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.
Over 260 participants from approximately 100 Clubhouses from across America are expected to attend the conference, which is presented by Clubhouse International in response to the growing demand from US Clubhouses to create a national voice for the Clubhouse model
- one of the most cost-effective solutions for people living with serious mental illness.
The Genesis Club works on a clubhouse model
, which calls for partnership between its members and staff.
Some examples of psychiatric rehabilitation-related books and book chapters are Moxley's (1997) chapter on clinical social work in psychiatric rehabilitation, which appeared in Brandell's Theory and Practice in Clinical Social Work; several chapters in Williams and Eli's (1998) Advances in Mental Health Research; Rapp's (1998) The Strengths Model: Case Management with People Suffering from Severe and Persistent Mental Illness; and Jackson's (2001) recent use of the clubhouse model
to illustrate a wide range of generalist social work values, theory, and skills.
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.
A second pillar of the Clubhouse model
is a transitional employment program in which local employers provide members with paid employment of 15-20 hours a week for six to nine months.