ERIC promotes healthy social and emotional development in all young people by cultivating helpful emotion regulation and impulse control skills.
ERIC stands for Emotion Regulation, Impulse Control. ERIC is an evidence-based, psychological intervention that assists adolescents and young adults in developing skills to better regulate their emotions and manage impulsivity. Emotion regulation and impulse control are two areas associated with healthy emotional development and good mental health and wellbeing. ERIC is modular, meaning that it is designed to be delivered flexibly, depending on the specific needs of the young person.
ERIC was designed for young people aged 16 to 25 with particular vulnerability and complex mental health needs, such as those with multi-comorbidity (i.e., multiple simultaneous mental health diagnoses) and facing psychosocial difficulties. ERIC was co-designed and has been piloted with young people seeking treatment in alcohol and other drug (AOD), mental health, youth justice, out-of-home residential, and primary care settings. As part of the ERIC Worldview, ERIC is designed to be trauma-informed and accessible.
However, it is our belief (and research suggests) that ERIC skills could be useful for any young person, regardless of their mental health circumstances.
Any adult who is working with a young person in an established trusting, therapeutic relationship can deliver ERIC. ERIC has been piloted with youth workers, social workers, case managers, psychologists, and practitioners from AOD, mental health, youth justice, community health, and educational settings.
The ERIC resources and clinical tools can be accessed by purchasing a 12 month licence through the MEMBERS LOGIN page. The cost for a licence is $75 AUD + GST. Once payment is made, please allow up to 48 hours for your account to be created. This account will be active for 12 months, after which time there will be the option to renew. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions about purchasing an ERIC licence.