SBIRT For Youth Learning Community Webinar: Featuring Bridget Murphy and Evan Elkin

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Description

With funding provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Reclaiming Futures at Portland State University is implementing a five site pilot of a new SBIRT model with juvenile justice involved-youth (SBIRT JJ). The five sites are located in Vermont, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington. This webinar provides an overview and description of the SBIRT setting, intervention, implementation process, and cross-site evaluation and its differentiation between adult models. Special SBIRT implementation considerations within juvenile justice settings are discussed.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learners will differentiate between Youth SBIRT in juvenile justice settings and adult models.
  • Learners will identify the Reclaiming Futures SBIRT JJ sites and its implementation setting and characteristics.
  • Learners will recognize the special implementation considerations relevant for SBIRT JJ.

Presenter

Bridget Murphy, M.Ed. is a Program and Policy Analyst at Portland State University, Reclaiming Futures. She coordinates the Conrad Hilton funded five site SBIRT initiative with youth involved in juvenile justice, the topic of this webinar. Bridget has more than two decades of experience in the behavioral health field and has worked as a provider, project director/principal investigator, evaluator, consultant, and federal contractor.

Evan Elkin, M.A. is Executive Director of Reclaiming Futures and the model developer for SBIRT-JJ. Evan is an experienced clinician and researcher and a nationally respected innovator and policy advisor to government and non-profits on treatment and juvenile justice and child welfare reform.

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