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• The Realities of Human Services in a Post-Primary Production Economy: Overview

• Examples of Our Post-Primary Production Economy Outside of Human Services

• Clients as Commodities in a Post-Primary Production Human Service System

• The Extent of Human Services in a Post-Primary Production Economy

• Illustrations of the Perversity of the Human Service Sector in a Post-Primary Production Economy

• Human Services as a Displaced Substitute for the Real Thing

• Care Bear Psychotechnology

• Giving Money to Services Instead of to Needy People

• Now This We Call Real Habilitation

• Expansion of Clientage by Defining Ever More Population Groups as Service-Needy

• Serving Clients in More Structured, Less Effective, & More Expensive Ways Than is Needed or Good for Them

• Overcomplicating & Bureaucratizing Services

• Requiring That Workers be Overqualified

• Using Up Skilled Manpower to Conduct Worthless Research

• Employing Service Strategies That Increase or Maintain Impairment, Deviancy, and/or Dependency

• Deploying Workers Without Aptitude for Their Tasks or for Human Service • Generally

• "Arranging" Services so as to Function Chaotically

• Maximizing Personnel Turnover

• Keeping/Making the Quality of Services Low

• Structuring Services so as to Make Clients Worse

• When in Doubt, Shock

• Setting Up "Services" That Render No Service at All

• Making Claims for Services That Far Exceed Their Capacity to Deliver

• Overall Conclusion to the Theme of PPP Services

• Human Service & Fairy Tales (Milton Baker)

• The Facilitated Communication Craze: The Cold Fusion of Human Services

• What FC is Supposed to be

• The Craze Nature of FC, & the Claims Made by Its Culture, or on Its Behalf

• The Mythical & Historical Context of Facilitated Communication

• The Nature of the Invalid Claims on Behalf of Facilitated Communication, & the Harm Caused Thereby

• Conclusion

• Miscellaneous Human Service News




August/October, 1992

TIPS, Volume 12, No. 2 & 3, 1992

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