ANNOUNCEMENT: Center in Osijek is not a part of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb

News Regarding numerous patients’ and experts’ inquiries about opening an institution named similar as ours in Osijek, we inform parents and professional community that Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb is not associated with opening Child and Youth Protection Center in Osijek in any way – organizational, by program, neither by supervision.

Published: 11.01.2017. | Read more >

Petra Šimčić, mag. psych. and Dominik Šmida, mag. psych. Multi-Agency Cooperation in the best interests of children victims of sexual violence

News As part of the Child Protection Hub SSE project, a training which dealt with the best interests of the child victims of sexual violence was held in Budapest from 21 to 22 of December. The training brought together professionals from 9 countries – Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Hungary, Moldova, Romania and Serbia. Croatia was represented by Center’s experts – Petra Šimčić, mag. psych. and Dominik Šmida, mag. psych, and juvenile judge Lana Peto Kujundžić, who was one of the coaches who led the training.

Published: 29.12.2016. | Read more >

DSC_3182 Interactive training for community nurses in the health care system focused on vulnerable groups of patients

News "Interactive training for community nurses in the health care system focused on vulnerable groups of patients", organised by the Croatian Nursing Association, was held in the Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb, on 19 December 2016. Many community nurses from Zagreb and other parts of Croatia participated in this training.

Published: 24.12.2016. | Read more >

Screenshot 2016-12-18 09.49.45 Child Protection Hub SEE published informative video about how our Centre works

News Network Terre des Hommes financed the informative video about the work of the Child and Youth Centre of the City of Zagreb. The video is 3:33 minutes long and it was created after the study visit to the Centre in November 2016. The visit was organised within the project Child Protection Hub SEE being conducted in eight countries: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Romania, Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova. Partner organisation for Croatia is the Brave Phone.

Published: 18.12.2016. | Read more >

Lansiranje aplikacije - izvor UNICEF Montenegro UNICEF Montenegro presented application about safety on the Internet intended for children

News UNICEF Montenegro presented application for children aiming at the prevention of online violence, on 16 November 2016. The title of the application is "NET friends". Tea Brezinšćak, psychologist of the Centre participated in the development of the application.

Published: 17.12.2016. | Read more >

tea brezinšćak Professionals of the Centre participated in celebrating the International month of figth against addiction

News Within the International month of fight against addiction, the professionals of the Centre participated in the Symposium "New and old addictions from the perspective of health institutions" and by delivering the lecture "Social networks and internet addiction".

Published: 17.12.2016. | Read more >

Komunikološka škola _ autor Mirko Cvjetko Participants of Matrix Croatica School of Communicology visited Centre

News The students of the Matrix Croatica School of Communicology, held in Zagreb from 7 to 11 December 2016, visited the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb, continuing the successful collaboration from previous years. This is the eighth time this School gathered young and prospective students of journalism and communicology in order to provide additional extracurricular education in the field of the media.

Published: 17.12.2016. | Read more >

Queen Silvia with PROMISE project board and experts PROMISE PROJECT:Regional Conference and Study Visit held in Linköping, Sweden

News On 28-29 November 2016, professionals from around Europe came in Linköping to gather inspiration to launch an innovative way to support child victims of violence in their own countries. The conference and study visit took place over one and a half days, gathering practitioners, national authorities, NGOs and regional bodies from across Europe. The objectives of the conference included to facilitate regional exchange of good practice and to build a strong European movement for multi-disciplinary and inter-agency services, which embody international and regional legal obligations. Director of Child Protection Center, Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, and Center`s psychologist Ana Marija Španić joined the conference and the study visit. The first day was dedicated to the conference, including presentations from key experts in the area. The second day was dedicated to a study visit at Barnahus Linköping.

Published: 08.12.2016. | Read more >

IMG-20161116-WA0000 Study visit to our Centre within the project Child Protection Hub for South East Europe

News The Brave Phone, in cooperation with the agency Terre des Hommes hosted the international study visit by the participants from Romania, Moldavia, Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina on 15 and 16 November 2016. The aim of the visit was sharing knowledge about good practice in the field of child protection. The focus of the study visit was The Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb, as an example of a health institution offering free multidisciplinary help to children and their families in Croatia.

Published: 28.11.2016. | Read more >

logohok Educational program for minors’ defenders in Croatian Bar Association

News Educational program for minors’ defenders took place on Tuesday, November 22nd in the Croatian Bar Association. The accent was put on interdisciplinary knowledge acquisition; therefore various topics have been discussed by eminent experts, diversiform professions and work positions. Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, Assoc. Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander, Ph.D. has given a lecture “Adolescence and risk behavior” and interactive representation regarding forensic interviewing children.

Published: 25.11.2016. | Read more >

Kliničke psihologinje Bruna Profaca, Sena Puhovski i Ivana Ćosić Pregrad Professionals of the Centre at the 24th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists in Opatija

News The 24th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists, with the central theme – Psychology in the prevention of impairments and in health protection. According to the words of Josip Lopižić, the President of Croatian Society of Psychology, the theme of the prevention of impairments and health protection is important in clinical and health psychology, but also in other areas of psychological research and practice.

Published: 21.11.2016. | Read more >

vesna simpozij psihijatrija At the Symposium on Psychiatric Nursing

News Symposium of the Psychiatric Society of Croatia Psychiatric Nursing Association on the theme: "Long term care" and Psychiatric Nrusing in DTS and DTP was held in the Westin Hotel in Zagreb, on 18 November 2016.

Published: 19.11.2016. | Read more >

vesna simpozij sigurnost Croatian Patient Safety Society’s Fourth Congress

News The Croatian Patient Safety Society's Fourth Congress was held in the International Hotel in Zagreb on 17 November 2016. The Child and Youth Protection Centre was represented by our Head Nurse, Vesna Jurčić, Mr of nursing. The theme of the Congress was radiology safety. It was held with the participation of the Croatian State Office for Radiological and Nuclear Safety.

Published: 18.11.2016. | Read more >

nis 3 The 22nd Meeting of Social Workers in Niš

News The 22nd Meeting of Social Workers was held in Niš, from 19 to 21 October 2016. The focus of this meeting was the challenges of growing up in the world of modern technologies. This international meeting was organised by the Social Welfare Centre St. Sava and it gathered many professionals from the region.

Published: 08.11.2016. | Read more >

Kongres o mentalnom zdravlju djece i mladih (327) First Croatian Congress on Children and Youth Mental Health

News Gordana Buljan Flander delivered a talk under the title: "The role of the system in parental manipulation of children in divorce – are we participating in child abuse?", and Domagoj Štimac, MD, chief physician, delivered a talk under the title "Evaluating child and adolescent victims of crime – can we meet their needs and fulfill the court requirements at the same time?". Coauthors of that paper were Renata Ćorić Špoljar, clinical psychologist, and Ella Selak Bagarić, psychologist.

Published: 08.11.2016. | Read more >

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