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 October-December 2011

 

The Informative days in Pazardzhik judicial region go on

685Another Informative day to present the Project “Increasing the capacity of institutions and NGOs in Pazardzhik judicial region for dealing with the problem of domestic abuse and effective implementation of programmes under article 6, paragraph 7 from the Law for protection of domestic abuse – LPDA” took place in one of the halls of Regional court – Peshtera during the previous week.
The aims of the project and the achieved results were presented to the participants by Dimitur Russinov – the programme manager of Fund IGA. Lectures by Maria Cheshmedzhieva – the manager of the Crisis centre for individuals and children who are victims of domestic abuse, Valentina Gesheva – manager of CSRI of Fund IGA and Svetla Davcheva – psychologist, were included in the programme of the informative event. They presented the programmes on which they have been working and shared their experience from the work with both the victims and the perpetrators till now.
Tsvyatko Mangov – chair person of Regional court – Panagyurishte as well as other judges, the district prosecutor of Panagyurishte, representatives of the Local commission against antisocial acts of juveniles and minors, Regional police department, Municipal probation service, schools and media attended the informative day.
The chair person of Regional court- Panagyurishte expressed his satisfaction from the event and called upon the institutions to unite their efforts to deal with the problem. Other participants in the informative day also showed concern to it.
A general aim of the project is to decrease the acts of domestic abuse and the negative consequences on the victims and the society.

 

Training of the team of CSRI and Monitored care unit in Plovdiv

711Training of the teams of the Centre for social rehabilitation and integration for support of children for development of skills for an independent life and prevention of a risky behaviour and Monitored care unit – Plovdiv was carried out on October 19th-20th. The two social services have been activities delegated by the country since June 2011 and Plovdiv municipality has entrusted their management to Crime Prevention Fund – IGA.
Within the framework of the training Assoc. Prof. Vladimir Velinov introduced to the teams a Structured instrument for an assessment of the risk (SIAR) and its application in the assessment of risks from social acts, risks in the education (dropping out of school) and behavioural deviations in the childhood. The application of SIAR will enable the specialists who work with children to take into consideration the factors which have an unfavourable effect on the child’s behaviour and to choose the forms, methods and ways for dealing with their negative influence.

 

An informative day in Peshtera

709The second informative day for presenting the Project “Increasing the capacity of institutions and NGOs in Pazardzhik judicial region for dealing with the problem of domestic abuse and effective implementation of programmes under article 3, paragraph 7 from the Law for protection of domestic abuse (LPDA)” took place the previous week in Peshtera. Dimitur Russinov - the program manager of Fund IGA, introduced to the audience the project’s aims, the achieved results and the future proceedings. Maria Cheshmedzhieva - the manager of the Crisis centre for individuals and children who are victims of domestic abuse, presented the programme which is applied in the work with the victims of domestic abuse as well as the pilot programme for working in the schools. It has been carried out in four schools in the region – two in Peshtera, one in the city of Pazardzhik and one in the village of Patalenitsa. Representatives of Regional court – Peshtera, Crisis centre for individuals and children who are victims of domestic abuse, Regional police department - Peshtera, Local commission against antisocial acts of juveniles and minors, Peshtera municipality, “Social assistance” Directorate and representatives of the two schools in Peshtera where the programme is applied, attended the conference. Svetla Davcheva – a psychologist from the Office for consultation, guidance and support of victims of domestic abuse, presented the methodology which is applied in the work with both the victims and the perpetrators. The project has been realized at the territory of Pazardzhik judicial region and the funding source is the Ministry of justice on the grounds of article 19, paragraph 3 from the Rules for application of the Law for protection of domestic abuse. Its general aim is to decrease the acts of domestic abuse and the negative consequences on the victims and the society.
An Informative day will take place on October 19th in Panagyurishte, and also in Velingrad by the end of the month.

 

Domestic abuse – “Let’s do not hide the problem”

708(October, 4th) An informatory day for presenting the Project “Increasing the capacity of institutions and NGOs in Pazardzhik judicial region for dealing with the problem of domestic abuse and an effective implementation of programmes under article 6, paragraph 7 from the Law for Protection of Domestic Abuse (LPDA)”, its aims, achieved results and future proceedings, was held yesterday at the National press club of BTA - Pazardzhik. This is the first forum of such a kind, planned in the project, and the others will be held in Velingrad, Peshtera and Panagyurishte – the munipal centres in the district where there are Regional courts.
The project was presented by the programme director of Fund – IGA Dimitur Russinov. After his presentation the guest of the forum – the deputy Ginche Karaminova, clarified to the audience the present state of legislation on the topic and outlined the meaning of the NGO sector in the attempts of a successful dealing with the problem. Mrs Karaminova also commented on the human aspect of the topic, which concerns mostly the women, and sympathized in their sorrow.
Maria Cheshmedzhieva – manager of the Crisis centre for individuals and children who have fallen victims of domestic abuse, and Valentina Gesheva – manager of the Centre for social rehabilitation and integration (CSRI) of Fund - IGA presented the programmes which are applied in the work with victims and perpetrators and introduced to the audience the experience which has been gained till the present moment.
Representatives of District court and Regional court – Pazardzhik, District Directorate “Police station”, Regional directorate “Social assistance”, Department “Protection for the child”, the prison, Regional Education Inspectorate, as well as representatives of the schools in which the Programme for prevention of domestic abuse was conducted, attended the Informatory day. Crime Prevention Fund – IGA has been implementing the project since the beginning of August. The project has been realized at the territory of Pazardzhik judicial region, and the funding source is the Ministry of justice, on the grounds of article 19, paragraph 3 from the Rules for application of the Law for protection of Domestic Abuse.
A general aim of the project is to reduce the number of acts of domestic abuse and the negative consequences on the victims and the society.