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AFT has wide ranging experience of working with print, broadcast and digital media. We can offer interviews and expert comment on key issues affecting families, couples, children, young people and adults facing difficulties in their lives and relationships.

Media enquiries

For all media enquiries please contact Suzanne O'Connor (mail@aft.org.uk, Tel 01925 444414)

We receive a high volume of requests, so please include project and deadline details. Please be aware that AFT will only consider those proposals that adhere to members' professional ethical guidelines.

Working with AFT on media projects

AFT has wide ranging experience of working with print, broadcast and digital media. We can offer interviews and expert comment on key issues affecting families, couples, children, young people and adults facing difficulties in their lives and relationships, including:

  • Separation, divorce and step-family life
  • Illness and disability in the family
  • Relational resilience – building strengths
  • Couple relationship issues
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • Adult mental health
  • Child and adult behaviour difficulties
  • Parenting issues
  • Impact of poverty and social marginalisation
  • Grandparent and older adult issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Fostering, adoption and the needs of ‘looked after’ children
  • Violence and abuse
  • Self-harm
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • The effects of trauma
  • Family life cycle changes and transitions

TV Projects

AFT will consider proposals from TV production companies. It can provide expert consultants to work with programme makers, and screen interviewees and commentators.

Please be aware that AFT will only consider those proposals that adhere to members' professional ethics. Contact mail@aft.org.uk, tel 01925 444414

AFT members contacted by the media

Would you like to join the team of AFT members happy to talk with the media? If yes, please complete our Get Involved online form, giving your contact details, job title and areas of particular interest and experience.

AFT members working with the media are expected to adhere to AFT’s ethical guidelines. These also contain useful advice on key issues. If you would like further advice, please contact mail@aft.org.uk, tel 01925 444414.

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