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About Colleen E. McKay

Colleen E. McKay, M.A., C.A.G.S., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry's Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Director of the Program for Clubhouse Research (PCR). She has a background in rehabilitation counseling and experience in mental health services and the clubhouse model. As Director of the PCR, she coordinates and oversees the development of an agenda of clubhouse related research projects and provides technical assistance and consultation to clubhouses, mental health administrators, students, and/or researchers considering participation in clubhouse related research projects and evaluations.
Ms. McKay has specialized interests in recovery, vocational rehabilitation, and health promotion issues for adults diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness, particularly with respect to the Clubhouse Model of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. She has been involved with the SAMHSA funded Employment Intervention Demonstration Program (EIDP), the Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition’s annual Employment Survey, and an international survey of clubhouses affiliated with the International Center for Clubhouse Development (ICCD).

Positions

Present Director, Rehabilitation and Recovery Core, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Director, Program for Clubhouse Research, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Assistant Professor, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Program for Clubhouse Research
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center
Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, Massachusetts 01655
508-856-8471

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