Around the House: training

By Joe Raines
The Clubhouse International Seminar was created so that the entire worldwide community can share knowledge about how to use the clubhouse community all over the world. The welcome reception which took place on Saturday just after we arrived in Denver was filled with both a welcoming and...
We are very proud to welcome David Kapten, Rita Larrañaga, and Claudia Jean-Pierre to the Executive Fellowship program. The fellows will integrate state of the art management techniques with the ideals and approach to social practice originated at Fountain House and practiced in clubhouses...
Megan HunterI’ve been at Fountain House for three years now: first in the Culinary Unit, then in the Wellness Center, and presently as a Walther Executive Fellow. I continue to enjoy my time at Fountain House and I feel so lucky to be a part of an organization that approaches mental health in...
Diffusion is essentially a social process through which people talking to people spread an innovation.--Everett RogersAs an intervention in mental health practice, the idea of Fountain House represents all the right values. It ishumanesuccessful (evidence-based)cost effectiveAnd yet growth in the...
Luke and Nick pose in front of Fountain House's iconic green doors.My name is Luke Terry and I am the Executive Director of Toowoomba Clubhouse in Australia.I’ve just completed comprehensive clubhouse model training at Fountain House. This training was once again another true example of...
Fountain House interns Eva and MariaWhen we first started our internship at Fountain House, it was all brand new to us. Looking back at it now, we can see how much we have learned during our time here and how much our understanding of both the clubhouse model and Fountain House has changed and...
The sculpture garden at the Rockland Psychiatric Center Living Museum, a project of the Recovery Center.In 2009, I was asked to transform Club 57, a locked day treatment program for both in and outpatients from Rockland Psychiatric Center (RPC), into a new program, with the doors open, and modeled...
My first week of my new job as Director of Development for the San Antonio Clubhouse was spent at the first clubhouse, Fountain House, in New York City. The timing was a brilliant move by my Executive Director. I had, of course, visited my clubhouse and read all there was to read about the model,...
Settlement houses provided services but also worked for social change.Professional practice at Fountain House is reflective of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century approach to social work, the settlement house movement.   Fountain House shares comparable origins with...
Alicia and Shore Clubhouse's current homeI’ve completed the first thirteen weeks of the Executive Fellowship Program at Fountain House, an immersive training program preparing me for Directorship of Shore Clubhouse in New Jersey.  The Fellowship has been teaching me how to integrate...

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