10th January, 2015

News that children's mental health services have been 'cut by £50m' has drawn immediate reaction from professional bodies and charities working with vulnerable children and young... More

6th January, 2015

The ACP would like to wish all its members a very happy new year. The start of 2015 brings with it a fresh new look for our website which we hope will be easy to navigate and allow members to quickly... More

23rd December, 2014

The ACP has submitted a response to two recent NICE consultations: End of life care for infants, children and young people in November and Depression in children and young people (update) in December... More

27th November, 2014

The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) has been approved for registration with the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) and the ACP’s register has been accredited under the... More

27th November, 2014

There are “serious and deeply ingrained problems” with the commissioning and delivery of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), MPs have found.A report published today by... More

21st October, 2014

Mental health problems in pregnancy and new mothers is costing society more than £8 billion, according to a new report released today by the London School of Economics and Centre for Mental... More

20th October, 2014

Child witnesses of domestic violence are being given inadequate support, or in some cases none at all, the BBC reports today. It tells the story of a mother-of-two in Essex who fled her abusive... More

14th October, 2014

A new report published by charity Action for Children says the emotional needs of children who have been in care are not being well looked after. The study, Too Much Too Young, suggests issues... More

7th October, 2014

The ACP's UNITE representatives are keen for members to be aware of two important forthcoming events this month. Following a recent ballot of members, UNITE - together with other unions - is... More

6th October, 2014

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has begun work on a new guideline entitled Sexually harmful behaviour among young people.It aims to help health, education, children's... More


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