Special section: Participation

In this section you will find a selection of resources on the importance of consulting with children and young people, including those with disabilities: manuals, practical steps, promising practices, learning opportunities and other.

News

16 Aug 2019
150 children, aged 12–17, from 30 communities in Moldova, learned how to prevent and combat violence in school and in their community this summer. The trainings by the children rights organization Terre des hommes Moldova, within the summer... Read more
11 Aug 2019
START ACADEMY SOFIA is a non-governmental organization aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of disadvantaged students and young people from marginalized groups, especially those who have  or are at risk of dropping out of... Read more
09 Aug 2019
The Department of Health and Social Work in Bulgaria have announced a new admission for the Master's Program in Psychosocial Interventions with Children and Families. The program aims to train future professionals and enhance the skills of... Read more

Learning

26 Apr 2018
The Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action was one of the key outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit and called for the development of guidelines on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in... Read more
06 Nov 2017
This free course, aimed at parents and professionals, is being offered as a guide to helping identify and deal with depression and low mood amongst teenagers and young people. The course will help them to recognise low mood and... Read more
11 Oct 2017
This course offers an introduction to the issue of anxiety among teenagers and young people. It is aimed at health professionals and teachers without specialist training in this area, and does not require any prior experience or knowledge. The... Read more

Library

20 Feb 2019
Municipal Regulation and Action Plan on Children’s Rights aims to put in the center of their attention and reinstate as a priority in their municipal governance agenda the issues dealing with and related to children. These documents provide... Read more
27 Nov 2018
We are sharing the national representative survey "Voices of the Children" conducted by the Market Links research agency in the period January - February 2017, as per a UNICEF Bulgaria assignment. It follows the model of one of the largest... Read more
03 Oct 2018
Technology can be introduced to ways in which children are engaged with regards to protection. This generally includes education, data collection, and communication with social workers/ child services. While propositions in this article make... Read more

Multimedia

18 May 2019
"What is Social Work?" was the topic of the first monthly discussion meeting organized by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children. Unfortunately, for the moment the videos are only available in Bulgarian. The topic of... Read more
11 Apr 2019
Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI Bulgaria) shared this video from channel bTV's "We Believe in Good". The video presents a restaurant in the capital Sofia which "hires young people at risk and teaches them social... Read more
09 Nov 2018
The Bulgarian Society for Group Analysis and Group Processes (BSGAGP) shared the short film "The Found Children" on their YouTube channel. The film is part of the GLOBUL long-term social program "Let's Hear the Children's... Read more

Participation

What is Social Work? Part 1 and Part 2 (In Bulgarian) [Video] [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children
"What is Social Work?" was the topic of the first monthly discussion meeting organized by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children. Unfortunately, for the moment the videos are only available in Bulgarian.
Project Coordinator
Date of publication: 2019
The Trust for Social Achievement Foundation are looking for candidates for the position of Project Coordinator for the cities of Sofia, Sliven and Plovdiv in Bulgaria.
A Sofia restaurant hires young people at risk for a better life and professional realization [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI Bulgaria) shared this video from channel bTV's "We Believe in Good".
[Bulgaria] The New 'Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities and Developmental Problems' Health Program in Varna
Date of publication: 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year.
[Africa] Negotiating a better future The impact of teaching negotiation skills on girls' health and educational outcomes.
Date of publication: 2019
Across Sub-Saharan Africa, families are more likely to invest in the education of boys than in that of girls; in Zambia, for example, girls drop out at a rate three times as much as boys in the transition to secondary school.
[International] The KidsRights Foundation is receiving nominations for the International Children’s Peace Prize
Date of publication: 2019
The KidsRights Foundation awards the International Children's Peace Prize every year and is receiving nominations for this year's event.
Regulation on the implementation of the rights of children through a child friendly municipal governance system
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: KOMF (Coalition of NGO's on Child Protection in Kosovo)
Municipal Regulation and Action Plan on Children’s Rights aims to put in the center of their attention and reinstate as a priority in their municipal governance agenda the issues dealing with and related to children.
[Bulgaria] A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the KHC evaluated the assigned tasks of Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2019
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children with experience in direct field work and in research of the process of deinstitutionalization of child care - Borislava Mecheva, Valentina Bizheva,
[MENA (Middle East, north africa)] Evaluation of the pilot phase of MGSC in Jordan
Date of publication: 2019
Last year, the MGS methodology has been revised in partnership with Queen Margaret
[Serbia] The database of successful examples of extra-curricular activities
Date of publication: 2019
The database of successful examples of extra-curricular activities was based on selected papers that were submitted to the Call of the Institute for the Advancement of Education, which was open from October 2017 to the end of January 2018, by scho

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