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IMG_0764 (1) At the Conference About Child-Friendly Justice “In the Name of the Child” in Slovenia

News Association of the state attorneys of Slovenia and the Police Directorate of Slovenia, with the participation of the Centre for education of the Slovenian Ministry of Justice organised their traditional 16th conference, under the title "In the name of the child", which was held in the Congress Centre Brdo at Brdo Kranj on 6 and 7 April 2017.

Published: 21.04.2017. | Read more >

Director of Child and Youth Protection Center Gordana Buljan Flander and Centers psychologist Ana Marija Spanic in Haarlem On Third PROMISE project Service Exchange Meeting in Haarlem, Netherlands

News After successful regional conference in Linköping and previous exchange meetings in Zagreb and Reykjavik, on 13-14 March 2017 professionals from around Europe came to Haarlem where the third Service Exchange Meeting of the PROMISE project was held. The key theme of the meeting was transfer and adaptation of the project model: the next steps, specifically focusing on promoting MD/IA with linking policy and practice – current practices and challenges in implementing child friendly practices within the child protection systems, implementation in different national contexts and MD/IA services becoming active agents for change in Europe.

Published: 16.04.2017. | Read more >

cover Celebrating 2017 World Health Day Campaign on Depression

News City Council Health Department of the City of Zagreb is celebrating 2017 World Health Day campaign on depression on 7 April, under the auspices of the World Health Organisation. This year the recommended theme is "Dealing with depression" (the campaign is conducted under the title: Depression, let’s talk).

Published: 31.03.2017. | Read more >

Matej Ilić Buljan s Brave Phone Volunteer Wins the Volunteer Oscar for 2016.

News The eighth award for the best Zagreb volunteer was held in the City Hall. The winner was a long time volunteer of the Brave Phone, Matej Ilić Buljan. That was the decision of citizens who elected him via electronic voting on the internet web page, or at the headquarters of the Volunteer Centre Zagreb, or even by sending their votes by snail mail, between 30 January and 19 February 2017.

Published: 30.03.2017. | Read more >

peseki u poliklinici Therapy Dogs Evie and Heidi Started Working with Children at the Centre

News Bichon Havanese dogs Evie and Heidi, trained for the needs of children and youth of the socially vulnerable groups (AAI, AAT), have been working with a certified dog guide Renata Fridrih, educator – speech therapist, since 21 March 2017. The dogs were trained according to the holistic approach where the dog is in partnership with the guide, and their behaviour signals children's needs while participating in working with them. Dogs work individually, in pairs and in groups of children. Their work in the project is conducted on the principle one dog – more clients.

Published: 23.03.2017. | Read more >

S lijeva: Ninoslava Pećnik, Branka Starc, Bruna Profaca, Gordana Keresteš The Seventh Annual Conference “Let’s Grow Together” and Let’s Grow Together Plus”

News The Seventh Annual Conference "Let's Grow Together" and Let's Grow Together Plus" was held in Zagreb on 17 and 18 March 2017, with 250 participants from all over Croatia, who have been working with parents in this programme. Sc.D. Bruna Profaca, psychologist of the Centre, participated with the invited lecture "Pitfalls for Parents: Risks and Support Opportunities" in which she presented possible risks, as well as protective factors in the relationship parent-child and positive parenting.

Published: 22.03.2017. | 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.