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Play Therapy

Association for Play Therapy (USA)
http://www.a4pt.org

Centre for Play Therapy (University of North Texas)
http://www.coe.unt.edu/cpt/

International Society for Sandplay Therapy
http://www.isst-society.com

Sandplay Therapists of America
http://www.sandplay.org

Israeli Play Therapy Association
http://www.geocities.com/mkblieve

Missouri Association for Play Therapy (USA)
http://ccpe.smsu.edu/mpti/

Play Therapy Australia
http://www.playtherapyaustralia.com

Play Therapy Central (USA)
http://www.playtherapycentral.com

Play Therapy Northern Territory (Australia)
http://www.playtherapy.com.au/

Filial Therapy

Filial Therapy website
http://www.filialtherapy.co.uk

Family Enhancement and Play Therapy Centre
http://www.play-therapy.com

National Institute of Relationship Enhancement
http://www.nire.org

Play and Filial Therapy (Dr Virginia Ryan)
http://www.playandfilialtherapy.co.uk

Theraplay

The Theraplay Institute
http://www.theraplay.org

Other Useful Links

Action for Sick Children
http://www.actionforsickchildren.org

Adoption:
Adoption UK
https://www.adoptionuk.com/

BAAF (British Association for Adoption and Fostering)
http://www.baaf.org.uk/


Anti-Bullying Network
http://www.antibullying.net/

Association of Child Abuse Lawyers (ACAL)
http://www.childabuselawyers.com/

Autism:
Autism Awareness Centre
http://www.autismawarenesscentre.com

Research Autism
http://www.researchautism.net

National Autistic Society
http://www.nas.org.uk


Barnardos
http://www.barnardos.org.uk

BBC HEALTH
http://www.bbc.co.uk/health

BrainSkills (brain development information)
http://www.brainskills.co.uk/home.htm

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
http://www.bacp.co.uk

British Association of Social Workers (BASW)
http://www.basw.co.uk

British Deaf Association (BDA)
http://www.britishdeafassociation.org.uk/

British Dyslexia Association
http://www.bda-dyslexia.org.uk

Cancer BACUP
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/

The Centre for Child Mental Health
http://www.childmentalhealthcentre.org/

Channel 4 - Family
http://www.channel4.com/

Childline
http://www.childline.org.uk

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service
http://www.cafcass.gov.uk/

Children's Legal Centre
http://www.childrenslegalcentre.com
Lawyers can give advice on all issues relating to children.
The Children’s Legal Centre, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ
Tel: 01206 873 873 Email:
If you have an education problem, the Children’s Legal Centre’s education legal advice line operates between 9.30am and 5.00pm weekdays. Tel: 0845 456 6811 Email:

Children’s Rights Officers and Advocates
http://www.croa.org.uk
Children’s rights officers and advocates for children and young people in contact with social services.
CROA, Suite 5J, North Mill, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1YD
Tel: 01773 820 100E Email:

Children's Society
http://www.the-childrens-society.org.uk

The Compassionate Friends
http://www.tcf.org.uk/

Connexions Direct
http://www.connexions-direct.com
Instant, confidential telephone or online advice on anything that affects teenagers. Between 8am and 2am every day.
Tel: 080 800 13 2 19 Text: 07766 4 13 2 19

Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Primary Care
http://www.cpc-online.co.uk/

Counselling Directory
http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/

Depression:
Defeat Depression
http://www.defeatdepression.org/

Depression Alliance
http://www.depressionalliance.org


The Dyspraxia Foundation
http://www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/

Eating Disorders Association
http://www.edauk.com

Enuresis Resource and Information Centre (ERIC)
http://www.eric.org.uk

GoodTherapy.org (internet therapy & counseling referral association)
http://www.GoodTherapy.org

Grandparents Association
http://www.grandparents-federation.org.uk/site/index.html

HandsOnScotland
http://www.handsonscotland.co.uk

Howard League for Penal Reform
http://www.howardleague.org
Campaigns for an end to the use of prison for children and improved treatment of children in the penal system.
Legal advice line for children and young people in custody - call free 0808 801 0308
The Howard League for Penal Reform, 1 Ardleigh Road, London N1 4HS
Tel: 020 7249 7373 Email:

KIDSCAPE
http://www.kidscape.org.uk/

Mental Health Foundation
http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk

MIND
http://www.mind.org.uk

Mumsnet (Special Needs Talk boards)
http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/special_needs

National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
http://www.nacro.org

National Children's Bureau (NCB)
http://www.ncb.org.uk

National Youth Advocacy Service
http://www.nyas.net
Offers advice, information and support to children and young people on their rights about any matter that affect them.
Offers legal advice for children and young people on family, care, education and immigration.
Young people can call free 0800 616 101 or send a text message to 0777 333 4555 or send an email to
National Youth Advocacy Service, 99-105 Argyle Street, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 6AD
Tel: 0151 649 8700 Email:

National Youth Agency
http://www.nya.org.uk

NCH
http://www.nch.org.uk

NSPCC(National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/kidszone
The UK’s leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. The NSPCC’s core values are based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. ChildLine has joined with the NSPCC to help more children and young people.
General contact details: NSPCC, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH
Tel: 020 7825 2500
If you need help, you can contact the NSPCC Child Protection Helpline on 0808 800 5000, or contact the free textphone service for people who are deaf or whose hearing is impaired on 0800 056 0566. You can also email or look on the website at www.nspcc.org.uk/helpline. You can also contact ChildLine on 0800 1111. Both helplines are free and open 24-hours a day. Whichever helpline you choose you will get expert advice from a trained adviser.

Nursing and Midwifery Council
http://www.nmc-uk.org/

One Parent Families
http://www.oneparentfamilies.org.uk/

PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide)
http://www.papyrus-uk.org/

Parents' advice etc:
BBC PARENTING
http://www.bbc.co.uk/parenting

National Family and Parenting Institute
http://www.nfpi.org

The Parent's Centre
http://www.parentcentre.gov.uk/

ParentLine Plus
http://www.parentlineplus.org.uk/

Parents for Inclusion
http://www.parentsforinclusion.org/

Practical Parenting Advice
http://www.practicalparent.org.uk

UK Parents - Your Parenting Lifeline
http://www.ukparents.co.uk


PRIMHE (Primary Care Mental Health and Education)
http://www.primhe.org/

PsychNet - UK
http://www.psychnet-uk.com

Refugee Council
http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Offers support and advice to unaccompanied refugee children.
The Refugee Council Panel of Advisers for Unaccompanied Refugee Children, 240-250 Ferndale Road, London SW9 8BB
Advice line: 020 7346 1134 (open from 9.30am to 5.30pm weekdays)

RELATE
http://www.relate.org.uk/

RETHINK
http://www.rethink.org/

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
http://www.rcslt.org/

Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health
http://www.scmh.org.uk/

Samaritans
http://www.samaritans.org.uk

SANE
http://www.sane.org.uk

SEBDA (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association - formerly AWCEBD)
http://www.awcebd.co.uk/

social care workers new online magazine
http://www.socialcareworker.co/

The Solicitors Family Law Association
http://www.sfla.org.uk/

Trust for the Study of Adolescence
http://www.tsa.uk.com

UK College of Family Mediators
http://www.ukcfm.co.uk

Voice
http://www.vcc-uk.org
Offers advice and support to children and young people in care and in custody and to young asylum-seekers.
Head office, London & South East, Unit 4, Pride Court, 80 - 82 White Lion Street, London N1 9PF
Tel: 020 7833 5792 Email:

Women's Aid
http://www.womensaid.org.uk/

World Wide Web Resources for Social Workers
http://www.nyu.edu/socialwork/wwwrsw/

Young Minds
http://www.youngminds.org.uk



We would be interested to hear about other sites that you visit and feel should be listed on this links page. Please contact to submit details. BAPT reserves the right not to publish details of the site if it is deemed unsuitable, non-relevant or inappropriate for our visitors.