BPF Mission Statement

To promote pastoral care, counselling and psychotherapy by:

  • networking and marketing BPF' s training and support provision

  • finding new links

  • collaborating and forming alliances

  • communicating externally through:

    • the BPF website

    • Dynamics

    • advertising

    • outreach to potential users and allies

    • publicising the work of BPF in articles and journal items

To improve the quality of pastoral care by:

  • training in pastoral care, human relations and psychotherapy including:

    • a pyschotherapy and counselling course

    • small group work approaches embedded in:

      • Annual Conferences

      • Seminars

      • Primal weekends

      • Tutors and Facilitators' conferences

      • Scottish Gatherings

To provide a membership organisation that

  • encourages the passion and commitment of its Trustees and Staff Team, Tutors, Facilitators and Regional Representatives, including

    • -training tutors

    • -training in small group facilitation

  • communicates effectively with members and officers

  • manages its data, finances and planning effectively

  • implements its strategies and reviews its progress

(Taken from PO-05 version 1, 11-Nov-10)