• 370(!) downloads of Hylda Sims' interview;
  • 2,621(!) total downloads of Dennie Briggs papers, publications, and archives;
  • Annebella Pollen's 2016 talk on the British Woodcraft Movement - 103 downloads;
  • And RadioTC International still one of the overlooked gems of therapeutic community podcast delivery systems...

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Here is what people were listening to and looking at as summer 2017 crested towards autumn:

The 15 most popular downloads overall

Common Roots 2017: The Evening Interview: An Interview and Occasion with Hylda Sims (with music, poetry, and memories)

370

 

Dennie Briggs, "In School II: Growing Learning Communities

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Annebella Pollen, The British Woodcraft Movement: Origins and Legacies. A talk at Braziers Park (2016)

103

John Maher and Dennie Briggs, "Formative Causation: The Strange Driving Force" (Rupert Sheldrake/Morphic Resonance)

91

Dennie Briggs, "In Prison: Transitional Therapeutic Communities 1: Overview (Introduction to the Documents)

87

Dennie Briggs, "In School: Creating a Learning Community"

87

Dennie Briggs, "Maxwell Jones: Photo Highlights from his life and work"

83

The Joint Newsletter (of the Association of Therapeutic Communities, the Charterhouse Group of Therapeutic Communities, and the Planned Environment Therapy Trust), No. 5, July 2002

76

The Joint Newsletter (of the Association of Therapeutic Communities, the Charterhouse Group of Therapeutic Communities, and the Planned Environment Therapy Trust), No. 9, December 2003

71

Dennie Briggs, "In Prison: Transitional Therapeutic Communities 2. Beyond the Devil's Hole. Forestry Camp Communities.

69

Lisa K. Burns, "Elements for Holistic Sanctuary Design Based ont he Expressed Needs of Traumatized and At-Risk Adolescents", A dissertation presented to the Faculty of Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology (2008)

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Dennie Briggs, "In Prison: Transitional Therapeutic Communities. 3. Prison Communities.

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The Joint Newsletter, No, 7, March 2003

55
Dennie Briggs, "The Therapeutic Community: Dialogues WIth Maxwell Jones"  49
 Dennie Briggs, "What Would a Poet Know About Psychology?" 49

 

The ten most popular downloads, taking out Dennie Briggs

Common Roots 2017: The Evening Interview: An Interview and Occasion with Hylda Sims (with music, poetry, and memories)

370

 
Annebella Pollen, The British Woodcraft Movement: Origins and Legacies. A talk at Braziers Park (2016) 103 06 Hylda

The Joint Newsletter (of the Association of Therapeutic Communities, the Charterhouse Group of Therapeutic Communities, and the Planned Environment Therapy Trust), No. 5, July 2002


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The Joint Newsletter (of the Association of Therapeutic Communities, the Charterhouse Group of Therapeutic Communities, and the Planned Environment Therapy Trust), No. 9, December 2003 71
Lisa K. Burns, "Elements for Holistic Sanctuary Design Based ont he Expressed Needs of Traumatized and At-Risk Adolescents", A dissertation presented to the Faculty of Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology (2008) 67
The Joint Newsletter, No, 7, March 2003 55
 The Joint Newsletter, No. 6, November 2002  43

The Joint Newsletter, No. 10, April/Spring 2004

 41

 Polly Shields, "Finding a place for Forest School (1929-1940) in the history and future of education"

 37
 Stijn Vandevelde, "Maxwell Jones and His Work in the Therapeutic Community", MEdSc, Ghent University (1999) [translation from Dutch by Dieuwke Twinberrow for PETT]  36

 

The top 10 Audio downloads

Common Roots 2017: The Evening Interview: An Interview and Occasion with Hylda Sims (with music, poetry, and memories) 370  

Annebella Pollen, The British Woodcraft Movement: Origins and Legacies. A talk at Braziers Park (2016)

103

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Mr. Lyward's Introduction to Finchden Manor. Transcribed from a Dictation Tape 25/5/66. The original webpage can be accessed here.

 18
Howard Mitchell, "Schedules of Reinforcement for the Oral Historian” [Personal reflection] the Oral History Society’s “Psycho-Social Therapies and Care Environments” Special Interest Group inaugural event, April 27th, 2016. 17
Verusca Calabria ‘Insider Stories from the Asylum: The Role of Social Support and Networks’ the Oral History Society’s “Psycho-Social Therapies and Care Environments” Special Interest Group inaugural event, April 27th, 2016. 17
Will Eiduks and Len Clarke, 'The Early Pestalozzi Children Project'
the Oral History Society’s “Psycho-Social Therapies and Care Environments” Special Interest Group inaugural event, April 27th, 2016.
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Tom Harrison, "Through the one-way looking glass: from Clinician to Historian"
the Oral History Society’s “Psycho-Social Therapies and Care Environments” Special Interest Group inaugural event, April 27th, 2016.
17

Carolyn Mears, "Personal Reflection", the Oral History Society’s “Psycho-Social Therapies and Care Environments” Special Interest Group inaugural event, April 27th, 2016.

15

Hazel Powell, interviewed by Craig Fees, 25 September 1997 (1 of 7) . The web-page, with transcript, can be accessed here.

3

Elaine Harris, "The Lasting Legacies of Oral History: Memories of Kibble, 1928-2008" talk at "The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting", 'Therapeutic Living With Other People's Children' project conference (2011). The webpage can be accessed here.

3

 

The top 10 downloads from RadioTC International

For a complete list of RadioTC International programmes, CLICK HERE

Anthony Slater interview: Dr. Efren Ramirez, "Founder of Phoenix House in New York in 1967, currently the director of Comunidad Terapeutica Ambulatoria de Ocean Park, in Puerto Rico." (11 July 2008)  7
10th International Symposium of Substance Abuse Treatment, Oslo, Norway, 1-3 October 2007. Recordings by Anthony Slater. Evening Jazz with George DeLeon on saxophone. Broadcast October 8, 2007 3
Rex Haigh, "Community of Communities: Past, Present and Future", Community of Communities Annual Forum 2008. PowerPoint presentation. 3
Dr. Tim Kendall, "Questions and Answers on Research and the work of the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE", Community of Communities Annual Forum 2008 PowerPoint presentation. 3
Rex Haigh's Audio Diaries, Series 2/14: "A Living-Learning Experience in Italy: Spoleto 2006. By Rex Haigh, Jan Lees, Aldo Lombardo, Gian Carlo Decimo, and friends." 3
"Questions for panel from the floor, chaired by Jan Lees", Community of Communities Annual Forum 2006. 2
Janice Jones, Executive Officer of the Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA) visits the Planned Environment Therapy Trust Archive and Study Centre on her way to the 2007 EFTC Conference in Slovenia, and discusses the therapeutic community situation in Australia and New Zealand, the development and future of ATCA, and the background and experience that brought her 12 months ago into the therapeutic community fold 2

Anthony Slater interviews: Mads Uffe Pedersen and Prof. Håkan Jenner, With comments by Ms. Bente Gulbrandsen, Director of Research and Development, Phoenix Haga, Norway, at the 10th International Symposium on Substance Abuse Treatment, Oslo 2007.

2
Maria's Diary: The Phoenix House Haga skiing trip at Håfjell mountain hotel, just outside Lillehammer in Norway. 2. Interview 2
Isabel and Jeanette of Phoenix House Haga interview

Carsten Hald, Deputy Director of Samtun Therapeutic Community, and Kristin Lervik, Deputy Director of Renavangen Therapeutic Community (på Norsk)

2

 

The top 15 downloads of theses and dissertations, and conference papers

For a full list of theses, dissertations, and papers available on the PETT website, please CLICK HERE.

 

Lisa K. Burns, "Elements for Holistic Sanctuary Design Based ont he Expressed Needs of Traumatized and At-Risk Adolescents", A dissertation presented to the Faculty of Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology (2008)

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Polly Shields, "Finding a place for Forest School (1929-1940) in the history and future of education" 37
Stijn Vandevelde, "Maxwell Jones and His Work in the Therapeutic Community", MEdSc, Ghent University (1999) [translation from Dutch by Dieuwke Twinberrow for PETT] 36
Emily Carrick, "Non-Directive Play Therapy with Children and Young People in Residential Care: A Qualitative Study of Play Therapists’ Experiences." MA Non-Directive Play Therapy University of York (2009) 35
Robin Posniak, "Black Power Meets Flower Power: The Participation and Interaction of Stokely Carmichael and Allen Ginsburg at the DFialectics of Liberation Congress, MA, American Studies, University of Wyoming (2015) 29

Marc Steele, "'Angels with dirty faces': A reflective study of the journey of a residential care worker's emotional and practical development, in order to aid the development of therapeutic ethos in a private care provision", MA, Therapeutic Child Care, University of Reading (2007)

20

John Diamond, "The Use of Supervision and Consultation to Develop a 'Reflective' Practice with an Emotionally Disturbed Client Group in Group Care Organizations", M.A., University of Reading (1993)

19

Michael Bennett, "Managing to be a Clinically Effective Therapeutic Community", MBA (Health Executive) (2003) 18

Robin Johnson, "In Search of the Enabling Environment: A comparative study of therapeutic community models and structures, identifying some underlhying modalities or dimensions of interaction", WLIHE Diploma in Applied Social Studies (1981)

13
Linnet McMahon, "Communication in daily living with very troubled children and young people." Paper presented to the Carlow College and the Masters in Therapeutic Child Care Course Conference, "Making All the Difference: A Therapeutic Community Approach to Residential and Community Care", Carlow College, (2009) 11
Lorraine Easterbrook, 'Appendices', to "Does the SACCS Assessment Process contribute to the 'Recovery' of Traumatised Children in the area of Attachment?", MA, Therapeutic Child Care, University of Reading (2006). The actual thesis is online as an html document, so doesn't record as a download. The thesis itself is available here. 10

K. Keenan, "Food Glorious Food? An exploration of the issues of anxiety and its containment for childrn and adults surrounding food and mealtimes in a residential therapeutic setting", MA, Therapeutic Child Care, University of Reading (2006)

10

Carolyn Mears, "Experiences of Columbine Parents: FInding a Way to Tomorrow", PhD, University of Denver (2005)

10

Deborah Best, "Staff: taking care of ourselves and each other". Paper presented to the Carlow College and the Masters in Therapeutic Child Care Course Conference, "Making All the Difference: A Therapeutic Community Approach to Residential and Community Care", Carlow College, (2009)

 9

Dave Fernyhough, "A Winnicottian Approach to the Managemern of Challenging Behaviours in Schools", MA, Therapeutic Child Care, University of Reading (2006)

6