Substance Misuse and Adolescents: Navigating Resources and Overcoming Barriers to Recovery
Friday, November 9, 2018 10:30 to 11:30am Central Time
Providers in school and healthcare settings see adolescents at risk for substance misuse. SBIRT, or screening, brief intervention, referral, and treatment, is the recommended process for addressing substance misuse. In this session, Robin Peyson of RLP Consulting will discuss the referral process, including what it is and who makes referrals, the effectiveness of treatment, and available resources. She will discuss barriers faced by youth and sub-populations such as girls, and best practices for overcoming those barriers.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
Explain how to make a referral and navigate community resources,
Discuss potential barriers that may arise in the SBIRT process for adolescents and sub-populations,
Explain how to overcome those barriers, and
Explore resources available to help adolescents, pregnant girls, family members, and providers.
Who Should Attend: Health professionals such as nurses, counselors, social workers and others in school and healthcare settings in Central Texas
Presenter: Robin Peyson, MHSA, RLP Consulting
Registration & Fees: There is no fee for this event
Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Nurse Education (CNE) credits will be offered.
Cardea Services is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Social Work and Licensed Professional Counselor credits will be offered.
Cardea Services is an approved provider of CE credits by: The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, provider #1682, http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork/sw_contact.shtm; The
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, provider #147
Upon successful completion of this CE activity 1 contact hour(s) will be awarded.
Successful completion of this CNE activity includes the following:
Attending the entire CE activity
Completing the online evaluation
Submitting an online CE Request