Understanding Motivational Interviewing and SBIRT in Tobacco Cessation Masterclass Workshop
Original Air Date: Thursday, October 28, 2–4 p.m. ET

Leveraging Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an effective approach to initiate tobacco cessation treatment services. Primary and integrated care providers can maximize client engagement by using motivational interviewing techniques, a core component of SBIRT, to enhance behavior change and treatment outcomes.

Join the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control and Pam Pietruszewski, MA, the National Council’s integrated health consultant on Thursday, October 28 from 2 – 4 p.m. ET for a comprehensive workshop designed to build on your existing knowledge of the use of motivational interviewing and SBIRT in tobacco cessation. This workshop will feature an engaging and interactive presentation and real-time discussion that explores how to utilize SBIRT and motivational interviewing in your tobacco cessation programming.

By joining this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply the core components of SBIRT and motivational interviewing.
  • Understand how SBIRT and motivational interviewing enhance behavior change and treatment outcomes.
  • Learn strategies to incorporate SBIRT and motivational interviewing into existing models of care.

This event is hosted by the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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