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Professional Visit of the Psychological Societies of Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Brčko District

Professionals of the Psychological Society of Republika Srpska, the Psychological Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Psychological Society of the Brčko District visited the Centre on 24 May 2017. Their two-day visit to the City of Zagreb institutions, organised within their specialist education “Psychological Support of Children in Criminal Proceedings”, included their visit to the Zagreb County Court, the Crime Investigation Police Department, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Ombudsman for Children.

In the Centre for Child and Youth Protection of the City of Zagreb, Sc.D. Bruna Profaca, head of diagnostics and treatment, presented our experience in conducting forensic interviews within clinical examinations of children, as well as other forensic activities of the Centre’s professionals. It was an opportunity to exchange experience, and a contribution to the valuable project the participants are included in, related to strengthening professional capacities of professionals providing psychological support to children in criminal proceedings. These professionals also visited the Brave Phone help line and were informed about its activities.