Integration of the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Screening Instrument Into School Nurse Practice
Substance abuse in adolescents has been recognized as a public health problem at the national and global levels. Adolescents are at risk for experimenting with substances. School nurses in secondary schools are well positioned to screen and counsel students on substance use. In this project, school nurses’ self-efficacy levels increased in using the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) process posteducation, and SBIRT was integrated into school nurses’ practice. Initiatives aimed at stopping or preventing substance use are beneficial for a healthy society.
Bourgault, A., & Etcher, L. (2021). Integration of the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment screening instrument into school nurse practice. The Journal of School Nursing. Doi: 10.1177/10598405211009501
The Journal of School Nursing