About the SBIRT Training

This virtual introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training will provide an overview of the SBIRT framework, provide evidence for the value and efficacy of SBIRT, introduce basics for each step of SBIRT, and offer SBIRT best practices and recommendations. This SBIRT training is geared toward medical and behavioral health administrators and providers who are interested in learning about and potentially integrating SBIRT into their care setting.


The event will take place over two days on Zoom on June 7-8, 2022 from 9:00am - 1:30pm AK.

Registration is now open. Please scroll past the agenda to register!

*Times subject to change. 

June 7, 2022 - Day 1 Agenda

9:00a - 9:30a             Welcome & Introductions

9:30a - 10:30a            Introduction to SBIRT

10:30a - 10:45a           Break

10:45a - 11:45a            Screening Patients for Substance Use

11:45a - 12:15p             Lunch

12:15p - 1:30p             Intro to Motivational Interviewing as a Key Skill

June 8, 2022 - Day 2 Agenda

9:00a - 10:15a        Brief Intervention: The Brief Negotiated Interview

10:15a - 11:00a        Referral to Treatment

11:00a - 11:30a        SBIRT Q&A; Best Practices

11:30a - 12:00p       Lunch

12:00p - 1:00p       SBIRT Panel Discussion

1:00p - 1:30p          Wrap up and Closing

Register today!

Registration is now closed. Resources for the training are below. 
Dates: June 7-8, 2022
Times: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. AKT*
*Times subject to change



Amber Murray, BSN, MA is a Senior Technical Expert Lead at JBS International, Inc. (JBS) where she collaborates with federal, state, and local partners to develop and distribute behavioral health curricula, training, and technical assistance. She focuses on directing and supporting efforts to integrate behavioral health into primary healthcare settings for federally funded community health centers nationwide. She assists healthcare organizations in achieving systems transformation supporting behavioral health initiatives and the implementation of evidence-based practices, particularly Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) into care settings. She has worked with organizations to adopt an integrated care culture, analyze and adapt workflows to more efficiently provide integrated care, and supported adoption and implementation of integrated care best practices. Prior to JBS, she worked as an RN in both inpatient and outpatient settings, serving patients in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, hospice, and home health. Ms. Murray holds degrees in psychology, nursing, and education and human development. She is dedicated to supporting healthcare systems transformation that results in comprehensive, equitable care for those in need. 


Jody Kamon, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist, evaluation director and co-founder of the Center for Behavioral Health Integration, LLC. Dr. Kamon has 20+ years' experience as researcher and evaluator, clinician, consultant, and trainer and is co-author of 18 publications on a variety of SUD treatment topics including family-based treatment, SBIRT, and cultural and linguistic competency. Dr. Kamon's goal is to support community and medical organizations to effectively implement, evaluate, and sustain evidence-based practices for addressing behavioral health issues and enhancing the well-being of individuals and families.


Joe Hyde, MA, LMHC, CAS is a Senior Technical Expert Lead at JBS and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addictions Specialist. Joseph Hyde has extensive experience planning, managing, and directing TTA programs for federal and state agencies, community health centers and behavioral health providers. These programs address systems improvement, workforce development, and adoption of evidence-based practices (EBPs) for the early identification (SBIRT) and treatment of mental illness, alcohol use disorders, opioid use disorders and other substance use disorders. Mr. Hyde has over 20 years' experience providing training to primary care, behavioral health and hospitals facilitating screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) adoption and integration of behavioral health services in primary care; brief cognitive behavioral therapy; and medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (MOUD). Mr. Hyde has 30 years' experience in instructional design and lead the development of SAMHSA's national Core SBIRT Curriculum. He has directed multiple TTA projects facilitating adoption of evidence-based practices and is a clinical instructor in the Department of Social Welfare at Stony Brook University.


Win Turner, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, evaluator, and instructor in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Effective Interventions for Youth & Families and Healthcare Integration. Dr. Turner in-house subject matter expert (part-time) for JBS for SAMHSA's Knowledge Application Program and co-founder of the Center for Behavioral Health Integration. Currently, Dr. Turner's primary work is helping communities increase the capacity to deliver effective integrated healthcare for substance use, co-occurring disorders and other social determinants impacting wellness. Dr. Turner is helping to advance the implementation of integrated care in hospital departments, community medical centers and other entities through program development, evaluation and training. He is the project director for Spectrum Youth & Family Center's SAMHSA funded SBIRT initiative and a clinical instructor for Stony Brook University Health Sciences Department. He also is co-owner of the Center for Behavioral Health Integration; a small collaborative of psychologists, social workers, helping evaluate and train in the behavioral health sciences. Recent publications include an author for a chapter in APA's upcoming SBIRT Guide, SAMHSA's Brief Integrated Treatment Manual for SBIRT & a new Interventionist's Guide for Working with Risky Marijuana Use. In the past, Dr. Turner has participated on expert panels for Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the National Drug Court Institute (NDCI), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), the New York Times and Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ.


Genevieve Casey, MSW, is a Program Coordinator for the State of Alaska, Division of Behavioral Health and serves as a content expert in brief intervention, Motivational Interviewing, and SBIRT. She served as the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Coordinator for the state for 9 years and has worked with the Prevention Unit for 15 years. Genevieve has served in the fields of trauma informed service, family reunification, emergency mental health service, in-patient behavioral health services, and counseling for over 25 years. She began her social work career in Alaska in Child abuse prevention, doing home visiting with parents with new children (birth to five years). Genevieve has been a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 2006. She has provided Motivational Interviewing, Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral (SBIRT) training and consultation to a variety of Alaskan Service Providers including the Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP), the Alaska Therapeutic Courts, and Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc. Ms. Casey received her undergraduate degree from Western Washington University and the Master of Social Work from the University of Alaska, Anchorage.