Product implementation training

Teen Intervene

Teen InterveneTeen-Intervene helps youth identify the reasons they have chosen to use alcohol or other drugs, examine the effects of substance abuse in their lives, and learn to make healthier choices. Teen Intervene now includes updated information on the stages of change theory, motivational interviewing techniques, and cognitive-behavioral therapy, all incorporated into a practical, ready-to-use model.

Who should attend

  • Substance abuse counselors
  • Case managers
  • Psychologists
  • Vocational counselors
  • Teachers
  • School counselors
  • Social workers
  • Family therapists
  • Faith-based program counselors

Participants will be able to

  • explain how brain development influences an adolescent's decision-making ability
  • identify the appropriate use of SBIRT models within the substance use continuum of care
  • recognize the evidence-based practices that support Teen Intervene: stages of change, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • apply the principles and tools of the SBIRT model within your professional setting
  • implement the Teen Intervene program by using the facilitator guide and the program's supplemental resources (Youth and Drugs of Abuse DVD and materials on the CD-ROM)
  • integrate Teen Intervene as a part of a larger system and community
  • develop a Next Step Action Plan supporting the implementation of Teen Intervene with fidelity


For New York, please contact our training distributor: New York OASAS

For all other states please contact Hazelden Publishing at training@hazeldenbettyford.org or call 800-328-9000, ext. 4460.