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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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Much like the Clubhouse model, ACT programs are intended to help individuals re-enter society through housing, education, and employment.
Stages in realizing the international diffusion of a single way of working: The clubhouse model. New Dir Ment Health Serv.
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.
The differential impact of participating in one of four rehabilitation interventions (clubhouse model program, consumer self-help group, social-skills training, and vocational-skills training) among persons with serious and persistent mental illness was investigated.
Using an approach known as the clubhouse model, the center provides a supportive environment in which people with psychiatric disabilities participate as members, rather than as patients.