Teens

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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Adolescence and the importance of connection

Posted on: 17th August 2017

Our latest quarterly report focused on our Teen Spirit programmes for young people who have been adopted and young people who are living with or affected by HIV.   On…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Teens and social connection (1)

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Focus on teens and social connection Body & Soul supports members in their teenage years through two Teen Spirit services that run in parallel: one is tailored to the needs…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Teens and social connection (2)

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Community connection Body & Soul is a community of members, volunteers, staff and professionals, and one of the most important things that happens here is the establishment of loving, trusting…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Life in My Shoes

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Life in My Shoes is Body & Soul’s campaign to promote empathy as a means of understanding the experiences of others and reducing stigma around ‘invisible difference’, e.g. the difference…

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Case study: Kate

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Kate is 14 years old and has had six very positive sessions with the Teen Spirit adoption programme. Her initial registration revealed that she has significant difficulties forming and maintaining…

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Case study: Marius

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Marius is 16 years old and was referred to Body & Soul’s Teen Spirit HIV service by his GP in 2016. He was adopted as a baby, but has had…

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Volunteer profile: Camilla

Posted on: 26th July 2017

Camilla has been volunteering with Body & Soul for over two years now and has gone above and beyond in dedicating her skills, experience and time to our community. From…

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Spreading empathy one rap battle at a time

Posted on: 24th July 2017

Body & Soul’s Life in My Shoes programme has been reaching out to school children and youth groups in and around London for five years now. In the last year,…

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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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