Social Activities and Practice Institute
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 ...
A Family for Every Child
Preparing Assessment of Parental Capacity, including of the extended Family of Residents at Institutions for Medico-social Care for Children, Ages 0 -3 Years The activities are carried out under the UNICEF project "A Family for Every Child". The services are provi ...
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 ...
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