On 31,10,2019. in the town of Pleven was held training on the topic: “Working with parents at risk of abandoning their children” of the members of the District DI Coordination Mechanism – Pleven and specialists – social workers, pedagogues, psychologists from CPDs and providers of social services in the territory of the region. The training was organized by Hope and homes for children – Bulgaria within the project “Strategic Deinstitutionalisation for the eradication of the institutional care for children 3 years old”. Leading the training were Elena Petkova – national consultant from Hope and homes for children – Bulgaria and Tsvetelina Georgieva – Regional Coordinator of Hope and homes for children – Bulgaria for Pleven Region. The aim of the training was to increase the professional competences of working with parents by presenting a different model of work and support. During the training, participants were introduced to the “Genogram” method, which facilitates the collection of case work information and its use for defining problems and finding cause and effect relationships, as well as cases from the practice of the applied model of Active Family Support of Hope and homes for children Bulgaria.