Substance Use and Abuse Education School Nurse Webinar Series #7

Screening Tools, Trainings, and Toolkits
Inventory of Drug-Taking Situations (IDTS-8)
Personal Drinking Questionnaire (SOCRATES 8A)
Drug Use Questionnaire (DAST-20)

CRAFFT 2.1 Clinician Interview
CRAFFT English
CRAFFT Spanish
CRAFFT 2.0 Provider Manual

Free DSM-5 APA Measure for Substance Use

Substance Use Prevention Toolkit for Elementary Schools

Handouts and PDFs
Decisional Balance Tool
Readiness Ruler
Sampling Sobriety
National Institute of Drug Abuse (2014) Drugs, Brains, and Behavior The Science of Addiction.
National Institute of Drug Abuse (2011) Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) (2017) Underage drinking.

Websites and Organizations

Program Websites:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Centers for Disease Control and Protection

National Institute of Mental Health

Babor, T. F., Del Boca, F., & Bray, J. W. (2017). Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment: implications of SAMHSA’s SBIRT initiative for substance abuse policy and practice. Addiction, 112, 110-117.

Benningfield, M. M., Riggs, P., & Stephan, S. H. (2015). The role of schools in substance use prevention and intervention. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, 24(2), 291-303.

Chu, B. C., Skriner, L. C., & Staples, A. M. (2013). Behavioral avoidance across anxiety, depression, impulse, and conduct problems. In Transdiagnostic treatments for children and adolescents: Principles and practice (pp. 84-110). Guilford Press New York.

Committee on Substance Abuse. (2011). Substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment for pediatricians. Pediatrics, peds-2011.

Craske, M. G., Treanor, M., Conway, C. C., Zbozinek, T., & Vervliet, B. (2014). Maximizing exposure therapy: an inhibitory learning approach. Behavior research and therapy, 58, 10-23.

Dishion TJ, Nelson SE, Kavanagh K. The family check-up with high-risk adolescents: Preventing early-onset substance use by parent monitoring. Behav Ther. 2003;34(4):553-571.

Drug Enforcement Administration (2011). Get It Straight! The Facts about Drugs. Retrieved from

Johnston, L. D., Miech, R. A., O’Malley, P. M., Bachman, J. G., Schulenberg, J. E., & Patrick, M. E. (2018). Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2017: Overview, key findings on adolescent drug use.

Kann, L., McManus, T., Harris, W. A., Shanklin, S. L., Flint, K. H., Queen, B., … & Lim, C. (2018). Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2017. MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 67(8), 1.

McNeely J, Wu L, Subramaniam G, Sharma G, Cathers LA, Svikis D, et al. Performance of the Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription Medication, and Other Substance Use (TAPS) Tool for Substance Use Screening in Primary Care Patients. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:690-699. doi: 10.7326/M16-0317. Accessible at:

Mitchell, A. M., Kane, I., Lindsay, D. L., Hagle, H., Puskar, K., Aiello, J., … & Knapp, E. (2017). Educating Emergency Department Registered Nurses (EDRNs) in screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT): Changes in attitudes and knowledge over time. International emergency nursing, 33, 32-36.

Muggeo, M. A., & Ginsburg, G. S. (2018). School Nurse Perceptions of Student Anxiety. The Journal of School Nursing, 1059840517752457.

Neil, A. L., & Christensen, H. (2009). Efficacy and effectiveness of school-based prevention and early intervention programs for anxiety. Clinical psychology review, 29(3), 208-215.

Onrust, S. A., Otten, R., Lammers, J., & Smit, F. (2016). School-based programmes to reduce and prevent substance use in different age groups: What works for whom? Systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Clinical psychology review, 44, 45-59.

Scheier, L. M. (2015). Handbook of adolescent drug use prevention: Research, intervention strategies, and practice. American Psychological Association.

Silverman, W. K., & Ollendick, T. H. (2005). Evidence-based assessment of anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34(3), 380-411

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General—Executive Summary. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2016

Additional Resources
Video Resources
National Institute of Drug Abuse for Teens (2018) Videos: Exploring Drug Effects.