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SBIRT Collaborators

The Employee Assistance Professional’s Guide to Screening, Brief Intervention and Treatment Training Program is a partnership of the leading professional organizations and subject matters experts in the EAP, motivational interviewing, and addiction medicine.

The following is a list of these collaborators and a brief description of their organization:

  • Employee Assistance Professional Association (EAPA) is the world’s largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. With over 3,000 members in over 35 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world’s most relied upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession.

  • Employee Assistance Societies of North America (EASNA) is a tri-national professional association (Canada, United States, and Mexico) with more than 6,000 members who are individuals, organizations, employers, and students who are interested in advancing knowledge, research, and best practices toward achieving healthy and productive workplaces.

  • NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals is the largest membership organization serving more than 8,000 addiction counselors, educators, and other addiction-focused health care professionals who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support, and education.

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) aims to increase access to and improve the quality of addiction treatment; to educate physicians, other health care providers and the public; to support research and prevention; to promote the appropriate role of the physician in the care of patients with addiction; and to establish addiction medicine as a recognized medical specialty.

  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is an international professional membership organization with approximately 1,000 psychiatrists working with addiction.

  • Center for Clinical Social Work (CCSW) promotes clinical social work as a profession that is highly respected and clearly defined in terms of the rights of its members, the standards they adhere to and the unique abilities they bring to the challenge of helping others.

  • National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) aims to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families by working to raise public awareness, providing leadership in public policy, advocating for effective education and prevention services and facilitating and advancing professional knowledge and understanding. 

  • Hanley Foundation’s mission is to advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, and addictive behavior, including support for related research and education, with a special emphasis on treating the substance use problems of older adults.

  • Peer Assistance, Colorado State Employee Assistance Program and SBIRT Colorado provide clinical service and training to organizations delivering EAP and substance use screening, brief intervention, and treatment throughout the state of Colorado.

  • Mark Willenbring, MD, is an advisor to NIAAA and a developer of Rethinking Drinking online videos and Clinician’s Guide for prescribing medical practitioners.

  • Denise Ernst, PhD, (consultant) is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in Motivational Interviewing and has extensive experience teaching EA clinicians how to use MI approaches with clients who have alcohol and drug problems.

  • Dr. Eric Goplerud and Dr. Tracy McPherson. For nine years, Dr. Goplerud, Dr. McPherson and Center staff have been among the most visible leaders in the country working with employers, health insurers, accrediting bodies and government agencies on policy, training and quality improvement initiatives that are transforming employers’ and health insurers’ approaches.