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Please listen to our most recent webinar on the Introduction to the Social and Behavioral Instruments (SABI) Database: A One Stop Shop for Valid and Reliable HIV Measures to learn more about how the SABI database was created and to see a live demo on how to use SABI.

Learn the fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing and explore its application in public health contexts through our Motivational Interviewing blogs.


Join our regular trainings for research professionals hosted by the Social and Behavioral Sciences Core. Access our open-source training materials here.

SABI Database

Explore our Social and Behavioral Instruments (SABI) Database, a user-friendly database of instruments (also called measures or scales) measuring social and behavioral constructs relevant to HIV research. Find and compare comprehensive list of instruments used to measure various social and behavioral domains in HIV research. Visit our website to access the SABI database.

Journal Selection Database

Discover our Journal Selection Database, featuring information on journals frequently publishing UNC CFAR-assisted articles. This resource aids researchers in selecting target journals and provides an overview of submission requirements, including impact factor, acceptance rates, costs, and formatting details. Our Social and Behavioral Sciences Core also offers in-person consultation services for guidance. Submit a service request for assistance with journal selection.

Training Tools

Survey Development 101 resource.

Explore Survey Development 101, a resource provided by the UNC CFAR Social & Behavioral Sciences Core. Learn about the fundamentals of survey development and enhance your research skills. Click here to access the Survey Development 101 resources