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  1. 1. Alberto Sabatés The Hague, June 2009 “ Assesment Criteria and Principles at Therapeutic Communities”
  2. 3. - PROYECTO HOMBRE began in Spain 25 years ago following the models of Daytop and Progetto Uomo; - annual average of 16,000 users; - 26 authorised centres/ more than 1000 therapists/ some 2300 volunteers; - permanent support from numerous public and private institutions
  3. 4. <ul><li>Three Main Principles </li></ul>1.1. EMPOWERMENT : promoting self-capacity 1.2. REBUILDING SOCIAL LINKS : social inclusion and reintegration 1.3. COMMUNITY ENERGIZING : institutional and personal involvement in the Community transformation
  4. 5. 1. EMPOWERMENT: autonomy recovery <ul><li>the resident as principal PROTAGONIST of their own process; </li></ul><ul><li>final object: recuperate autonomy; </li></ul><ul><li>CAPACITY: to learn to be the true subject of their own life </li></ul>
  5. 6. An extended concept of AUTONOMY <ul><li>the need to avoid excessive use of medication/ psychoanalysing of the processes; </li></ul><ul><li>“ capacity to make decisions and act effectively towards them” </li></ul><ul><li>“ capacity to influence the different options which they have in reach, aswell as the social environment” </li></ul><ul><li>Zygmunt Bauman </li></ul>
  6. 7. Requirements for empowerment Zygmunt Baumant <ul><li>“ construction and reconstruction of links between people”; </li></ul><ul><li>“ desire and capacity to collaborate with others” ; </li></ul><ul><li>“ mutual enriching cooperation between men and women which strengthens the reach for self-esteem, the development of their latent faculties and the adequate use of their aptitudes ” </li></ul>
  7. 8. Inspiring Opositions <ul><li>To be professional vs. “Professionalism” ; </li></ul><ul><li>Integral view of being human vs. reductionisms ; </li></ul><ul><li>Corresponsability in the treatment vs. “assistencialism” ; </li></ul>
  8. 9. To Be Professional vs. “Professionalism” <ul><li>“ PROFESIONALISM”: the following of alien interests, removed from the specific reality that constitutes the Therapeuic Community; </li></ul><ul><li>TO BE PROFESSIONAL: fidelity to a model of intervention/ systemisation/ assessment/ investigation/ rigor; </li></ul>Decisive role of the interdisciplinary teams (wich includes ex drug addict therapists weakly qualified) ;
  9. 10. Own view of being human vs. reductionisms <ul><li>HEALTH according to WHO is “the state of complete physical, psychological and social well-being and not only the absence of symptoms and diseases” </li></ul><ul><li>Not falling into the biological reduction, centered in the mere absence or palliation of the physical illness by pharmacological means; </li></ul><ul><li>To consider the MULTIPLICTY of dimensions and potentials of being human . </li></ul>
  10. 11. Corresponsability in treatment vs. over assistence <ul><li>The resident as ACTIVE subject/ authentic protagonist of their own process; OBJECT: AUTONOMY </li></ul><ul><li>To leave to one side assistance: not to consider the patient as a PASSIVE object receiving outside help ; </li></ul>
  11. 12. 2 . Rebuilding social links: social inclusion and reintegration <ul><li>Final phase towards consolidation of personal autonomy; </li></ul><ul><li>To go beyond abstinence; </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare for freedom, to live outside the comfort of the Therapeutic Community ; </li></ul>
  12. 13. 3. Social mobilization / involvement of the local community in the transformation <ul><li>Transforming the strength of the therapeutic community into its social context. </li></ul><ul><li>Our capacity to energize, to become involved and to transform society </li></ul>
  13. 14. Man is the cure for man (African proverb)