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Screenshot 2017-12-06 13.21.06 NOVA TV: “Children in institutions deteriorate: 400 children are waiting for adoption each year, and 600 adoptive parents are waiting for the child”

News Nova TV announced on 6 December 2017 a report by journalist Barbara Golja on the occasion of the roundtable organized by the Children's Home in Nazorova "Child on Hold". Director of the Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb Prof. Dr. Sc. Gordana Buljan Flander participated.

Published: 06.12.2017. | Read more >

IMAG1542-20171205-194417118 Education for professionals from Slavonia

News On Monday, 4 December 2017 Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb visited our friends and colleagues from Slavonia for education. It was organized by Rev. Josip Bošnjaković, a psychologist. Twenty participants from Family Counseling of Slavonski Brod and Osijek, Family Violence Counseling Centers and Slavonski Brod Social Welfare Center participated in the education.

Published: 06.12.2017. | Read more >

IMG-20171130-WA0005-20171204-130746760-20171204-130747366 About manipulation of children during divorce in Pula

News The training of experts on the topic "Manipulation of children during divorce" was organized by the Center for Social Welfare Pula on 29 and 30 November, 2017 . Training was led by Prof. Dr. Sc. Gordana Buljan Flander and psychologist Mia Roje, MA. The education took place at the House of mentally ill adults Villa Maria and attendees were from Centers of Pula, Pazin, Labin, Rovinj, Poreč and Buje, as also as Pula Police Station.

Published: 04.12.2017. | Read more >

Prof. Dr. Sc. Gordana Buljan Flander At an International Conference on Domestic Violence in Zagreb

News From November 29 to December 1, 2017, an international conference on "Domestic Violence and Other Forms of Gender-Based Violence: A Step to Live without Violence" was held in Zagreb. The invited lecturers participated in this conference were Prof. Dr. Sc. Gordana Buljan Flander and Dr. Sc. Bruna Profaca.

Published: 03.12.2017. | Read more >

From left:  Doc. Dr. Sc. Vanja Slijepčević Saftić, ISPCAN President Dr. Sc. Bernard Gerbaka and Ella Selak Bagarić At ISPCAN Conference in Dubai

News The Conference about the Problem of Child Abuse and Neglect was held in Dubai on November 19 - 22, under the auspices of The International Society for Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), the umbrella institution for the monitoring and prevention of child abuse and neglect. ISPCAN President Dr. Sc. Bernard J. Gerbaka gave an introductory lecture. The conference program was also attended by the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Science, as well as UNICEF and the World Health Organization.

Published: 03.12.2017. | Read more >

20171126_114640 About high-conflict divorces, manipulation and child alienation in Sarajevo

News Last weekend, Director of the Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb, prof. dr. sc. Gordana Buljan Flander, held a lecture as part of the module on "High-conflict divorces, manipulation and child alienation" for studentst from child and adolescent integrative psychotherapy and counseling in Sarajevo.

Published: 27.11.2017. | Read more >

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  • 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.