Social Activities and Practice Institute
The right of children to have a family
The project includes field studies in Italy, Romania, Poland and Bulgaria, developed within the 2008 call «Fundamental Rights and Citizenship" for proposals for specific transnational projects. It is performed by association "Amici Dei Bambini" in partnership with various organizations and institutions in Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Belgium and Poland in the period of January 2010 - June 2011 For Bulgaria the activities are performed by the Social Activities ...
Smack-free home for every child
Smack-free home for every child, №JUST/2009/DAP3/AG/112,within the DAPHNE Programme financed by EC BACKGROUND The corporal punishment is forbidden in two of project`s countries: Bulgaria and Latvia, while Poland and Lithuania are still working to announce full prohibition. In Bulgaria, despite the exiexisting ban on corporal pu ...
The Resilience approach in Bulgaria: Innovative Practices in Central North Bulgaria
Резилиансът може да се разглежда като способността на даден индивид или социална система да се развива и израства в много трудни условия. Една подобна способност предполага: предпазване и защита, устойчивост; изграждане отново и планиране в перспектива. Тя се изгражда чрез процес, продължаващ целия живот, във взаимодействие между индивида /социалната система/ и неговото обкръжение. Следователно тази способност се променя в зависимост от конкретните условия и в завис ...
Innovative Practices in Central North Bulgaria
The aim of this project is to provide community-based social services for children and families at risk. The project will develop the capacity to meet clients who have been victims of violence or are themselves abusers. It envisages two main lines of action: • Targeted impact on areas with underdeveloped social services in district towns of Lovech, Pleven, Razgrad, where social services for children and families are almost absent. Moreover, ...
Centre for Family Support "Help for Self-help"
The centre for family support "Help for Self-help" assumes as its mission the prevention of child nursing in institutions. We consider that children should be brought up by relatives who love them and take good care of them. The purpose of our Centre is to render support and assistance to families in a state of crisis- young mothers who are compelled to leave their babies in an institution, because they have no opportunity to bring them up by themselves; single parents who need help ...
The Centre for youth probation and social activity
The Social Activities and Practices Institute is an organisation with experience in providing services for children and families. SAPI is an NGO registered according to the Social Support Act for providing social services: home for temporary placement and social rehabilitation and integration. The organisation is registered as a collector of personal data according to the Personal Data Protection Act. The Centre for youth probation and social activity in Gabrovo started their work in October ...
Community-based services for children and families
The project is aimed at children at risk - leaving social institutions with behavioral problems, school dropouts, victims of trafficking, parents, as well as at the local authorities and social services in the city of Gabrovo. The project developed new programs and community-based services needed for the social inclusion of vulnerable groups of children and families. The services piloted within the project were provided by the Youth Center for Social Educational Activity in&nbs ...
Europe 2003 "European Practices for Decentralization in the Provision of Social Services"
The objectives of the project are to contribute for the implementation and application of new legislation in the sphere of child protection through popularization of the European practices for provision of social services to children and families. The target groups are a Governmental staff on a local level (140 people) and a Management and expert staff from non-profit organizations working with children and families (about 100 people). The practice of provision of social services in France wil ...
"Helping the Helpers" GSP 2004-2005
The project goal is to support the Child Welfare Reform in Bulgaria by improving the quality of work of Child Protection Departments,and services to children connected with the enforcement of secondary legislation re. prevention of child abandonment, de-institutionalization of children in residential care, social reintegration, foster care, etc. The project therefore aims to:- develop professional work standards for intervision;- provide supervision/intervision ...
"Children in conflict with the law ", "Youth Probation Centre" in cooperation with the project "Improved Juvenile Justice" UNDP 2004
The project is a continuation of the former project. In Gabrovo MunicipalitySAPI implemented a project for introducing alternatives to institutionalized treatment of childrenwith asocial behaviourand antisocial acts in the already created centre for youth probation and social and educational activity. It is funded by COLPI program and the Open Society Institute- Bulgaria. ...
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Children In Alternative Care
Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children
Children in Conflict with the Law
The Child Witness
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