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model

noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
Associated concepts: Model Code
See also: absolute, arrangement, build, case, code, copy, criterion, design, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplary, forge, form, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, laudable, make, norm, paradigm, paragon, paramount, pattern, precedent, principle, produce, professional, prototype, representative, rule, sample, specimen, standard, stellar, style, symbol, typical

MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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Jackson's (2000) book on the clubhouse model, subtitled Empowering Applications of Theory to Generalist Practice, described how the model is designed to empower and provided examples of empowering acts that can be initiated in clubhouses (for example, including members in decisions about club operations, using member skills and aptitudes to carry out the work of the clubhouse, giving members keys to club property for which they have responsibility, and promoting expectations that members will contribute).
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 project will enable Beechwood NeuroRehab to expand vocational options for individuals with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) through the Clubhouse Model, and will provide space for supportive therapies.
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.