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.
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Jeanine Connor, Editor
BACP Children, Young People and Families
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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The gentle power of the playlist
Open article: Samantha Johnson takes us on a voyage of discovery, through the lyrics and videos of popular music shared by young people in counselling. BACP Children, Young People and Families, March 2020
Managing change, tolerating thresholds
Open article: Adolescence is full of change. Sarah Haywood draws on social anthropology to make sense of the anxiety many young people experience during periods of transition. BACP Children, Young People and Families, December 2019
Internet sex and pornography: what is it doing to young people?
Open article: Child psychotherapist Graham Music examines the effects of internet sex and pornography on adolescent development by examining psychoanalytic, trauma and body-focused perspectives. BACP Children, Young People and Families, September 2019