clubhouse model


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clubhouse model

A peer/staff collaborative approach for supporting independent community living by people with mental illnesses.
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More research is needed on the operation of the clubhouse model and its many variations and adaptations in different settings and with differing member characteristics.
Really, the strength of this clubhouse model is people feeling better about themselves, so they can try different things.
A recent response to this dilemma is Jackson's (2001) excellent use of the clubhouse model to illustrate generalist practice.
Among the many psychiatric rehabilitation models in current practice, the clubhouse model and the community support system (CSS) model deserve special attention.
We know the Intel Computer Clubhouse model works and are impressed by its track record of success.