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Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Adolescent Substance Use

May 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm +04

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) - Dr. Nour Alayan, Ph.D. RN - American University of Armenia (AUA) College of Health Sciences (CHS)

About the Event:

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based approach for universal substance use screening followed by brief intervention that is based on Motivational Interviewing. SBIRT has shown to promote early detection of substance use thus allowing early intervention and prevention of substance use disorder and overcoming the disadvantages of the traditional model of waiting for substance users to seek help.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Nour Alayan is a nursing professor and health behavior researcher, with a focus on behavior change and the use of complementary and bio-behavioral approaches that support mental health and well-being. She is currently a professor at the Hariri School of Nursing of the American University of Beirut (AUB) and clinical associate at the Wellness Center at the AUB-Medical Center Family Medicine Department.

She has a Ph.D. in Nursing from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, an M.S. in Nursing from AUB, and a B.S. in Nursing from AUB. Dr. Alayan’s work is based on mind-body science, investigating bio-behavioral treatment interventions, such as heart rate variability biofeedback, and evidence-based interventions, such as Motivational Interviewing, and Screening, Brief intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT).

Language: English


May 17
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm +04
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Turpanjian College of Health Sciences (CHS)
(060) 61 25 92, (055) 05 02 17
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Akian Art Gallery, Paramaz Avedisian Building, American University of Armenia
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Yerevan, Armenia
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