Screening & Brief Intervention Training

There are currently no in-person SBIRT Colorado trainings scheduled. 

Questions? Contact Amber Quartier, SBIRT Colorado Program Coordinator at 303-369-0039, ext. 250.



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The Impact of Alcohol on Patient Health: Protocols for Screening Intervention

Pamela Ballou-Nelson, RN, MSPH, PhD, Michael Weitzner, MD, Dylan Ross, PhD, LPCC, LMFT: “The Impact of Alcohol on Patient Health: Protocols for Screening Intervention” webinar (January 2017) The webinar’s corresponding document by Pamela Ballou-Nelson, RN, MSPH, PhD: SBIRT Assessment with Recommendations, Phases II & III report (January 2017)


SBIRT Colorado Fall 2016 Meeting

Pamela Ballou-Nelson, RN, MSPH, PhD, Stephen P. Melek, FSA, MAAA: How Can SBIRT Enhance Value-Based Payment? recorded presentation (November 2016)

Pamela Ballou-Nelson, RN, MSPH, PhD: SBIRT Assessment with Recommendations report (November 2016) , PowerPoint Presentation Slides (November 2016)

Stephen P. Melek, FSA, MAAA: SBIRT Analysis Financial impact for practices that implemented Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for substance use report (November 2016)PowerPoint Presentation Slides (November 2016)

SBIRT Colorado 10 Year Event

SBIRT Colorado 10 Year Event Summary (July 2016)

Cassidy Smith, MPH, Director of SBIRT Colorado: SBIRT Colorado: Building the future on a decade of progress (June 2016)

Melissa Richmond, PhD, Director of Research & Evaluation, OMNI Institute: SBIRT Colorado: Program Evaluation Data (June 2016)


Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Program of Peer Assistance Services, Inc., in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Clinical Challenges in Opioid Prescribing: Balancing Safety & Efficacy 


Carolyn Swenson, MSPH, MSN, FNP: HealthTeamWorks: Brief Interventions for Marijuana; Clinical Guideline Supplement on Marijuana
Brie Reimann, MPA, Peer Assistance Services, Inc. and Jennifer L. Shepherd, PhD: Special Populations: SBIRT and Marijuana Use and SBIRT and Women of Child-bearing Age

A Commemoration: Five Years of Accomplishments, Lessons Learned and Future Possibilities

Melissa Richmond, PhD, OMNI Institute: SBIRT Colorado, Lessons Learned
Eric Goplerud, PhD: The Future of SBIRT in Hospitals


SBIRT Colorado and Colorado Hospital Association: The Cost of Doing Nothing

Eric Goplerud: The Business Case for Hospital SBRT: Update on Joint Commission SBIRT Measures
Kerry B. Broderick, MSN, MD, Denver Health Medical Center: Impacts of an Urban SBIRT Program
Kerry B. Broderick, MSN, MD: The SBIRT Program and the BNI/Brief Conversation
Craig Field, PhD, MPH and Chris Dunn, PhD: Screening and Brief Intervention
Holly Hedegaard, MD, MSPH and Jess Hawke, PhD: Alcohol and Substance Use by Colorado Trauma Patients