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Study participants sought for free online screening and motivational training course

July 12th, 2016

SBIRT Study Information

Study Participants Sought

ORCAS, a mobile health research and development company, with funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, invites you to take part in a brand new, EAPA hosted online training program designed to help EA professionals increase their skill set and feel confident using Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques. Study participants will receive 9 hours of in-depth training using state-of-the-art technology for FREE (a $450 value) and earn 9 PDHs in Domain III, NAADAC, NASW (pending approval), NBCC (pending approval), CE contact hours.

If selected to participate, you will learn how to routinely screen EAP clients for alcohol use, conduct a brief motivational interview for those who screen positive, and facilitate referrals for additional care.

The course can be completed at your convenience during specified weeks between August-October 2016. To qualify, you must work in the United States and have had less than 6 hours of training in SBIRT and MI in the last year. If you qualify, you will complete:

   a 9 hour online training course with modules in MI and SBIRT

  3 brief online surveys

   Additional brief evaluation at the end of the study to obtain PDH/CE contact hour certificate

Interested? Take the eligibility survey and sign up at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sbirtstudy.

Course registration will open on the EAPA website mid-July.  Qualified professionals will be notified when registration is open.

Spread the Word! Limited time opportunity!

The recruitment period ends Friday, August 15 or once 350 professionals have qualified to participate in the study!EAP Owners/Directors/Network Managers: Please download this flyer and invite all of your EAP staff and all affiliates who conduct EAP assessments to participate!
EAPA Chapter/Branch Leaders: Please distribute this flyer to all contacts on your e-mail lists!

9 PDH/CE Contact Hours:

PDHs authorized by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission
NAADAC, NASW* , and NBCC** CE contact hours

Partial credit is not available.

*”This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers”

**”EAPA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6418. EAPA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.”

 Have questions? Please get in touch: j.price@eapassn.org 703.387.1000 x340 or sbirt@orcasinc.com

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