Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

UPCOMING TRAININGS & EVENTS

On Saturday, April 7, 2018 the 2nd Annual SBIRT@LUC Training Program Conference: "Opioids and SBIRT: Reducing Risk" was held at Loyola's Maywood Campus.

This sold-out conference included training on the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) Model and motivational interviewing techniques by  Dr. Lyle Cooper (Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medecine, Meharry Medical College) and a plenary address on the opioid crisis in Chicago by Dr. Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar (Medical Director of Behavioral Health, Chicago Department of Public Health).

Please check back for the 2019 conference date and details - TBA.

Check out the pictures below from the second annual conference.

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‌‌Community-Based Training Opportunities

The SBIRT@LUC training program can provide free agency-based trainings in 30, 60 or 90 minute sessions that include overview of the SBIRT model, motivational interviewing, the brief negotiated interview, DAST and AUDIT screening tools as well as didactic role play experiences. For more information about community-based educational training opportunities, please contact Dr. Michael Dentato at mdentato@luc.edu.

KOGNITO 90-Minute Online Simulation Trainings with CEUs and/or CMEs!

As part of the SBIRT@LUC training program, we are offering free use of the Kognito 90-minute online simulation trainings. Upon completion of the training, participants can receive CEUs or CMEs. You will “work” with three adolescent simulated patients to explore the short-term brief intervention process as well as use of motivational interviewing skills.

You can create your own account at: kognitocampus.com

Use the enrollment key: loyolasbi