Around the House: working community

Jessica and Gabe working in the Horticulture UnitPsychologist Albert Bandura defined self-efficacy as our belief in our ability to succeed in certain situations. People with high self-efficacy - that is, those who believe they can perform well - are more likely to view difficult tasks as...
Working side by side on the Education UnitJulius LanoilEducation and Wellness Consultant, Fountain HouseIn innumerable ways, staff and members work side by side to accomplish the programs, goals and objectives of the working community subculture – a subculture created to meet the needs of...
[[wysiwyg_imageupload:181:]]Julius LanoilWellness and Education Consultant, Fountain House The dining room at Fountain House ca. 1962Fountain House is the name of a private nonprofit organization that started over sixty years ago to help men and woman released from psychiatric hospitals readjust...
Magnus Karlsson, Ph.D.Vice Head, Department of Social Work, Erst Skondal University College, SwedenCuriosity. After 12 years as a researcher, I think that curiosity is what distinguishes excellent research from good research. Not all curious researchers are doing excellent research, but most often...
stewardship.jpgKenneth DudekPresident, Fountain House Walter, a Fountain House member, taught me a great lesson about responsibility. He bemoans the members who come to Fountain House simply to access services - assistance with a job search, a school application, Social Security benefits,...
Julius LanoilConsultant, Education and Wellness, Fountain HouseSwedish social work researcher Magnus Karlsson asked me, "What are the values that underlie the Fountain House working community?" Below is the second half of my list. (Read the first half here...
Julius LanoilConsultant, Education and Wellness, Fountain HouseSwedish social work researcher Magnus Karlsson asked me, "What are the values that underlie the Fountain House working community?" Below is my partial response.  (The rest of my list will be posted next week...

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