Social Activities and Practice Institute
National Resource Center for Foster Care
The expected increase in the number of foster families in the country seriously raises the question of how to ensure the quality of foster care. The development of the Resource Center for Foster Care meets the need for quality training of future trainers and specialists to support candidates for foster families. The methodology for providing foster care services is a good basis for standardization of practice across the count ...
CSSCF - Pazardzhik - 2007-2012
The Social Activities and Practices Institute is a provider of social services in the municipality of Pazardzhik. This activity is long-term and continues for a period of 5 years, state-delegated through the municipality of Pazardzhik. Main goals are: · Improvement of the well-being of children in the municipality of Pazardzhik through introduction of quality services and support in a ...
Children's Participation in Legal Pocedures
The action aims at increasing the professional capacity and improving the treatment of children involved in legal procedures, so as to answer the requirements of the international and European child protection legislation, and contribute to the priorities of the NSRF and OP Administrative Capacity in respect to their sections Judicial System and Civil Society. The main target grou ...
Resilience Without Borders
Goals of the project: 1. To provide a systematic support for the professionals working with vulnerable groups of people by the promotion and development of the resilience approach in Bulgaria and in the countries from Northeastern Europe. 2. To ensure stable practical application of the Resilience in Bulgaria.
Hear the Child
GENERAL OBJECTIVE: Change in the practice of court hearing of children victims of violence and children witnesses of crimes in Bulgaria so as to guarantee the best interest and protection of the child. PARTNERS: All organs and institutions dealin ...
Childhood without Abuse:
Toward a Better Child Protection System in Eastern Europe Program implemented in 7 countries – initiated and financed by Oak Foundation For many years child abuse was a latent problem in Central and Eastern Europe. The media remained silent about it, while social policy recommendations and academic curricula avoided the issue. Professional assistance for abused children did not even exist. There were no publications, databases, or ...
Sexual abuse of children from the residential care institutions
The project is financed by the European commission according to Daphne III // JLS\2007\DAP-1\178-30-CE-0229207\00-68 SAPI is coordinator and the partners are: Foundation „Nobody's children" – Poland, Centre Amelipe – Bulgaria, ARSIS - Greece, Dardezde Centre – Lithuania, Children support Centre – Latvia. The project duration is ...
Enlargement of the Model of Foster Care in Bulgaria
The project is aimed at supporting the development of the foster care service in eight municipalities in the country as well as at deinstitutionalizing and development of the social services in the community. Establishing partnership with stakeholders such as non-governmental institutions, Municipalities, Agencies for Social Support (Directorates for Child Protection) and the local Commissions f ...
Transfering the French qualification foster parent
Leading organization is the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ", the Institute for Social Activities and Practices (SAPI) is the Coordinator for Bulgaria. The National Agency for Vocational Education and Training is a project partner for Bulgaria. ...
Listen to the Child II
The main objective is to ensure the best interests of the child victim or witness of crime by improving the acting of justice system in cases of sexual abuse and exploitation of children in Bulgaria. Specific project objectives are: - To continue building the professional capacity of the specialists who carried out the examination / hearing children and to set up a specialized team to listen to children under 14 years of age who are victims or witnesses of ...
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