An emergency response to ‘going off your face’ at school
Citation:Epston, D. (2012). An emergency response to 'going off your face' at school. Explorations: An e-journal of narrative practice. 1 : 1-10.
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Glen, aged nine, has been threatened to be expelled from an exemplary school on account of his uncontrollable and dangerous rages. David Epston contrives with Glen and his family to ‘team up’ against the reputation this had earned him as ‘mad’ on behalf of his desire to be known as an ‘ordinary kid’. The school’s call for action leads to everyone taking emergency measures to prevent his expulsion from his school, something everyone agreed would have very unfortunate consequences.