Children

Ongoing Support for Adopted Young People

Posted on: 20th October 2017

Body & Soul has been working with adopted children, young people and their adoptive parents for the past 2 years. We know that their past doesn’t disappear once they have…

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Finding the root cause

Posted on: 12th September 2017

One of the things that makes the Body & Soul approach distinctive is the fact that it looks beyond the symptoms for the root causes of the problems faced by…

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Body & Soul at LEGO

Posted on: 6th September 2017

Body & Soul’s assistant director, Jed Marsh, explains what Development Week is all about – and how LEGO fits in… _______________ For many of us, the last week of August…

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Interning at Body & Soul

Posted on: 22nd August 2017

Kristen Hagemeister has been interning in Body & Soul’s HIV programme for the past three months. Working in the Children’s Centre, she has interacted closely with children and their parents….

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Quarterly Report – Q1 2017: Focus on childhood

Posted on: 28th June 2017

We know that our childhood stays with us throughout our lives, so at Body & Soul we are committed to ensuring our youngest members receive the best possible start in…

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Transforming the impact of childhood adversity

Posted on: 4th May 2017

Body & Soul has been working for over 20 years with families affected by HIV, but it has always been about more than a virus – our members are some…

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Building friendships out of cardboard

Posted on: 1st February 2017

At the end of last year, we did a post about Body & Soul’s adoption programme, which provides tailored support to children and teenagers who have been adopted and who…

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The whole-person model: working with individuals and families

Posted on: 19th January 2017

We often talk about our whole-person approach to care – our belief that the difficulties faced by a person cannot be separated out from each other, as they often are…

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Body & Soul’s adoption programme

Posted on: 15th December 2016

For over a year now, we have been running a programme for children who have been adopted alongside our more established services. Jed Marsh, assistant director at Body & Soul,…

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The importance of social support – it’s not just psychological

Posted on: 25th October 2016

Bianca Karpf is Partnerships and Programmes Manager at Body & Soul. Here she looks back at the three months from July to September and talks about some of the themes…

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