Providing tools to assess the needs of Florida's children and their families.

Providing tools to assess the needs of Florida's children and their families.

Richard Briscoe

Dr. Richard Briscoe retired from USF Spring 2012. Dr. Richard Briscoe has more than 35 years of experience in providing mental health and support services and in training mental health professionals. His interests are strengths of African-American families, culturally competent participatory community-based research with African-American communities, and the development strategies to improve service delivery systems within neighborhood-based programs to reduce health, education, social service and related economic disparities. He specializes in University-Community partnerships and in training minorities in the mental health profession. Dr. Briscoe is the recipient of the First Annual Kente Award (2002), African-American Advisory Board, University of South Florida, the Community Leadership Award (2003) Seventh Annual Harvest of Hope Awards Banquet by the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope, In 2008, Dr. Briscoe was the received the Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership, an honor that each year recognizes eight community leaders from around the country for their outstanding contributions to their communities and the Herbert Carrington Award for the Educator and Man of the Year by the 100 Back Men of Tampa Bay. In 2009, he was nominated as one of the 100 Influential African Americans in Tampa in the Tampa Tribune.