This session is aimed at a universal audience and covers the work that counsellors do in a range of settings with children, young people, and young adults.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It provides an overview of the role of the BACP Ethical Framework in underpinning effective and accountable counselling with children and young people. The session explores what is meant by the term 'ethics' and looks at a range of different approaches to resolving difficult issues about what is right or wrong.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It covers the key principles of risk assessment and how they might successfully be employed in counselling with children and young people.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It provides an introduction to the topic of record keeping in the context of data protection law for counsellors working with children and young people, for example, in relation to confidentiality, access to records by third parties and providing pre-trial therapy.
This session is the first of two in this series focusing on attachment and wellbeing. This first session will provide an overview of attachment whilst the second (Positive Parenting and Parenting Issues/Promoting Attachment and Wellbeing Part 2: Practice) will explore the range of attachment-based interventions that help to foster secure attachment.
This session is designed to help you recognise and respond appropriately to relationship stress between parents. It provides you with some simple tools that will help you to explore with parents their understanding of what is happening in their relationship, and to look at what they might be able to do to strengthen their relationship with one another.
This session introduces normal development in adolescents in key biological, psychological and social domains, and the impact of these upon their health and illness. The importance of psychosocial development for chronic disease self-management and concordance is also discussed.
This session introduces the main issues linked to health promotion in young people. You will learn about the importance of educating young people and you will be presented with the most common approaches used to deliver these interventions.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It looks at the importance of goal setting, how it can be successfully achieved, and how to ensure the child or young person has a sense of 'ownership' of the therapeutic process. It also introduces the idea of using goals based outcomes tools to track progress towards a counselling goal.
This session is aimed at a specialist audience: trainee and practising counsellors. It explores the scope of online counselling services for children and young people, some of the key concepts and considerations underpinning work in this medium, and offers some insight into the strengths and limitations of working online.