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UC partnering in webinar on treatments for young people at risk for substance use disorders

A free webinar, "Tailoring Conversations and Treatment to Adolescents and Young Adults at Risk for Substance Use Disorder" is being offered Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Designed for health care professionals working with youth and  young adults in the fields of nursing, pharmacy, medicine, social work, counseling and teaching, the webinar is co-sponsored by the University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences and College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services.

This session is part of the SBIRT webinar series. SBIRT, which stands for screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment, is a comprehensive, integrated public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance abuse disorders, as well as those who are at risk of developing those disorders. The webinar series is part of the Adolescent SBIRT project which is a collaboration with the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. Funding is provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

Click here for more information about the webinar and here to register.