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180206_15god_PZZDM051 PHOTO GALLERY: Fifteen Years of the Centre Jubilee Celebration

News On 6 February 2018, we celebrated 15 years of the work of the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the city of Zagreb in the Renaissance Hall of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The event gathered the Representative of the President of Croatia Renata Margaretić Urlić, her consultant for social activities for the youth, dr. Ivan Ćelić, the representative of the President of Croatian Parliament Gordan Jandroković, the representative of the Prime Minister the Minister of Health Milan Kujundžić, the members of the Government: the Minister for Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy Nada Murganić, the Minister of Justice Dražen Bošnjaković, the City of Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić with his assistants, the Ambassador of Australia Elizabeth Petrović, the Ambassador of India Sandeep Kumar, the Rector of the University of Zagreb, Damir Boras, the Rector of the Zagreb Cathedral, reverent Josip Kuhtić, ombudsman for children Helenca Pirnat Dragičević, the members of the Parliament, deans Hrvoje Brkić and Snježana Sekušek Galešev, the President of the Croatian Psychological Chamber Andreja Bogdan, minister deputies, state secretaries, heads of city offices and city health and other institutions, our colleagues, children and parents from our committees.

Published: 18.02.2018. | Read more >

gordana buljan flander Croatian Radio – POLIGRAF: Violence against and among children

News Child Protection Hub for South East Europe reported: "On February 2nd 2018, in the Croatian Radio "Poligraf", the topic of violence against and among children was discussed. Guests in the studio were Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD,  Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb; Dejana Bouillet, PhD, Head of Department of Pedagogy and Didactics at the Faculty of Teacher Education in Zagreb; Jasenka Pregrad, Psychologist and Psychotherapist, Head of the UNICEF Program Stop Violence among Children and  dr. sc. Renato Matić, Siociologist, Croatian Studies.

Published: 13.02.2018. | Read more >

Screenshot 2018-01-22 07.45.35 NOVA TV On the student attack in elementary school in Pribislavac: “It is important to help the victim and the perpetrator”

From other media News On the occasion of injuries with a sharp object, which is one fifth grader inflicted another in elementary school Vladimir Nazor in Pribislavec at Čakovca in Nova TV News Director of the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb Prof. Dr. Sc. Gordana Buljan Flander emphasized how important it is to help the victim and the perpetrator.

Published: 23.01.2018. | Read more >

IMAG1712-20180117-175355325 Our Director at the Expert workshop on the implementation of the Child sexual abuse directive with regard to children in migration

News Expert workshop "The implementation of EU Directive 2011/93 / EU on combating the sexual abuse of children with regard to children in migration" was held on 17 January 2018 in Brussels, Belgium, organized by the European Commission, Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs. Director of the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, Prof. Dr. Sc. Gordana Buljan Flander was invited to actively participate in the role of an external expert.

Published: 22.01.2018. | Read more >

1_Turid Heiberg, Coordinator of the PROMISE project and Head of the Children at Risk Unit in Council of the Baltic Sea States, and Center`s psychologist Ana Marija Spanic At the 11th European Forum on the rights of the child: Children deprived of their liberty and alternatives to detention

News European Commission organised the 11th European Forum on the rights of the child that was held in Albert Borschette conference centre in Brussels, Belgium on 7th and 8th November 2017. The specific focus of the this year`s Forum was on children deprived of their liberty and alternatives to detention.

Published: 02.01.2018. | Read more >

Ana Marija Španić and Laura Cejmale at the EFJCA Conference workshop At the International European Family Justice Center Alliance (EFJCA) conference

News International conference: "How to start a Family Justice Center" was held in the Royal Library in Brussels, Belgium on 1st of December 2017. Main hosts were Bert Groen, president of European Family Justice Center Alliance, and Pascale Franck, director of Family Justice Center in Antwerp, Belgium. The specific focus of the conference was development and support of integrated multidisciplinary centers and chain approach to create pathways to hope for victims of domestic violence and child abuse.

Published: 02.01.2018. | Read more >

Publications
  • Brochure Brochure about Child Protectin Centre of Zagreb Brochure about Child protection centre of Zagreb, our team, goals and organization of work.
  • it-s-happened It’s happened, what now…? Leaflet for the parents of sexually abused children Early detection and appropriate intervention may alleviate the consequences of sexual abuse and ensure child recovery.
  • nasilna-ponasanja-mladih Attachment and violent behaviour in youth – Why is love important? A handbook that can help readers to understand better the roots of violent behavior in youth, as well as to find out how to rear a nonviolent child.
  • Handtbook on violence in youth relationships Is it possible that it is love? Handtbook on violence in youth relationships aiming to help the youth to get out of violent relationships, and helping future generations of children because family violence is transgenerational.
  • Handbook on sexual development of the child Sexual development of the child Primary purpose of this handbook is to help parents to be relaxed and prepared to accept sexuality as a part of their child's development and to be prepared to answer their child's questions about sexuality by giving information simply and appropriately for the child's age.
  • Handbook on bullying among children Bullying among children The purpose of this handbook is to try to meet children's needs and to answer adults' questions which are related to bullying and which we encounter at the Child protection centre.
  • This handbook for parents and professionals who provide support to the child who has experienced a loss. Supporting the mourning child This handbook is intended for parents and professionals who provide support to the child who has experienced a loss. It is well-known nowadays that children experience a loss in a way which is different from that of adults.
  • nasilje-preko-interneta Cyberbullying This handbook is intended for children, parents, teachers and everybody who works with children and we believe it will find its way to all those who want to work preventively in the protection of children and youth from the risks imposed by the Internet.
  • i-ja-mogu-uspjeti I can succeed, too! This handbook is intended for parents, educators, teachers and children who, in the education system, are also called the children with developmental problems or the children with specific learning difficulties. It is important to distinguish between the children with developmental problems and those with specific learning difficulties, although these categories may overlap.
  • Handbook about adolescents intended for parents and professionals Should we be concerned? This is a handbook about adolescents intended for parents and professionals. Adolescence is the time of growing into adulthood, when a person establishes a balance between his / her childhood and maturity. It is the period, as some name it, of self-development, when the young person revolts against authority, refuses to be controlled by parents and is getting closer to peers.
  • Workbook intended for hyperactive children. I can! This is a workbook intended for hyperactive children and also used by professional during a treatment. It is packed with ideas and suggestions about how to overcome certain difficulties and achieve more successful peer relationships, higher self-confidence, more assertive communication and overcome insufficiently developed skills necessary for school achievements.
  • Handbook about raising a child with ADHD. Child with ADHD This handbook comprises difficulties of children related to hyperactivity and offers answers to most frequent questions asked by parents and professionals who suspect the child might be hyperactive.
  • Handbook abot child neglect Child neglect This is a handbook about child neglect as the most frequent form of child abuse. It takes place when some of the child's basic needs are not satisfied and it can damage the child's health. Neglect can seriously affect physical and mental health and even lead to lethal outcome, especially if it is prolonged and if it has started within the first three years of life. In this period, the processes of growth and development of the child are the most intensive.
  • dogodilo-se-sto-sada-140x175 It’s happened, what now…? These five leaflets are intended for the parents of sexually abused children and care givers of children who have had traumatic experience - sexual abuse.
  • dijete-i-trauma The child and trauma "The child and trauma"  is leaflet  intended for the parents of children who have been exposed to traumatic experience. The leaflet provides parents with information about traumatic events and expected posttraumatic reactions and feelings of children.
  • Whitnessing family violence  Leaflets for parents and professionals under the title 'Witnessing family' violence define the family violence as any violence happening between the persons who live in the same home.