Social Activities and Practice Institute
"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. ...
"Children in conflict with the law ", "Youth Probation Centre" in cooperation with the project "Improved Juvenile Justice" UNDP 2003
The aim of the project was to create a youth probation centre (an alternative centre for social prevention) in order to apply non-custodial measures, supervision of cases of imprisonment of juveniles(including placement in correctional establishments), to assist the coordination of administration of youth justice on a municipal level. The project contains the following main components- creation of youth probation centres in four towns- Bourgas, Blagoevgrad, Vidin and Gabrovo; training of the mul ...
"Individualization of the treatment of young offenders from Sofia Prison" 2003
The project is directed towards favoring the reform in the prison system, guaranteeing the human rights of detainees and the creation of conditions for their deriving benefit from the stay in prison.The idea underlying the project is to support the changes needed to be performed in one of the 13 prisons in the country - Sofia Prison. Besides the opportunity for improving the skills for assessment of offenders, specialized programs for group work with young prisoners have been provided - anger an ...
"Help for Self-help- setting up a support centre for mothers and their children"2002-2003
The aim of the project is to prevent child abandonment by providing services for single mothers. As a result of the project, a house for temporary accommodation was set up, whose capacity allows to support 7 single mothers and their babies, preparing them for an independent life.Part of the centre activities will be directed to the support of pregnant women who are at risk to abandon their children. Within the framework of the project a network for rendering support was created, the capacity of ...
"Training in international standards of law administration for juvenile offenders" 2002-2003
The project has been directed to training of local bodies taking decisions on measures to counter child and youth crime.The aim of the project is to raise the professional competence of the members of local commissions for combating the antisocial acts of minors and juveniles in the towns Pleven, Lovech and Gabrovo, in the field of international standards and their turning into an actual regulator of professional conduct. There have been held three seminars with 20 participants on: The i ...
"Centre for Technical Support" 2002
According to the 1985 Standard Minimum Rules for the administration of juvenile justice, its aims are to emphasize the well-being of the juvenile and to ensure that any reaction to juvenile offenders is in proportion to the circumstances of both the offender and the offences.The Rules also point that the strictly punitive approaches are not appropriate. A model for improved juvenile justice has been developed and applied. As a result of the project, a Centre for Technical Support to proj ...
"Improvement of the quality of social work in prisons" 2001-2002
The major aim of the project is the raising of the professional competence of social workers in prison in the social work with an individual case- case study, assessment of needs and risk, sentence planning.Due to this project, with the adoption of the amendments to the Execution of Sentences Act, there is a prepared team in every prison for starting the risk and needs assessment of every newly admitted prisoner and for planning of the sentence.This project was carried out with the financi ...
Another Space for the Children from the Home for Children Deprived of Parental Care "Petko R. Slaveikov"
In March 2007 the Social Activities and Practices Institute (SAPI) started a project for restructuring and reformation of the Home for Children Deprived of Parental Care "Petko Slaveikov" – Sofia, financed by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy and the PHARE program. The costs of the project amount to 111 000 euro granted by the PHARE program.
Coalition for Child-Friendly Interviewing
Activities included in the project will lead to progressive changes in the practice of interviewing child victims, which experts from two participating countries recognize as a serious problem. The goal of the project is to promote the idea of child-friendly interview rooms and to prevent secondary traumatization through preparing children for their participation in criminal procedures and thro ...
Development of grid of out-of-class and out-of-school activities – approbation of a model for prevention from drop-outs-study
The project is financed by the Ministry of education and science upon a scheme for free finance help„To make the school attractive for young people" Contract № BG051PO001/07/4.2-01/578, according operative program "Human resources development" The project is realized on the territory of municipality of Pazardjik. The leading organization is association"SAPI"-Sofia.The partners are municipa ...
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