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Taking it slowly with managed care - Invited address in a workshop on Managed Care for Mental Health: International Experiences and the New Zealand Direction, Schizophrenia Fellowship National Conference, Christchurch. September 5-7. 1997
(Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, 1998)
Managed care arose from a need to contain the escalating health costs of the insurance and litigation based US health system, which were rising at rates of more than 10% a year through the early 1990S. It is described as ...
The mental health service needs of the Deaf and the development of a National Plan
Issues surrounding the mental health of Deaf people receive little attention from practitioners in mental health services. International studies have shown that Deaf people are vulnerable to misdiagnosis of mental illness, ...
The analytic and institutional space of transdisciplinary gender studies
A narrower focus! Gender Studies as a field name: some implications for, and debates surrounding, the content and viability of this area of study.
Polynesians in Auckland
This paper compares some recent films set in the contested terrains of Auckland - sometimes called the biggest Polynesian city. The film Once Were Warriors depicts the violence and despair of Maori life in the outer suburbs. ...
In the Year 2025 Looking back at the Future of Social Work Education
(Social Workers Registration Board, 2013)
Conclusion We have good prospects for a vibrant social work education sector in the future if we: • Collaborate within social work education • Work well across the social work sector and beyond to key stakeholders • ...
A reimagination of 'preferential option for the poor' in the context of postcolonial political theology in Africa
This paper argues uses data (experiences) from my doctoral project completed in 2013, investigating the experiences of women and youth living with HIV in Kenya and their participation in HIV and AIDS policy making processes ...
‘Lay’ roles on research ethics committees : North American vs. New Zealand experiences
Unique situation in NZ: in the wake of the 1988 Cartwright Inquiry (extreme abuse of medical power in research), 50% of committee composition is lay. Keep in check researcher and institutional power Also, power to ...
Challenging current managerialism in organisationally-based social work services through ethical leadership
Ethical leadership challenges to organisational social work leadership Origin and nature of those challenges New public management and neo-liberal organisational thinking ‘Scientific management’ (Taylorism) Market ...
The future of social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand
What are the influences at work in social work education? What can we do to ensure a future for social work education that will best serve our profession in NZ?
Redeeming one's reputation : reputation, counter-reputation
REPUTATION: So easily lost So easily gained So hard to regain Young people are particularly vulnerable to the losing and gaining of reputation with powerful consequences.