Friday, December 16, 2016  *  The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center  *  Roanoke, Virginia

Notice: The program is being rescheduled for the spring and a new date will be announced soon.

Conference Objectives

  1. Discuss the SBIRT Model: its definition and the evidence suggesting improved patient outcomes and potential cost savings.
  2. Identify patterns of use for specific populations and standardized instruments that are evidenced based for those populations.
  3. Discuss implementation of SBIRT interventions into primary care settings, emergency departments, and community health centers.
  4. Identify the concepts of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and how to gain expertise in the approach.
  5. Discuss the reimbursement for SBIRT that will improve financial sustainability for the integrated healthcare center.

For More Information Contact:

Linda Ely
Assistant Professor
RU School of Nursing

Who Should Attend

Healthcare administrators, physicians, nurses, counse-lors/therapists, juvenile justice officers, FQHC and community center administrators and providers, community service board providers, school administrators and nurses, primary care providers.


exterior photo of the hotel The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Avenue
Roanoke, Virginia 24016
Tel: (540) 985-5900
Fax: (540) 853-8290

The historic Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center is situated alongside downtown Roanoke in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, just minutes from Roanoke Regional Airport.

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This conference is made possible (in part) by TI025984 from SAMHSA: SBIRT Training for Students in Health Professions in Rural Southwest Virginia.

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