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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
 Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Services

Holly Hagle, PhD, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for Youth.

Classic, Ellen and Woodward, Susan. ( 2014).  Effectiveness of alcohol brief interventions in general practice. British Journal of Nursing, 23(11), 574 - 580.

Bracer, B, Puskar, K, Mitchell, A., Hagle, H., Gothan, H., and Terry, M. (2014).Nursing Students’ Experiences With Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for Substance Use in the Clinical/Hospital Setting. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 25 (3), & Volume 25 & Number 3, 122- 129. 

Richmond, M., Shepher, J., Pampel, F., Wood, R., Reimann, B., and Fischer, l. (2014). 

Associations between Substance Use, Depression and Work Outcomes: An Evaluation Study of Screening and Brief Intervention in a Large EAP. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health. 29(1). January- March.

Richard L. Brown,; D. Paul Moberg,; Joyce B. Allen,; Candace T. Peterson,; Laura A. Saunders,; Mia D. Croyle,; Robin M. Lecoanet,; Sarah M. Linnan,; Kim Breidenbach,; and Scott B. Caldwell,. (2014). A Team Approach to Systematic Behavioral Screening and Intervention.The American Journal of Managed Care.  Vol. 20, No. 4.  e11 – e121.

Johnson, J. A., Seale, J. P., Shellenberger, S., Hamrick, M., & Lott, R. (2013). Impact of system-level changes and training on alcohol screening and brief intervention in a family medicine residency clinic: A pilot study. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, & Policy, 8, 9.

Reducing alcohol-related health risks: The role of the nurse. Nursing StandardGovier. A., & Rees, C. (2013)., 27(50), 42-46.

BIG: Blip or Historic Moment. Herlihy, P. and Mickenberg, J. (2013). BIG:  Journal of Employee Assistance. Vol. 43 no. 2 - 2nd Quarter 2013 43(2), 8-12

Broyles, L. (2012). An interview with lauren broyles, PhD, RN, nurse researcher. interview by joan kub. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 23(2), 143-145.

Finnell, D. S. (2012). A clarion call for nurse-led SBIRT across the continuum of care. Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, 36(7), 1134-1138.

SBIRT Colorado: Literature Review Summary 2012 . SBIRT Colorado: Evidence-based Approach for Better Health.

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). SAMSHA. (2012). KEEP

SBIRT Reopens and EAP Debate. Herlihy, Patricia. (2011).  Addictions Professionals. March/April. Vol.9.2. pp.12-17. KEEP

SBIRT at Work: The “BIG” Initiative. Goplerud, Eric and McPhearson, Tracy  (2010)  .The Journal of Employee Assistance. (4th Quarter) Vol 40 #4. Pp 16 – 19.  KEEP

EAPs Invited to Join ‘BIG’ Initiative (2010). E Eric Goplerud, Tracy L. McPherson, Patricia Herlihy & Dave Sharar. Vol 13, No 9, September, p1-2. KEEP ( NOTE Deleted incorrect one and replaced with correct information…)

EAPs Think BIG to Identify More Problem Drinking .Chambers, B., (October 21, 2010).  KEEP – (NEED SLIDES – WILL SEND)

What to do About Substance Abuse.Grossman, R., (Nov 1, 2010).  HR Magazine. SRHM Publications KEEP

Hyman, Z., & Crosby, F. (2010). Study of implementation of a guideline for brief alcohol intervention in primary care. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 25(1), 46-55.

EAPS Incorporate SBI for Alcohol for all Callers in New Pilot Initiative. (September, 2010). Alcohol and Drug Abuse Weekly, 22(35). 1-3. KEEP

EAP Use of SBIRT increases identification of Alcohol Abuse by 50%.(2010). Open Minds Weekly Newswire. KEEP

Delivering Brief Alcohol-related interventions in telephonic EAPs. Greenwood, G., Goplerud, E., McPherson, T.L., Azocar, F., Baker, El, & Dybdahl, S.  (2010).  Journal of Employee Assistance, 3rd QTR,16-18.

McPherson, T.L., Goplerud, E., Derr, D., Mickenberg, J., Courtemanche, S. (2010). Telephonic Screening and Brief Intervention for Alcohol Misuse Among Workers Contacting the Employee Assistance Program: A Feasibility Study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 29, 641–646.

Greenwood, G., Goplerud, E., McPherson, T.L., Azocar, F., Baker, E., & Dybdahl, S. (2010). Alcohol Screening & Brief Intervention (SBI) in Telephonic EAP. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health.

McPherson, T.L., Goplerud, E., Olufokunbi-Sam, D., Jacobus-Kantor, L., Lusby-Treber, K., Walsh, T. (2009). Workplace alcohol screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT): A survey of employer and vendor practices. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 24(3)

Goplerud, Eric and McPherson, Tracy (2010).  SBIRT at Work: The “BIG” Initiative. The Journal of Employee Assistance. (4th Quarter) Vol 40 #4. Pp 16 – 19.

EAPS Incorporate SBI for Alcohol for all Callers in New Pilot Initiative. (September, 2010). Alcohol and Drug Abuse Weekly, 22(35). 1-3.

Goplerud, E. & McPherson, T.L. The BIG (Brief Intervention Group) Initiative: SBIRT at Work. (2010). Center on Integrated Behavioral Health Policy, Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems, Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University Medical Center. Washington, DC. Employee Benefit News.

Sharar, D., Goplerud, E., & McPherson, T.L. (2010.) Workplace Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and EAPs: What Employers Need to Know. Health and Productivity Management.

Goplerud, E. McPherson, T.L., Herlihy, P., & Sharar, D. (September, 2010). EAPs Invited to Join the BIG Initiative. Employee Assistance Report, 13(9), 1-3,6,8

Greenwood, G., Goplerud, E., McPherson, T.L., Azocar, F., Baker, E., & Dybdahl, S. (August, 2010). Delivering brief alcohol-related interventions in telephonic EAPs. Journal of Employee Assistance, 3rd Quarter, 16-18.

Keough, V. A., & Jennrich, J. A. (2009). Including a screening and brief alcohol intervention program in the care of the obstetric patient. JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 38(6), 715-722.

Lacey, J. (2009). Alcohol brief interventions: Exploring perceptions and training needs. Community Practitioner, 82(6), 30-33.

Workplace Alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT): A Survey of Employer and Vendor Practices. McPherson, T.L., Goplerud, E. Olufokunbi-Sam, D., Jacobus-Kantor, L. Lusby-Treber, K., Walsh, T. (2009).    Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 24 (3).

Schweer, L. H. (2009). Pediatric SBIRT: Understanding the magnitude of the problem. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 16(3), 142-147.