SBIRT in New Mexico School Based Health Centers
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Part of a two-part webinar series on SBIRT to reduce and prevent substance use in schools. This webinar series was created for stakeholders in New Mexico, but is open to all participants.
A discussion of SBIRT for New Mexico state providers in School-Based Health Centers
Tim Condon, Ph.D. is a Research Professor at the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA). Trained as a neuroscientist, he has over thirty years of experience in the substance abuse and addiction research field. He currently is involved in a number of projects related to intersection of public health and public safety, healthcare policy reform and implementation science, school-based health, and the integration of behavioral and physical health systems. Prior to joining CASAA, Dr. Condon was Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health. While serving as the NIDA Deputy Director, Dr. Condon provided leadership in developing, implementing, and managing NIDA’s research programs and strategic priorities. His focus, research and policy interests were in implementing evidence-based practices in real life setting such as community treatment centers and primary care practices. He continues to work closely with all segment of the community to bring much needed research on substance abuse and addictions to NM.
Brett Harris, DrPH, is Project Evaluator of the federally funded New York State SBIRT (NYSBIRT) cooperative agreement which delivers SBIRT in Sexually Transmitted Disease clinics and Tuberculosis Chest Centers in New York City and emergency departments and a federally qualified health center in Jefferson County near Fort Drum. She has worked at the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Research and Development Unit for over four years and, besides her work on NYSBIRT, she is an integral team member for SBIRT in school-based health centers (SBHCs).