Brief Interventions

Alcohol Alert # 66

About the Course:

This Alcohol Alert will examine the role of brief interventions in a variety of different settings.


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

July 2005


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about brief interventions. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define and describe a brief intervention.

  2. Explain how to administer an intervention.

  3. Identify different types of interventions in different types of settings.

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