NYC Hep-SBIRT Training
Hep-SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) is a standardized alcohol screening and brief intervention tailored for hepatitis patients.
The NYC Health Department is offering free 4 hour Hep-SBIRT trainings in 2015 for credentialed professionals.
Credentialed professionals are licensed or certified by the NYS Department of Education and include: LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, MD, DO, PA, NP, RN and Licensed Psychologist.
SBIRT is reimbursable under medicaid, medicare and private insurance. Completion of the 4â€Hour Hep-SBIRT training satisfies the NYS requirement to bill for SBIRT services.
Training Covers: Standardized screening tools, tailored alcohol counseling messages for hepatitis patients, stage of change theory, motivational interviewing techniques, and documentation, billing and implementation guidance.
2015 Training Dates
February 27 (1 - 5 PM)
April 27 (1 - 5 PM)
July 9 (1 - 5 PM)
NYC DOH, 42-09 28th St, Long Island City - Queens
Training will be provided by:
John Mcateer, LCSW-R | SBIRT Health Care Systems Coordinator
Elena A. Ivanina, D.O. | Public Health/Preventive Medicine Resident
Nirah Johnson, LCSW | Viral Hepatitis
The Hep-SBIRT model and training was developed by the NYC Department of Health Viral Hepatitis Surveillance, Prevention & Control Program and the Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care & Treatment with the support and feedback of NYC Hep C Task Force & NYC Hep B Coalition partners. #HepFreeNYC