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Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander and Ana Marija Spanic (Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb) with Linda Cordisco Steele (NCAC) Center`s Model Of Work And PROMISE Project Presented At the 15th ISPCAN Regional Conference In Haague

News Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, prof. Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, was invited to present the work of the Center and to give a presentation „Addressing children’s needs and establishing services in Croatia“, that was held in the context of symposium Multidisciplinary Interagency Approaches, where the PROMISE project was presented at the 15th ISPCAN Regional Conference in Haague. Center`s director prof. Gordana Buljan Flander and psychologist Ana Marija Španić participated at the ISCPAN Conference that was held from 1st to 4th October in Haague, Netherlands.

Published: 18.10.2017. | Read more >

Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander and psychologist Ana Marija Spanic with Pascale Franck, director of Family Justice Center in Antwerp and Bert Groen, president of European Family Justice Center Alliance President and vice president of European Family Justice Center Alliance visited Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb

News Pascale Franck, director of Family Justice Center in Antwerp (Belgium) and Bert Groen (Netherlands), president of European Family Justice Center Alliance, visited Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb on October 12, 2017.

Published: 16.10.2017. | Read more >

slov Professionals From Slovenia Visit Our Centre Within the Project “Minor’s Counsel – the Voice Of the Child”

News Professionals from Slovenia (psychologists, social workers, social educators) visited the Child and Youth Protection Centre on 15 September 2017. They participate in the project "Minor's Counsel – the Voice Of the Child" (in Slovenian: "Zagovornik – glas otroka") led since 2007 by Tone Dolčić from the Office of Slovenian Children's Advocate. The aim of the project is developing a network of counsels who would represent children in the society in various circumstances when it is important that children's voice be heard.

Published: 02.10.2017. | Read more >

wodal 1 The Second Training In Working With Alienated Children Completed

News The second training in working with alienated children took place in the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb from 4 to 6 September 2017. Karen and Nick Woodall from Family Separation Clinic conducted the training sessions.

Published: 20.09.2017. | Read more >

prag At the Meeting of European Experts on the Manipulaton of Children During Divorce in Prague

News In Prague, on 11 July 2017, a meeting was organized which brought together practitioners from across Europe who are dealing with the manipulation of children by parents in divorce proceedings. The purpose of the meeting was to establish European Association of Parental Alienation Practitioners (EAPAP, https://www.eapap.eu/) that will deal with this issue at a systematic international and multidisciplinary level.

Published: 01.08.2017. | Read more >

Prof.Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb and Ana Marija Spanic, Center`s psychologist, at the FRA Symposium EU Agency for Fundamental Rights Report 2017 at high-level symposium in Brussels

News Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb and Ana Marija Spanic, Center`s psychologist, were invited to attend the European Union Agency fo Fundamental Rights (FRA) high-level symposium '2007-2017: "Is Europe doing enough to protect fundamental rights – the children`s perspective", held on 28 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Published: 04.07.2017. | 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.