Faculty

Michelle Briegel

Michelle Briegel

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Administrative Title: Department of Child Studies and Social Work

Areas of Instruction

Profession of child and youth care, leadership and collaboration, capstone, child and youth care counsellor certification, fieldwork, working with vulnerable children, youth and families, assessment and intervention, Interdisciplinary practice, coaching, athletic development, first aid, triage, pain management, counselling, learning through play, ICU nursing etc.

Degrees

M.Ed. Concordia University

B.AJS. Mount Royal University

Phone: 403.440.6248

Email: mbriegel@mtroyal.ca


Scholarly Interests

  • persistence and retention of post-secondary students
  • student engagement
  • student support
  • child and youth care counsellor development
  • psychological first aid of children, youth and families in crisis
  • relational practice
  • international student support
  • international child and youth care leadership
  • community project collaboration

 
Professional Community Service Interests

  • Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta, National Child Day Calgary Committee
  • Child and Youth Care Network (CYC-Net) Students Discussion Group

Publications

Briegel, M. (2016). Re-thinking Professional Development of Child and Youth Care Practitioners. Journal of Relational Child and Youth Care Practice. Volume 30, Issue 3.

Briegel, M. (2013). Boom or bust? ... I say BOOM!. Journal of Relational Child and Youth Care Practice, 6(1), 26.

Briegel, M. (2013). Reprint of Boom or bust? … I say BOOM!. CYC-net Online Journal.
 
Conference Papers

Briegel, M. and Sibbald, P (2016). Exploring the professional presentation of Child and Youth Care Professionals through International Collaboration. Unity through Relationship Annual Conference. Dublin, Ireland.

Briegel, M. and Sibbald, P (2016). Investigating the professional presentation of Child and Youth Care Professionals. Alberta Child and Youth Care Association Provincial Conference. Calgary, Alberta.

Briegel, M. (2016). Examining the profession by: Exploring the professional presentation of Child and Youth Care Professionals. Ontario Provincial Child and Youth Care Conference. Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Briegel, M. and Sibbald, P. (2016). National Presentation: Exploring the professional presentation of Child and Youth Care Professionals. National Child and Youth Care Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia.
 
Research and Scholarship in Progress

The impact of natural disasters in children, youth, and families social and emotional well-being.

2017 Supporting Students who are parents towards academic success.

2017 International CYC Student Discussion