Working together to strengthen prevention capacity in our schools, communities and coalitions is part of PACT’s mission. As respected pediatricians within our community, let’s do our part together explore the value of addressing substance use and prevention among our youth.
|Who||All Community Pediatricians|
|What||FREE SBIRT* Virtual Training (Zoom)|
‘Explore the Value of Addressing Youth Substance Use with Your Patients’
|When||Tuesday, October 19, 2021|
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Sandeep Kapoor, MD
Assistant Vice President, Addiction Services, Emergency Medicine Services; Director, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), Northwell Health; Assistant Professor, Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Science Education, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
David Gregory Fagan, MD
Vice Chair, Pediatric Administration, Ambulatory General Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Cohen Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Did You Know?
6th graders within our community already report the use of alcohol, marijuana and vape products.** Hard to believe, yet it is true!
Why You Should Attend
PACT seeks to prevent and reduce the progression of underage drinking, binge drinking and youth substance use and its related problems (ages 9-20). As a respected pediatrician in our community, please join PACT to attend our SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment) Virtual Training, presented by Northwell Health.
About The SBIRT Virtual Training
From COVID – 19 to underage drinking, vaping and substance use, today’s youth and young adults face a multitude of health risks that will impact their lives, families and our communities. Pediatricians can learn more about how the evidence based tools, timely intervention, and access to resources can improve the health and lives of their pediatric patients.
*SBIRT: Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment
**2020-21 PACT Schools’ DFC Core Measures Survey Report for Youth Grades 6-12 in Island Trees, Levittown and Massapequa Public Schools & the Farmingdale School District