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Evaluation of the Bochum Crisis Room

Contact: Sebastian from Peter
Duration: 2017-2019; Third party funding: Stiftung Wohlfahrtspflege

The services of self-help are investigated nationally and internationally. Which factors have what efect has been understood insufficiently so far. Two crisis rooms in Bochum of the National Association of Psychiatry-Experienced NRW are evaluated in a collaborative participatory approach. In these crisis rooms, as an alternative to inpatient care, people in acute crises are accompanied, above all, on a voluntary basis by those affected. The specific features of this accompaniment will be worked out in a participatory manner using grounded theory methodology and further developed into a questionnaire for evaluating the effectiveness of the offer.

Evaluation of a Cross-legal Coordination Model in the Social Space of Dithmarschen

Contact: Anne Berghöfer, Julian Schwarz, Barbara Stöckigt
Funding: Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Family and Equality of the State of Schleswig-Holstein (Ref. 234 - 455.5.004-005 / 02)

In 2013, in the district of Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein, a legal counseling and coordination model (Community Psychiatric Center, GPZ) was developed by a psychiatric hospital as a regional mandatory provider (SGB V) together with the specialist service integration assistance of the district (SGB XII) Providing individualized counseling and assistance in help systems to people with psychosocial support needs in the social area. The aim of the primary and secondary preventive working cross-legal cooperation model is the avoidance of false entries into the psychiatric care or inpatient integration offers. The study examined care satisfaction among high-care clients (n = 9) and selected care providers in the networked care system (n = 9) with the goal of subject-oriented reconstructing the perspective of patients and staff.

Utilization of Psychosocial Assistance by Former Bundeswehr Soldiers

Contact: Stefan Siegel
Funding: Federal Ministry of Defense

Although trauma-specific psychotherapies have a high degree of efficiency, a majority of affected soldiers do not seek help. The likelihood of illness after a stressful event even increases after leaving the military. The scientific project wants to understand the reasons why certain therapeutic offers are used or not.

Effectiveness of Cross-sector Care Models in Psychiatry - a Prospective, Controlled Multicentre Observational Study (PsychCare)

Contact: Sebastian from Peter
Duration: 2017-2020; Third Party Fund: Innovation Fund

The model supply according to §64b SGB V is under scrutiny. In 2020, the Bundestag will decide whether, in case of superiority or equivalence of its treatment outcomes, it will be included in the standard care. Funded by the Innovation Fund, a consortium conducts a prospective, controlled evaluation study of a total of 10 model institutions. The aim is to investigate the quality of results of the model supply. In this context, two study modules use qualitative methods for process evaluation and development of specific indicators to describe the quality of the model supply.

The Production of Chronicity in Everyday Psychiatric Care and Research in Berlin

Contact: Sebastian from Peter
Duration: 2011-2016; Third party funding: German Research Foundation

In collaboration with the Institute of European Ethnology of the Humboldt University Berlin, inpatient and complementary psychiatric institutions as well as individuals were ethnographically researched. The aim was to find out how the classification "chronic" shapes and influences psychiatric everyday life.