BRISC for Clinicians
BRISC (Brief Intervention for School Clinicians) is an evidence-based, structured intervention that focuses on problem-solving and skill building with students.
1.5-day training; attendance is required for both days.
Ask your mental health lead/ manager to check SMHO portal calendar for the upcoming training dates.
BRISC is an engagement, triage, and brief intervention strategy that is based on CBT principles and well-suited to students with mild to moderate mental health problems. The student’s goals are addressed using one or more research-based strategies matched to student needs.
BRISC is delivered over approximately four sessions and emphasizes both social-emotional and academic outcomes.
BRISC includes initial and follow-up assessment, as well as ongoing progress monitoring to assist the clinicians in their decision-making process.
Clinicians must use BRISC with at least two (2) students after the training.
Managers/supervisors/MHL should also take part in the BRISC training, in addition to the supervisor training.
Managers/supervisors/MHL will support the uptake of the intervention in their school boards.