There are several good reasons not to be over confident about the effectiveness of PIEs, and in particular, of the value of the Pizazz and the PIE Abacus. Firstly, although there has been a lot of encouraging feedback from many quarters saying that they do find it useful, we tend to hear only from those… Continue reading Reasons to be Careful, Pt.3
I was in the midst of writing a blog on PIEs and Housing First, for the Housing First England website (now also here), when into my letter box – the real, physical one – pops a weekly magazine with an article[i] by Dr Phil Whittaker. Dr Whittaker is a regular columnist at the New Statesman, and… Continue reading It’s the relationships, stupid.
In 2021, PIELink and Housing First England ran a series of workshops on the compatibility of Psychologically Informed Environments and Housing First. Here, Robin Johnson tells us what we’ve learnt so far……. They tell me that anyone writing a blog post – like this – should aim to be direct and personal, writing as if the reader was right… Continue reading The key to the door
Season Four has a delayed start, due to the endless problems we have encountered with renewal of the Domain Name for the original PIElink, which prompted the creation of this, the companion site. But we can perhaps turn even this to our advantage, in being open to suggestions for topics. One such for example, is… Continue reading New year, new start, new possibilities