REPRESENTATIVE FOR BULGARIA OF

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EXPERTS

Анелия Милошова

Anelia Miloshova

Education:
Master’s in Psychology, member of the Society of Psychologists in Bulgaria
Individual and family counseling and psychotherapy; Supervision - professional consulting
PhD student, a dissertation on ‘Complex Rehabilitation for Persons with Physical Disabilities’ at Southwestern University in Blagoevgrad

Experience:
Director of Care Home for Adults with Physical Disabilities ‘Ilio Voivoda’, Kyustendil
Expert – NASO representative for Kyustendil

Academic experience:
A coach and judge of Boccia, a Paralympic sport adapted for people with disabilities

Недка Петрова

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Education:
Master’s in Psychology, member of the Society of Psychologists in Bulgaria
Individual and family counseling and psychotherapy; Supervision - professional consulting
PhD student, a dissertation on ‘Complex Rehabilitation for Persons with Physical Disabilities’ at Southwestern University in Blagoevgrad

Experience:
Director of Care Home for Adults with Physical Disabilities ‘Ilio Voivoda’, Kyustendil
Expert – NASO representative for Kyustendil

Academic experience:
A coach and judge of Boccia, a Paralympic sport adapted for people with disabilities

Antoaneta Yankabakova

Education:
Master’s in Human Resources Management and Development, NBU, Sofia (2009)
Master’s in Information Technology, Technical University of Gabrovo (1991)
Bachelor’s in Information Technology, Technical University of Gabrovo (1990)
Postgraduate qualification on Supervision in the Helping Professions, University of Veliko Tarnovo (2020)

Experience:
Executive Director of YMCA Association (1994 – 2020).
Head of the Centre for Public Support at YMCA Association (2010 – 2020).
Supervisor of foster families and regional foster care teams in 4 Bulgarian regions (2017 – 2020).
Supervisor and trainer of professional teams providing social services in Bulgaria (2011 – 2020).
UNICEF Development Consultant on Child Friendly Municipality Network (2013 – 2015).
UNICEF Consultant on introduction of a pilot model for regional planning and strategy development of social services in Ruse Region and in the North Central Planning Region (2009 – 2010).

Academic experience:
UNICEF Trainer on introduction of a pilot model for regional planning and strategy development of social services in 25 Bulgarian regions (2010).
Assessor of social service situation for children and youth in Kosovo, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Kosovo, Pristina (2005).
Assessor of an International Training Programme, ToT Assessment of Youth Workers at the European Youth Centre, Budapest (2002).
Trainer and Consultant on youth and social activities and organisational development of NGOs in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo and various European countries (1998 – 2020).
Trainer, expert, coordinator of projects and programmes implemented by YMCA Association, municipal administrations and other NGOs (1996 – 2020).

Атанаска Бонева

Atanaska Boneva

Education:
Master’s in Social Affairs and Administration Management, University of Veliko Tarnovo (1997)
Master’s in Philosophy for Secondary Schools, Sofia University (2019)

 

Experience:
Social worker, chief specialist, director at ASA (1990 – 2009).
Head of social service structures: Centre for Public Support, Centre for Social Rehabilitation and Integration, Complex for Social Services for Children and Adults, Yambol, (2009 – 2017).
Deputy Director in secondary school (2017 – present).
Having been worked as a manager, coordinator and expert in NGOs sector, project management and implementation, with children and families at risk and with volunteers on national and European projects and programmes.
Deputy Chair of the Commission for Foster Care at Social Assistance Regional Directorate Yambol.

Academic experience:
Trainer and supervisor of social service teams, consultant at a therapeutic centre.
External lecturer and trainer at VTC.
Consultant and expert in Expert Groups at NASO, participant in the interdepartmental working groups on regulations drafting.

Valentina Gesheva

Education and qualification:
Pediatric Nurse, ‘Mara Maleeva’ SHMU Plovdiv
Social Affairs, ‘St. St. Cyril and Methodius’ VTU
Risk assessment in probation practices, Paisiy Hilendarski PU
Management of centres for working with children and families
Field work with injecting drug users
Field work on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis prevention

Experience:
Board member of the Crime Prevention Fund – IGA
Expert and manager of CSRI for offenders
NASO Regional Representative for Pazardzhik Region

Academic experience:
Training in working with risk groups (drug addicts, sex workers with crime conduct, domestic abuse victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, people with physical disabilities)

Весела Цанкова

Vesela Tsankova

Education:
Master’s in Laws
Bachelor’s in Social Affairs

Experience:
Board Chair of Civic Initiatives Association – Lovech and manager of Social Services Centre for Public Support, Centre for Social Rehabilitation and Integration and Supported Housing (2014 – present).
Social worker in Sheltered Housing for young people with mental and physical disabilities, Social affairs expert, Legal consultant in Lovech municipal administration (2006 – 2014).
Founder and Board member of Living Village Foundation.
NASO representative for Lovech.

Academic experience:
Providing training in the field of social services; drafting strategic and normative documents, social services and budget management; project and activity management.

Веселина Ботева

Veselina Boteva

NASO Board member

Education:

Master’s in Financial and Non-Financial Institutions Accounting at D. A. Academy of Economics of Svishtov
Master’s in Health Management at the Medical University of Plovdiv
Bachelor’s in Social Affairs and Management at Paisiy Hilendarskiy University of Plovdiv

Qualifications:
Inspectorates role in preventing and counteraction of corruption in the state administration; Implementation of measuring conflicts of interest system in the state administration; Integration of Roma in Bulgarian education; Social services management, quality control and outsourcing of social services management and Monitoring and evaluation of social services development policies and strategies; National coordination on EU issues: linking the internal and European dimensions.

Experience:
Expert and manager in the Agency for Social Assistance (1999 – 2012).
Director of the Social Policy Directorate at Plovdiv Municipality (2012 - present)
Has taken an active part in deinstitutionalization process since 2012 in Plovdiv Municipality, with a personal contribution to the social services development in Plovdiv Municipality through active partnership with government agencies and NGOs.

Desislava Stoyanova

Education:
Master’s in Management of social activities with children and adolescents, qualification in Social pedagogy
Master’s in Information Science

Experience:
Working on social projects;
Social services provision for children and people with disabilities;
Implementation of local strategies and guidelines in the field of social activities.

Желязко Айрянов

Zhelyazko Ayryanov

Education:
Master’s in Social Pedagogy, University of Shumen
Master’s in Public Administration, Free University of Burgas
Bachelor’s in Public Administration, Free University of Burgas

Experience:
Founder and head of the Centre for Public Support in Sredets.
Has worked in the field of social services for over 15 years.
Is interested in social legislation.

Academic experience:
Part of the NASO expert team.

Живка Аярянова

Zhivka Ayryanova

Education:
Master’s in Counseling Psychology, University of Shumen
Bachelor’s in Psychology and Psychology Teacher, University of Shumen

Experience:
Part of the team of the Centre for Public Support in Sredets (2014 – present)
Professional interest in early childhood development, motivation and support for parents to perform joint activities with children.

Academic experience:
Host of ‘Workshop for parents – to grow together’ of UNICEF Bulgaria
Leading trainer of adopters

Илина Чолакова

Ilina Cholakova

Education:
Master’s in Business Administration, New Bulgarian University – Sofia (2010)
Bachelor’s in Marketing and Management, Le Mirail Universite – Toulouse, France (2008)

Experience:
Manager of the Complex for Social Development to the Agency for Social Development Vision in Varna (2020);
Social Services Expert at the Agency for Social Development Vision (2015 – 2019).

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