The paradigm shift in residential services: From the linear continuum to supported housing
- Is it worth it? Benbow, S.M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/2/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7018, p1511
Talks about the involvement of the author in the resettlement of former mental hospital patients in Great Britain. Visit to the flat of a former patient; Opposition from staff of mental hospitals; Benefits of the project for patients.
- Guest editorial a home, not housing. Posey, Thomas // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p3
Editorial. Reflects on the importance of a home for the rehabilitation and recovery of mental illness patients. Group homes as a form of community institutionalization; Board-and-care homes as a contributor to abuse and neglect; Similarity of supported and normalized housing.
- Supported housing: A critical component of effective community support. Parrish, Jacqueline // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p9
Discusses the actions of government and other organizations towards supported housing as a component of effective community support for the treatment of the mentally ill in the United States. Reasons for lack of housing; Initiatives undertaken by the national Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)...
- Supported housing for the most disabled: Suggestions for providers. Brown, Mary Alice; Wheeler, Tom // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p59
Describes supported housing services provided to individuals targeted by the state Mental Health Division as most at risk of psychiatric hospitalization by the Laurel Hill Center in Eugene, Oregon. Includes money management; Structuring of time; Staff skills and attitudes; Organizational support.
- Assertive community treatment as a supported housing approach. Witheridge, Thomas F. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p69
Examines the contributions of the assertive community treatment field to the development of a supported housing approach to housing for the mentally ill. Residential strategies used by community treatment workers; Description of the Thresholds Bridge Program in Chicago, Illinois.
- The supportive housing program in Winnipeg. Chipperfield, Susan; Aubry, Tim // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p91
Profiles the Supported Housing Program (SHP) of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in the Winnipeg Region, Manitoba. Focus on consumer-directed service provision; Availability of staff and volunteer resources; Program outcomes.
- Supported housing: An evaluation agenda. Carling, Paul J. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p95
Focuses on supported housing for the mentally-ill. Proposal of a tentative operational definition; Dilemmas involved in evaluating supported housing programs; Strategy for designing evaluation studies.
- The relationship between residential treatment and supported housing in a community system of... Fields, Steve // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p105
Discusses the role of residential treatment services for the mentally-ill in a system of care which includes supported housing. Misconceptions of residential treatment; Form and function of residential treatment; Potential abuse of supported housing.
- Challenges and strategies for implementing supported housing. Ridgway, Priscilla; Zipple, Anthony M. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p115
Summarizes the elements of supported housing for the mentally-ill and some of the issues and challenges involved in developing such approaches. Housing development; Financing methods; Demands on service providers; Need for licensing, monitoring and quality assurance systems.