Online Library

This is an online library with  publications related to child protection, including legislation, professional guidance, research reports and toolkits. Please use the filter function to adjust your search or try out the Document Galaxy for a more intuitive search.

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2016 - Борислава Мечева, Калина Йорданова
Deinstitutionalization is much more than a change in location. This is a complex social process that effects the child, the professional and the whole community. The deinstitutionalization  requires a change in the way we think about institutions...
2015 - The Opening Doors campaign
Opening Doors - Country Snapshots
There are 16,000 fewer children in institutions today compared to 2013. However, a considerable amount of children are still entering public care and rates of family separation are high in number of countries, including Bulgaria, Lithuania, Serbia...
2015 - Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children
A brief summery of the training activities for the administration involved in the social services for children, 2012-2013. 
2015 - Hope and homes for Children - Bulgaria
Social Work by the Laws of the Family System (RCMD in the Role of the "Good Adult") is an intriguing read published by Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria. The book focuses on the ideas on which the NGO Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria was...
2014 - Eurochild


The publication provides an overview of the myths related to institutional care and Deinstitutionalisation – the complex process of replacing a childcare system based on institutional care with a range of family-based alternatives for children and...
2013 - Psychosocial Intervention
This article, published in “Psychosocial Intervention”, discusses the challenges of reforming the child welfare and protection systems in Hungary and Romania –two countries in transition from socialism to capitalism– and the impact on children,...
2013 - Everychild
With the release of this report EveryChild and Partnerships for Every Child celebrate over ten years of improving children’s lives in Moldova. EvC has grown in capacity, experience and credibility over the years. This resulted in the establishment...
2013 - Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children, NBU
This evaluation report seeks to study the impact of closing the institutions for babies in Kyustendil and Shiroka Laka on children, parents, interested individuals from the community, political leaders.  By comparing the closure of the two Homes for...
2013 - Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children
Through 10 meetings, a group of 11 young people, who have spent part of their life in institutions, in their capacity as consultants for the Know-How Centre, identified problems, related to the care for children and gave recommendations in the...
2013 - Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children
A research study of the the deinstitutionalization process in Bulgaria, 2012-2013.


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