Cristina Romero Macias

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The Clubhouse Research and Evaluation Screening Survey (CRESS) is a brief instrument designed to predict clubhouse readiness for certification assessment and, hence, performance in regard to expected model outcomes. The development of CRESS provides a practical example of the methodological challenges involved in creating a brief and valid screening(More)
This article summarizes the findings from the ICCD 1996 Clubhouse Survey for the 173 respondent clubhouses located in the United States. It is our intent in the present article to identify commonalties in clubhouse organizational structure and practice across diverse geographic areas of the USA and within diverse health care systems, and, thereby, to(More)
Currently, one of the main objectives of human-animal interaction research is to demonstrate the benefits of animal assisted therapy (AAT) for specific profiles of patients or participants. The aim of this study is to assess the effect of an AAT program as an adjunct to a conventional 6-month psychosocial rehabilitation program for people with(More)
OBJECTIVE The study evaluated whether the average performance of clubhouses certified by the International Center for Clubhouse Development (ICCD) should be considered valid benchmarks for clubhouse programs. METHODS A representative sample of clubhouses more than three years old that were based on the Fountain House model participated in a 1998 mail(More)
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