Training for Professionals and Practitioners in the Mental Health Field:
Developed by the Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies, this free module describes screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for the full spectrum of substance use. SBRIT is an evidence-based system that uses brief, validated screeners and motivational interviewing-inspired brief interventions to reduce use, harm, and/or prepare a person with a substance use problem to receive an appropriate treatment referral. Click here to review the module.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is an organization of over 145 crisis centers in the United States that respond to over 60,000 crisis calls a month. This organization works with its centers to bring them the latest in suicide assessment, emergency intervention and follow-up and supervision of crisis workers. These new practices will be presented and discussed.
Lee Judy, LCSW. started his crisis intervention work about 30 years ago as Executive Director of Life Crisis Services in St. Louis where he worked for 15 years. Since then he has been involved in national suicide prevention work with the American Association of Suicidology and now with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline where he was recently the Director of Standards, Training and Practice and is now focusing his attention to continuity of care