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Jeanine Connor, Editor.
About BACP Children, Young People and Families
BACP Children, Young People and Families covers up-to-the-minute thinking, research and best practice in the sector, accounts of projects in the field and contributions from regular columnists.
BACP Children, Young People and Families is published in March, June, September and December.
If you're a member of the BACP Children, Young People and Families division, you'll receive a printed copy of the journal and access to the online archive as part of your divisional membership fee.
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Members and subscribers can access online articles and pdfs of previous issues going back to 2010 from the journal archive.
BACP Children, Young People and Families is read by counsellors and psychotherapists in schools, CAMHS, youth agencies and private practice. Its readership also includes those concerned with the mental and emotional wellbeing of children and young people, such as teachers, support officers, education welfare officers and youth community workers.
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Jeanine Connor, Editor
Coming of age
Open article: David Curl shares perspectives from a virtual film club, set up during the pandemic, to maintain morale and a sense of shared purpose among staff at a pupil referral unit. BACP Children, Young People and Families, June 2021
Puberty blockers: whose choice is it, anyway?
Open article: In light of the court case Bell–v–Tavistock, Peter Jenkins examines the legal role of Gillick competence, Sam Hope and Luan Baines-Ball explore access to puberty blockers and Susan McGinnis raises questions about consent. BACP Children, Young People and Families, March 2021
Coping with loss
Open article: Michael Coombes looks to the aftermath of 9/11, for lessons learned in supporting children who are managing loss in the wake of COVID-19. BACP Children, Young People and Families, December 2020