Posts for the “Case studies” category

Forced Compliance in NHS: The dumbing down of thoughtfulness

by Bruce Scott on July 4, 2011

From job description of an NHS Trainee Child Psychotherapist post. “To take an evidence-based approach and show preparedness to collaborate with outcome measurement and generally comply with clinical and social (…)

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The Hacker: a description of his life: 3rd July 2011: Abul Taher

by Julia Evans on July 3, 2011

This material is commented on by Bruno de Florence, as his contribution to the July 2011 LacanianWorks Working Group meeting. His commentary is available here. Hello, Reason for posting this (…)

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The distinction between Scientific knowledge and Subjective knowledge……. a new post

by Julia Evans on June 29, 2011

Hello, This article presented to a group working on Lacan’s ‘Science and Truth’ provoked me into an exploration of the different positions involved with relations to the two types of (…)

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The Government’s outcomes measurements – Education

by Julia Evans on June 28, 2011

The Government is not just running a high-risk health industry, it is also in total control of the country’s education industry.  And the Government’s Education Factories, in this case the (…)

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Lacan with D. W. Winnicott : 25th June 2011 (Dublin) : Joanne Conway

by Julia Evans on June 25, 2011

Presented at ICLO-NLS (Irish Circle of the Lacanian Orientation – New Lacanian School) Open Seminar “Lacan with the Post-Freudians”, Dublin, 25th June 2011 Available here Availability of references:  a committee (…)

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Registration and Regulation – an attempt at an update and the Government’s Happiness/Wellbeing Factories reappear

by Julia Evans on May 19, 2011

Index of topics: 1) Power & control 2) Registration 3)  The use of regulation to produce Government standard Happiness –  Increased Access to Psychological Therapy  (IAPT) again 1)  Power & (…)

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“…they have produced too many people lacking the ability to ask “what ought I do” question as a matter of course, let alone dwell seriously on the answers.”

by Julia Evans on April 7, 2011

Quote: How did behaviour in the financial services industry become so problematic? In the City today you will find very smart people, with very high IQs who are world-class innovators (…)

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(Dis-)connections. The Treatment of an 11 Year Old Boy

by Philippe Grisar on April 2, 2011

Many cases of child psychosis present symptoms that fit the DSM IV criteria for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Tim, an 11 year old boy, had been diagnosed as such. (…)

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Missing Something

by Jo Rostron on April 2, 2011

Clara, aged seven, had recently been given a psychiatric diagnosis of high functioning autism associated with dyspraxia.  She could read at a level well beyond her years, but was unable (…)

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Same old, same old at the HPC: HPC council meeting Thursday 31st March 2011

by Bruce Scott on March 31, 2011

Here are some themes that came up in discussion during the meeting. The Health Professions Council (HPC) are still keeping in mind ‘protection of public’ -or still repeating this mantra that (…)

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