BACP Children and Young People covers up-to-the-minute thinking, research and best practice in the sector, accounts of projects in the field and contributions from regular columnists.

Next issue

BACP Children and Young People is published in March, June, September and December.

The March 2018 issue will be published on 1 March, and will include:

  • positive psychology
  • the closure of services in Scotland
  • report from an independent multi-healthcare conference
  • loss of soul work
  • divorce/separation
  • dog therapy with ADHD and autistic children
  • use of measures and why
  • groups for anxious young people
  • authority issues in school
  • updates from BACP's Steve Mulligan and Caroline Jesper

Previous issues

Members of BACP Children and Young People division and subscribers can access previous issues from the BACP Children and Young People journal archive. 


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The editor, Eleanor Patrick, commissions articles specifically for each issue of the journal, so please contact her to discuss any potential contributions at

Articles should not exceed 3,000 words, inclusive of references. Please see our Author's guidelines.


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