A clinic-based substance abuse screening and treatment program is described. Using the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment model, this provides annual proactive screening of alcohol/drug use, with a brief provider response and a follow-up motivational interviewing brief intervention, with treatment provided by an embedded provider.
- Understand the value of proactive substance abuse screening in a clinical care setting.
- Describe the process of substance abuse screening for the Helping HAND program, as an example of proactive engagement with a high-risk population for hazardous substance use.
- Interact with the technology to understand the value of tablet-based screening tools.