Professionals from Haskovo and Varna were trained to work with families
Two trainings for independent coordinators of FGC and trainers at “School for parents” were held in Haskovo and Varna in April and May 2019.
The purpose of the trainings was to prepare specialists who will carry out the activities with the parents, included in the project.
34 representatives of the social and educational spheres took part in the events.
The trainers were Maria Petkova, Tulip Foundation, Sofia and Yanka Nikolova, Opportunity and Protection Association, Haskovo.
On the first day of the training, Maria Petkova presented in details the model Family group conference. Through case studies and role-playing, the participants were acquainted with the essence of the model, the phases of the family conference, and the responsibilities of the independent coordinator.
The second day was dedicated to the “School for parents”. Yanka Nikolova, an expert with long experience as a trainer, presented the methodology, structure and content of the model. The attendees had the opportunity to participate in the exercises and games included in the methodology of the “School” and to learn about the ways in which they are conducted.
Family work activities within the project will start immediately after the trainings and will include about 600 parents from both regions.
Haskovo, 4-5 April, 2019
Varna, 13-14 May, 2019