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Press conference on foster care in Pazardjik
On 04.11.2010 in the Complex for social services to children and families in Pazarjik was held a press conference in regards to the foster care campaign of the Complex. Participants were representatives from the Municipality of Pazarjik, CSSCF, Child Protection Unit, mayors from the Municipality of Pazarjik, as well as foster parents. Rumena Tareva, leader of the program "Trainings, methodological support and researches" of SAPI in Sofia, also took part in the conference. Presented was the campaign of the Complex in Pazarjik that aims at the provision of information to the public about the service foster care. The activities carried out so far as part of the campaign were also presented.
Information meeting on foster care with Roma families
On 05. 11. 2010 social workers from the Regional Foster Care Centre in Pernik held an information meeting in the neighbourhood "Kucian" in Pernik. The citizens of this neighbourhood are of Roma descend and the meeting was organized with the help of the medical mediator Mrs. Zornica Georgieva. 12 Roma families were present at the meeting. Considerable interest was demonstrated by the participants, many questions were asked in regards to the essence and the procedures of foster care.
Information meeting on foster care in Daily Kindergarten
On 04.11.2010 representatives of the Regional Foster Care Centre in Sofia held an information meeting related to the UNICEF campaign " Each Child Wants a Family" in the 170 Daily Kindergarten "Pchelica" in Nadejda, Sofia. Over 40 parents and teachers participated in the meeting. We want to express our gratitude to Mrs Grigorova, the director of the kindergarten, for her cooperation, as well as to all the participants for the time they devoted to this noble cause.
Training course for candidates for adopters started in RFCC in Sofia
On 06.11.2010 in the Regional Foster Care Centre in Sofia started a training course for candidates for adopters. The Sessions will be held in three consecutive Saturdays in November 2010. The participants will have the chance to become familiar with and discuss the procedures accompanying the adoption process, will discuss the essence of parenting and what does it mean to take care of a child. They will also acquire some positive upbringing practices and techniques for ensuring a safe environment for the growing up of a child. осиновители.
Training for foster parent candidates started in Sofia
On 11.11.2010 in the Regional Foster Care Centre in Sofia a training for candidates for foster parents will start. Three families will participate in the training modules. During the training they will have the chance to prepare for a better welcoming and care of the children that need foster care through participation in role games, case solving, and discussions.
One more foster family approved in the RFCC in Sofia
On 01.11.2010 at a regular meeting of the Child Commission in the Capital Municipality were presented and evaluated the candidacies for foster parents of several families. The Regional Foster Care Centre in Sofia presented the candidacy of one of their clients willing to provide volunteer foster care. A social worker from the Centre accompanied and supported the candidate at the meeting. Following a discussion, the Commission approved by a full vote the candidacy.
News from the Regional Foster Care Centre in Sofia
On 02.11.2010 a meeting was held with Mr. Irinei Konstantinov - director of the Sofia Theatre. We discussed and reached an agreement concerning the support and cooperation for the spreading of the foster care idea in Bulgaria through the delivery of advertisement bulletins and brochures among the visitors of the theatre. The director of the Sofia Theatre engaged with the projection of the video of the campaign "Each Child Wants a Family" - Become a foster parent. We want to express our gratitude for the cooperation and the attention to the problems of the children that need life in a safe family environment.
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