Individual assessment in criminal justice | Seminars

Individual assessment in criminal justice | Seminars

The Social Activities and Practices Institute will hold a series of seminars on Individual assessment in criminal justice in Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo, Shumen, Burgas and Sofia. Invited to attend are reginal level judges, prosecutors, investigating officers, representatives of the Regional Service Execution of Sentences, Regional Social Assistance Directorate, Social Assistance Directorate, Regional Inspectorate of Education of MES, Regional Health Inspectorate, municipalities and NGOs, social services providers.


With relation to the requirements of Directive 2012/29/EU for establishment of minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of child victims of crime and their transposition in Bulgarian legislation, The Social Activities and Practices Institute is holding seminars aimed for professionals working in the field of child justice.


A separate panel titled The significance of alternative punishment, role of the pre-trial report for fair justice, will be incorporated in the seminars taking place in Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo and Burgas to discuss the significance of pre-trial report for the personalisation of punishment, possibilities to engage community based resources such as social and other support services, change and employment with a view to enhancing the opportunities to incorporate public impact programmes in the sentence. The purpose of this panel is to increase professionals’ awareness, understanding and sensitivity to the significance of probation as a type of punishment and to working in co-operation in the name of fair justice.



Plovdiv – 24.03 | 25.03 | Leipzig Hotel, 70  Ruski Blvd

Veliko Tarnovo  – 30.03 | 31.03

Shumen – 30.03 | 31.03

Burgas – 31.03 | 1.04

Sofia – 13.04


The seminars are conducted in implementation of Increasing the Competencies of Probation Staff project funded by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014, BG15 Programme and Listen to the Child – Justice Befriends the Child project, JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4601, funded by the European Commission. The Programmes of the individual events are provided at the end of the article.