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.

Next issue

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

The next issue is published on 30 May 2018 and will feature:

  • multi-agency work including Cruse
  • sexual fetishes in CYP
  • music therapy at a special needs school
  • counselling at a boarding school
  • managing a bereavement service

Previous issues

Members of BACP Children, Young People and Families division and subscribers can access previous issues from the BACP Children, Young People and Families 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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