Title

So What Do You Like to Do? Occupations Lending to Satisfaction and Success in a Fairweather Mental Health Program

Presenter Information

Kristine Haertl

Start Time

16-10-2002 12:00 AM

End Time

18-10-2002 12:00 AM

Abstract

As the country continues to move towards models of community service delivery for persons with mental illness, exploration of outcomes and satisfaction within these models is crucial. This presentation will provide an overview of the Fairweather mental health model, the concept of peer support, and explore satisfaction within such programs. A video will highlight the program and occupations of mental health clientele. The presentation will present results of a portion of a dissertation project that sought to identify areas of satisfaction for mental health clients. Study results from this project demonstrated the importance of various occupations in contributing to client satisfaction and success within the program. The presentation will conclude with a brief discussion on the role of occupation in the well being of mental health clients.

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So What Do You Like to Do? Occupations Lending to Satisfaction and Success in a Fairweather Mental Health Program

As the country continues to move towards models of community service delivery for persons with mental illness, exploration of outcomes and satisfaction within these models is crucial. This presentation will provide an overview of the Fairweather mental health model, the concept of peer support, and explore satisfaction within such programs. A video will highlight the program and occupations of mental health clientele. The presentation will present results of a portion of a dissertation project that sought to identify areas of satisfaction for mental health clients. Study results from this project demonstrated the importance of various occupations in contributing to client satisfaction and success within the program. The presentation will conclude with a brief discussion on the role of occupation in the well being of mental health clients.