F1001D responds to Ofsted report on rise in neglect and abuse of babies during COVID-19

From on 6th November, 2020

As a member of the First 1001 Days Movement, the ACP are supporting the statement made in response to Ofsted report on rise in neglect and abuse of babies during COVID-19.   

Joint Statement on the Future of Public Health England - Giving Every Child the Best Start in Life

From on 29th October, 2020

The Government is currently preparing options to restructure Public Health England (PHE). As experts in the early years, we are particularly concerned with the crucial support that PHE provides for... More

Government is at risk of failing babies and parents during the coronavirus pandemic

From on 29th October, 2020

NSPCC and a coalition of early years charities, including the ACP, warn government they're at risk of failing a generation of babies born during the coronavirus pandemic.

Slime: Why is it good for you?

From on 23rd October, 2020

ACP member, Claire Hopkins discusses the benefits of slime. Claire suggests that sensory objects can create calm moments that enable children to feel less overwhelmed. 

What's Happening with the Adoption Process

From on 13th October, 2020

The experience of adoption, both adopting and being adopted, can stir-up deep emotional pain, often related to loss and early trauma. ACP member, Alison Roy, discusses the process of adoption in... More

How to Talk to Your Children about the Recession

From on 15th September, 2020

You might see children's anxieties pop up in other places too - like tummy aches and headaches. ACP member, Rachel Melville-Thomas speaks about the impact that financial worries may have on... More

Back to School Normal?

From on 2nd September, 2020

ACP member Rachel Melville-Thomas has been interviewed on BBC radio Bristol. Her section can be heard in the link below starting at 2.09.50 and ending at 2.29. We are very pleased that at the very... More

My Name is Kabir

From on 11th August, 2020

ACP member Jane Elfer discusses how child psychotherapists can offer psychological support to children with cancer and their parents, in this moving account

WE ARE THE NHS: People Plan 2020/21 - action for us all

From on 30th July, 2020

The NHS People Plan for 2020/2021 has now been published. The Plan includes confirmation that HEE is increasing the number of training places for clinical psychology and child and adolescent... More

Children returning to school during lockdown

From on 24th June, 2020

ACP member, Rachel Melville-Thomas discusses how children may be feeling on their return to school. This discussion was aired on Heart East on the 1st of June 2020.


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