Objective/Goals The project aims to:
– Provide online training to Gateway Health providers using PERU’s evidence based SBIRT curriculum
– Assess capacity for SBIRT implementation within provider practice(s) using an evidence-based implementation framework
– Increase the number of Gateway providers screening Gateway members for substance use
– Increase the number of Gateway members with a potential substance use disorder (SUD) engaged in specialty treatment
Project Partners Gateway Health Plan, Inc.
Timeline of Project August 2019 – August 2022
Funder Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Location/Implementation site(s) Allegheny County
Innovations – Capacity Building
– Training and Education
– Patient-Centered Interventions
– Clinical Assessments
– Physical/Behavioral Health Screening
Expected Outcomes/ Sustainability  – Provide training to 10 Gateway Health Provider Practices in SBIRT
– Integrate SBIRT into the existing workflow at participating sites