SBIRT Training

The method of delivery for the SBIRT Training will be an On-Demand program offering 1.5 Category 1B credits. The training session is provided visually by PowerPoint presentation and in audio by hearing the speaker’s voice. All other information, such as pre and post-tests, evaluations and attestation forms are included in this training course.

The SBIRT Training Project is funded in part by a grant provided by SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), supported by The New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.


Integrating Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment into the Medical Practice (SBIRT)

Danielle Cooley, DO
Associate Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Medical Director, Family Medicine

Joshua S. Coren, DO, MBA, FACOFP

Chair and Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Director, Continuing Medical Education

Joanna Petrides, PsyD
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Resident Research Director, Family Medicine
Assistant Professor, Psychology

Alison Mancuso, DO, FACOFP

Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Residency Program Director, Family Medicine


General Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Implement SBIRT in an outpatient setting.
  • Identify components of a SBIRT Program.
  • Describe motivational interviewing and its role in a patient intervention.
  • Develop workflow strategies for SBIRT.
  • Comprehend billing for SBIRT.

Method of Participation

For successful completion of this activity and awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity session and complete an attestation form, pre-test, post-test and an evaluation form. The post-test must have a passing grade of 70 to submit to the AOA for Category 1B credit.


Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. RowanSOM designates this On-Demand CME for 2 Category 1-B credits and will report the CME credits.


Consistent with the mission and vision of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, the school's Continuing Medical Education provides this program of education with the goal of improving the quality of patient care by providing lifelong education opportunities for physicians and healthcare providers.


PLEASE NOTE that the dates for the current AOA CME cycle started January 1, 2016 and will end December 31, 2018.  The AOA requires all members to earn 120 credits over a three year cycle of which 30 CME credits should be recorded in AOA Category 1-A and the remaining 90 credits may be accumulated in any category 1-A, 1-B, 2-A or 2-B.

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