Northstar will be hosting a free live webcast on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). The training will cover screening for gambling problems, motivational prelude to engagement and participation in behavior change process and, if indicated, referral to treatment. The webcast will be presented by Ken Winters, Ph.D., director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research at the University of Minnesota, and takes place on June 25 from 1:30 to 3 p.m CDT.

Log in Instructions. Visit this website: Adobe Connect Audience URL: http://conferencingservicesevents.adobeconnect.com/crbs39927066/. Join as a guest by entering your full name, then click on “Enter Room.”

You may listen to the audio on your computer or by calling in on the phone. Call 1-866-551-3680 and use pin code 57900645. To participate in the Q&A during the presentation press 0 on your phone or request operator assistance by following instructions on your screen.

System Setup & Compatibility. Check To ensure your system meets the requirements for a successful event, please take a moment to test your system now by clicking on this URL: http://conferencingservicesevents.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm (note: you do not need the “add on” to participate).

March is Problem Gambling Month