BACP members have a contractual commitment to work in accordance with the current Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions. These Good Practice in Action resources are not contractually binding, but are intended to support practitioners by providing general information on principles and policy applicable at the time of publication, in the context of the core ethical principles, values and personal moral qualities of BACP.
How to find resources
All the GPiA resources currently available are listed below in numerical order.
You can use the Search by links to search for resources by topic or by the type of resource - for example fact sheets.
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Can't find what you're looking for?
If you still can't find the resource you're looking for:
- type your topic in the Articles and guidance search bar at the top of this page
- when the search results appear, select Good practice from the Filter by type options on the left
- click on Update the results to see all the relevant resources
Or, if you know the GPiA reference number, just type that into the search bar.
Good practice across the counselling professions
A suite of open access good practice resources, developed by BACP in partnership with other professionals.
Competences and curricula
Used by practitioners, trainers, supervisors and services, our evidence-based frameworks ensure practitioners have the skills and knowledge needed to work in particular settings or with particular clients
Need help with an ethical dilemma? Find information and support or book a consultation with our ethics officers.