The training module is implementing a project "Strategic deinstitutionalization for the removal of institutional care for children under 3 years of age in Bulgaria".
Training was attended by over 25 Representatives of the departments "Child Protection" on the territory of Stara Zagora, and social service providers.
The main objective of the training was to enhance professional competence in working with children, presenting a - a different pattern of work and support. The participants received knowledge of deinstitutionalization as a process, Alternative forms of child care - Philosophy, principles and operational characteristics, set out in the Action Plan 2016 – 2020. Through practical tasks trainers explained what it means alternative support and who are the participants in its rendering.
In training module was included explanatory part specifics and peculiarities in support of children with disabilities. It was presented an alternative family environment, associated with them, and assistance, to be provided to foster parents, caring for children with disabilities.
At the end of the training was placed and emphasis on proper interaction in the process of deinstitutionalization of support for children and families and providing alternative care.