About the CLIPP Model
This approach to service delivery, led for ten years by Professor Meadows in North West Melbourne, continues to play a role as a model for services developments at various sites in Australia and overseas.
Meadows GN, Harvey CA, Joubert L, Barton D, Bedi G. Best practices: the consultation-liaison in primary-care psychiatry program: a structured approach to long-term collaboration. Psychiatric Services. 2007;58(8):1036-8.
Meadows GN. Overcoming barriers to reintegration of patients with schizophrenia: developing a best-practice model for discharge from specialist care. Med J Aust. 2003 May;178 (9) Suppl 5:S53-S6.
Meadows GN. Establishing a collaborative service model for primary mental health care. The Medical Journal of Australia. 1998;168(4):162-5.
Two final reports are available here from externally funded research related to the CLIPP program:
- Examination of clinical and associated outcomes through two years of shared care (pdf, 357kb)
- Impact of being a carer for people with mental health problems, including carers of people cared for in the CLIPP program (pdf, 419kb)
Key Centre Staff: Prof Graham Meadows (Monash University).
Key Collaborators: Dr Lynette Joubert (University of Melbourne), Dr Carol Harvey (University of Melbourne), A/Prof Philip Hegerty (Deakin University), Prof Siaw-Teng Liaw (University of Melbourne), A/Prof Krishna Vaddadi (Monash University), Dr David Haslam (London Ontario), Dr Jack Heggerty (Thunder Bay Ontario).