Upcoming Trainings and Conferences


Check back for more upcoming trainings.


Clinical Skills in the Era of Legal Cannabis

When: July 29th, 2016

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Where: Therapeutic Health Services, Rainier Branch in Seattle, WA

No cost to King County workforce, continuing education credit available.

Hosted by The Northwest Technology Transfer Center


Medication Assisted Treatment

When: July 22th, 2016

Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Where: Sound Mental Health in Tukwila, WA

Continuing education credit available.

Hosted by The Northwest Technology Transfer Center




Online Training

Below is a list of online SBIRT training opportunities. The trainings with a STAR meet the HCA four hour training requirement for Medicaid billing.




4-hour Self Paced, Online Course with CME credit available!


6 credits of SBIRT training and you can purchase a certificate for $25-$35 depending if you are a member


4 hours of SBIRT training for $50 (group rates are available)


1.75 CEU/CMEs credits for medical professionals. You can sign up for a free Medscape account to access the training.



The Oregon SBIRT project has several SBIRT trainings videos demonstrating clinical principles and processes.


The ENA offers two, one hour trainings. (1) Nurse led SBIRT in the ED; and (2) Managerial consideration for SBIRT implementation in the ED.


Simulation modules to practice SBIRT and Motivational Interviewing (MI). These modules allow you to practice your skills and learn how to be more effective with MI.


IRETA is the designated SBIRT research institute for SAMHSA, offering several free special topics webinars related to SBIRT, substance abuse, and mental health. Continuing education credits may be available.


3 credit hours of SBIRT training. This training is a great refresher course to brush up on SBIRT knowledge and skills.


The SECSAT training provides a good SBIRT overview, with pre and post tests to test learning.


SBIRT Training Requirements

If you qualify to provide or supervise SBIRT services under Apple Health (Medicaid) you must complete four hours of SBIRT training. Attending a four SBIRT training from any agencies listed below will meet the Health Care Authority (HCA) billing requirement for Apple Health. You must submit your SBIRT training certificate of completion to HCA in order to bill. Review the WASBIRT Reimbursement page for more information on who can bill Apple Health for SBIRT services.







Mail or fax a copy of your SBIRT certificate along with your NPI number to:

Provider Enrollment

PO Box 45562

Olympia, WA 98504-5562

Fax: 360-725-2144