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Charting Pediatrics

Jan 12, 2021

In this episode we are joined by Dr. Debbie Singer and Dr. Paula Riggs to discuss their successful collaboration screening adolescents for substance use disorders, implementing the SBIRE (screening for evaluation) vs SBIRT (referral for treatment) approach, and its rationale and effectiveness in this partnership between primary care pediatrics and psychiatry.

Debbie Singer, MD is a primary care pediatrician at Every Child Pediatrics in Denver, Colo. and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

Paul Riggs, MD is Director of the Division of Addiction Science, Prevention & Treatment; Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs for the Department of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine; and Director of the Encompass Clinic. 

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