021
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Target Audience

Any school staff member involved in SBIRT initiatives in school.


Upon completion of this course, learners will be prepared to:

  • Describe the impact of substance use on teens
  • Utilize the state approved verbal substance use screening tool
  • Summarize the elements of the REACT model (for students who do not report substance use, or screen negative)
  • Summarize the elements of the Brief Negotiated Interview (for students who do report substance use, or screen positive)
  • Identify statewide referral resources
  • Describe why MI is an effective counseling style when working with individuals with substance use
  • Describe how the components of the Spirit of MI facilitate conversations about change
  • Comply with MA regulatory requirements to implement a school based verbal substance use screening program


Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 


Contact Hours: 4.4, none of which is eligible for pharmacology credit


This lecture has been approved by the Professional Education Program at Boston University School of Social Work which is authorized through the MA state board of Social Work to provide CE Credit Hours.

Faculty Disclosure

The Faculty, Content Contributors and Course Reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose and do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.


In collaboration with Boston University School of Public Health and MASBIRT.