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New competences for working remotely with children and young people
We've updated our existing Children and young people (4-18 years) competence framework with new competences for working online and over the phone
2022 AGM update on motions and resolutions
Our statement about the motions and resolutions process includes the findings of a member survey
Call for CPS to reconsider pre-trial therapy guidance
We’ve joined other organisations to write to the Crown Prosecution Service
Join a BACP divisional executive
Our seven divisions are networks of occupation groups or special areas of interest, each managed by an executive committee of volunteers
2022 AGM update
We've an update on our motions and resolutions and Governor nomination processes
From our website... faith and spirituality
Every month we're pulling together a collection of resources from across the website on a topical theme, this month's focus is faith and spirituality.
Suicide risk: explore or evade?
Open article: Andrew Reeves believes risk is intrinsic to therapy and encourages practitioners to talk about suicide with their clients. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, July 2022
Open article: Jack Jackson explains why he chose to talk to the therapy profession at a BACP conference about his story of transitioning in the workplace. BACP Workplace, July 2022
Spirituality in practice
Open article: Gillie Jenkinson, Kathryn Kinmond and Maureen Slattery-Marsh, feature reflective exercises designed to help counsellors to recognise healthy and unhealthy expressions of spirituality in the therapy room. In this issue, Gillie Jenkinson invites you to consider two scenarios. Thresholds, July 2022
Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions
The Ethical Framework sets out the expected ethical principles, values and good practice standards for BACP members. All members commit to complying with the Ethical Framework as part of their terms and conditions of membership.
Need help with an ethical dilemma? Find information and support or book a consultation with our ethics officers.
How we uphold high standards of proficiency and ethical practice within the counselling professions.