Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment approaches are utilized in a variety of care settings. This no-cost training focuses on screening procedures to identify risk; key motivational interviewing concepts and principles that are tied to effective use of the FLO (Feedback; Listen and Understand; Options Explored) brief intervention; and referral to treatment for patients with more serious substance use‐related problems. The 2017 SARC training series seeks to increase the number of primary care providers who can serve as champions to broaden the effective use and implementation of SBIRT in primary care settings throughout California.
This training is co-sponsored by DHCS and fulfills the 4-hour SBIRT training requirement. Pre-registration is required. The trainings will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on the following dates:
- Wednesday, May 3 – Sacramento County/Northern California
- Tuesday, May 9 – Ventura County/ Southern California
- Wednesday, May 24 – Los Angeles County/Southern California
- Tuesday, June 6 – Humboldt County/Northern California