Resource

Missouri Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment: Grant Highlights 2008-2013

Missouri Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment: Grant Highlights 2008-2013 - Document

Website: https://www.mosbirt.org/
Principal Investigator: Hile, Matthew

Document Description

Author: Rita E Adkins, MPA

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) was developed as a public health model to provide universal screening for risky substance use in health care setting. Those at risk are offered early interventional services from trained health coaches designed to help patients make behavioral changes that can lead to a healthier lifestyle. The Missouri SBIRT program, MOSBIRT, emphasizes prevention, early detection, and early intervention of risky substance use. The program teaches providers and patients to view risky substance use from a health perspective, and provides individualized information based on the patient’s needs. MOSBIRT began in 2009 and has been successfully implemented at health care facilities in Springfield, Columbia, and St. Louis. In 2012, MOSBIRT was extended to all of Missouri’s Health Homes (18 Federally Qualified Health Centers and 6 Hospital Affiliated Clinics) with over 60 new locations in all. Results from the original sites on the project are presented here, supplemented by data from the expansion sites. A random sample of patients that screened positive for at‐risk alcohol and substance use were administered a six month follow‐up interview, and the outcomes from the study are also included in this report.

Related Resources

Professional Training – Conference Planning

Let us help you coordinate your next training event.

Learn More

Missouri Student Survey Reports and Questions, 2010-2014

This report discusses results from the biannual student survey of Missouri youth in 6th-12th grade from 2010-2014 and provides a cross tab analysis of question wording by year.

Learn More

Evidence-Based Practice in a Children’s System of Care

In this presentation, Dr. Carter explains Evidence-Based Practices and how they apply to providing services and supports to children and families. She discusses how to select a practice, and how to apply it. Likewise, she explains when not to rely exclusively on Evidence-Based Practices. This is a frank, open conversation regarding the often challenging world of finding the right treatment strategies for the children you serve.

Learn More