Should I vote in favour of the BACP 2019 resolution to scrap SCoPEd?

SCoPEd – probably the most controversial project, presented by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), in collaboration with the U.K. Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC), in the last decade! So, what’s SCoPEd all about? The BACP tells us that, ‘The Scope of Practice and Education (SCoPEd) project aims to agree an evidence-based framework to inform the training requirements, Read More …

From exclusive to inclusive. Thoughts about the BACP, UKCP and BPC collaboration.

BACP / UKCP / BPC Collaboration Firstly, I would just like to say that I am 100% pro collaboration. I think collaboration, when done in the right way, provides a real opportunity to push ahead and tackle current issues, with the possibility to make a real difference in the world. However, I am against the BACP/UKCP/BPC collaboration, and the reason I am against this particular Read More …

Initial response to BACP re: SCoPEd project

Dear BACP,  We are submitting this letter to state our disagreement with and disapproval of the proposed Scope of Practice and Education for the counselling and psychotherapy professions (SCoPEd) framework which has been presented to the membership as a collaborative project between the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Amongst other issues with this project, the key issues we wish to highlight are Read More …