- About MASBIRT TTA
- SBIRT information
MASBIRT TTA trains medical providers, behavioral health providers, public health service providers, and healthcare support staff to conduct Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) services to address the spectrum of unhealthy substance use (i.e., alcohol, prescription drug, illicit drug, tobacco).
MASBIRT TTA aims to establish SBIRT practice as a standard of care in diverse healthcare settings throughout Massachusetts by providing implementation and sustainability guidance, along with skills training and coaching for all levels of clinical and administrative personnel. MASBIRT TTA uses diverse teaching methods and provides ongoing technical assistance, troubleshooting, and coaching.
Healthcare Symposium: Developing an Inter-Professional, Integrated Healthcare Workforce
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Wheelock College, Brookline, MA
For more information and registration, visit wheelock.edu/healthsymposium
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for alcohol and other drug use: An Interprofessional Conference
Tuesday-Wednesday, June 9-10, 2015
For more information and registration, visit ireta.org/trainings-conferences/
The Partnership at Drugfree.org reports: Medications to Help People Stop Drinking Rarely Prescribed
National SBIRT ATTC reports: Implementing SBIRT: The Need for New Resources and Approaches for Primary Care Physicians &
Physician Roles in Addressing Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders in the 21st Century