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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 >

Gordana Buljan Flander and Ana Marija Spanic with Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative to the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children Successful final PROMISE project Conference in Brussels: Launching the European Barnahus Movement

News After successful two years of PROMISE project, including exchange meetings in Zagreb, Reykjavik and Haarlem, as well as the regional conference and study visit in Linköping, on 14 June 2017 professionals from around Europe came to the European Committee of Regions in Brussels where the final PROMISE project Conference: Launching the European Barnahus Movement, was held. The PROMISE project has since 2015 been part of consolidating and strengthening the Barnahus movement in Europe by exchanging learning and providing quality standards and tools.

Published: 22.06.2017. | Read more >

Final conference panel - The Barnahus Quality Standards - Illustrations of Good Barnahus Practice in Europe Uspješna završna konferencija projekta PROMISE u Bruxellesu

From other media Novosti Nakon uspješne dvije godine projekta PROMISE, što uključuje sastanke razmjena u Zagrebu, Reykjaviku i Haarlemu, kao i regionalnu konferenciju i studijsku posjetu u Linköpingu, stručnjaci iz cijele Europe došli su u Europski odbor regija u Bruxellesu gdje je 14. lipnja 2017. godine održana završna konferencija projekta. Projekt PROMISE je od 2015. godine bio važan dio pokreta promoviranja i jačanja multidisciplinarnog i intersektorskog modela kao odgovora na nasilje nad djecom u Europi, razmjenom iskustava te pružanjem standarda i alata za kvalitetu.

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edukacija Lectures on Child and System Manipulation During Parental Divorce

News On June 8th, the Croatian Chamber of Advocates organized lectures on child and the system manipulation during parental divorce proceedings as part of the educational program "Child-friendly Justice II". Lectures were held intersectoral, with the collaboration of our Principal, psychologist and psychotherapist Prof. Sc. D. Gordana Buljan Flander and Judge of the Zagreb County Court, Lana Peto Kujundžić.

Published: 13.06.2017. | Read more >

albanija At The First Mediterranean Summit for Child Protection and Wellbeing in Albania

News The University of Tirana hosted the First Mediterranean Summit for Child Protection and Wellbeing from 1st to 3rd of June in Albania. Eleven countries of the Mediterranean were represented by members of the Ministries of Social Policy and Youth with professors from Departments of Psychology of the University of Slovenia, Algeria, Palestine, Israel, Malta, Greece, Turkey, Albania, Italy and Spain. Center for Child and Youth Protection of Zagreb was represented by mag. psych. Dominik Šmida.

Published: 09.06.2017. | Read more >

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News Training for the staff of the Social Welfare Centre Rijeka under the title "Parental Manipulation of Children in Divorce" was held on 23 and 24 May 2017. It was conducted by Prof.Sc.D. Gordana Buljan Flander and Mia Roje, psychologist.

Published: 27.05.2017. | Read more >

DSC02412 Professional Visit of the Psychological Societies of Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Brčko District

News 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.

Published: 26.05.2017. | Read more >

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News Professionals and parents gathered at the first meeting of the Parents' Committee of the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb on 24 April 2017. Prof. Sc.D. Gordana Buljan Flander and other professionals welcomed the parents, emphasising the importance of cooperation and exchange of experience and ideas among the parents and the professionals in achieving changes which may contribute to children and families welfare in the society.

Published: 16.05.2017. | Read more >

ela tunis At the International Conference in Tunisia on Combating Exploitation and Abuse against Children

News Ella Selak Bagarić, psychologist of the Child Protection Centre of Zagreb gave an invited lecture as a Council of Europe expert. She participated in the International Conference on Combating Exploitation and Abuse against Children (Conférence internationale sur la prévention et la lutte contre l’exploitation et les abus sexuels à l’encontre des enfants – Expériences comparées entre l’Europe et la Tunisie), organised by the Tunisian Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Women, Families and Children and the Council of Europe in Tunisia on 5 May 2017.

Published: 16.05.2017. | Read more >

IMG-20170509-WA0007-20170511-212104545 Professional Training for Lawyers About Court Proceedings Against Underage and Young Off-age Persons

News Lectures on the judicial treatment of underage and juvenile offenders (aged 18-21 at the time of offence and under 23 at the time of court trial) in the justice institutions of Croatia were given in the Croatian Bar Association on 9 May 2017. Following the contemporary examples of good practice, the lectures were intersectoral, in cooperation with Prof. Sc.D. Gordana Buljan Flander, psychologist and psychotherapist and Lana Peto Kujundžić, judge of the County Juvenile Court Zagreb.

Published: 11.05.2017. | Read more >

banja luka At the Seminar of World Vision International in Banja Luka

News A seminar organised by the World Vision International, Banja Luka branch, was held in Banja Luka on Wednesday and Thursday, 3 and 4 May 2017. Prof. Sc.D. Gordana Buljan Flander was invited to run the seminar. The aim of the seminar was training the members of the Coalition for Child Protection in abuse prevention and in building safe environment for the children of Banja Luka, Kneževo, Kotor Varoš and Čelinac.

Published: 09.05.2017. | Read more >

pedagozi 1 Collaboration with the Council of High School Educators of Zagreb County

News Meeting of the Council of High School Educators of the Zagreb County was held at the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb on 8 May 2017. Visiting and establishing further cooperation, educators also attended lectures given by professionals working for the Centre and the Brave Phone.

Published: 09.05.2017. | Read more >

unnamed (1) Students and Teachers of the International Seminar “Child Abuse” Visit Our Centre

News Students and teachers of the International Seminar "Child Abuse" visited the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb on 26 April 2017. The seminar was planned for undergraduate and graduate students of social education, social work, special education and rehabilitation, and organised and realised by professors from the Netherlands (Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam), Belgium (UC Leuven-Limburg, Leuven and Odisee, Bruxelles), Slovakia (Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra), Poland (Kazimiery Pulaski University of Technology and Humanities in Radom) and Croatia (Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Zagreb University).

Published: 08.05.2017. | Read more >

18296932_10213035358938207_1687355252_o First Meeting of the Children’s Committee of the Child and Youth Protection Centre

News The first meeting of the Children's Committee of the Child and Youth Protection Centre, which we nicknamed the "Little Committee", was held on Wednesday, 3 May 2017. It was attended by a small number of children (aged 7-11) – four girls, because some of the members were sick and others celebrated their birthdays. However, it did not prevent us from working and having fun.

Published: 07.05.2017. | Read more >

Source of photography: FRA In Vienna on improving and empowering child participation in legal processes

News Fundamental Right Agency (FRA) organized an event ''It felt like I was just a puppet: How to improve child participation" on 28 April 2017 in Vienna. The main topic was improving and empowering child participation in legal processes and justice system in general. According to FRA, over 2.5 million children participate in judicial proceedings across the European Union (EU) every year, affected by parental divorce or as victims of, or witnesses to, crime. Ensuring a child-friendly legal system thus has to be a matter of priority for all the experts involved. Children were also included in this meeting and they ideas, testimonies and stories were taken with high importance.

Published: 06.05.2017. | Read more >

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 >

At the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb, we established Parents’ Committee, Children’s Committee and Youth Committee

Director's note In accordance to best practices in the world, last week we established Parents' Committee, Children's Committee and Youth Committee of the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb. We want to learn about children's and parents' needs and use that knowledge to advance the work of our Centre.

Published: 15.04.2017. | Read more >

Depression in children and adolescents

Challenge of parenting Stresfull events Topics The truth is that depression does not affect only adults, but children and adolescents, too. Depression is a disease as are diabetes, or high blood pressure. It is believed to be the disease of the future. World Health Organisation estimates that it will soon become the second public health issue in the world.

Published: 04.04.2017. | Read more >

The Role of an Imaginary Friend in Child Development

Child development Topics It is not rare that, while their child is playing, parents hear him/her child talking as if playing with someone. Children often talk with themselves or with their toys. That conversation may be aimed at giving life to characters in the game, and sometimes it may be a conversation between the child and an imaginary friend. Imaginary friends may be invisible or they may be dolls or other toys which are visible.

Published: 04.04.2017. | Read more >

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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 >

Answers to Most Frequent Questions Asked by Sexually Abused Children

Abuse Adults can sometimes hurt children and youth in many ways. Sometimes the older child or a teenager hurts and abuses the younger child. There are four forms of abuse: physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and neglect. In this text we will focus on the most frequent difficulties and questions children who experienced sexual abuse are coping with. We also know that children who were hurt in other ways also cope with these questions.

Published: 23.03.2017. | Read more >

pas2 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 >

Mia Roje and Sara Lulić Pilot Study “Child Abuse in the Eyes of Helping Professions Students” Presented in Sarajevo

News The Fifth congress of psychologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina with international participation was held in Sarajevo from 2 to 4 March 2017. Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb was represented by Mia Roje, mag. psych. in collaboration with Sara Lulić, mag. psych., from the organization Brave Phone. They presented the results of the pilot study of the knowledge of helping professions students about child abuse in Croatia and their way of attributing blame and responsibility for child abuse.

Published: 09.03.2017. | Read more >

indija Ambassador of India Visited Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb

News Ambassador of India, Mr. Sandeep Kumar, visited Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb and the Brave Phone. Director Prof. Sc.D. Gordana Buljan Flander, Deputy Director Domagoj Štimac, MD, psychiatrist and chief physician, and Head of diagnostics and treatment Ph.D. Bruna Profaca informed the guest about the work of the Center. Mr. Kumar expressed his interest in exploring the effects of the Center in the protection of abused children, and also readiness to support possible cooperation of the Center with international experts.

Published: 28.02.2017. | Read more >

unnamed (11) Experts from Slovenia Visited Center to Establish Future Cooperation

News Experts from the Correctional Institution in Kranj (Vzgojni zavod) and the Youth Care Centre in Ljubljana, have visited the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb on 27 of February 2017. Center’s work was presented to them by Head of diagnosis and treatment, Ph.D. Bruna Profaca.

Published: 27.02.2017. | Read more >

2017-02-21 13.49.58 Round table “Psychologists and 21 Century”

News Round table "Psychologists and 21 Century" was held within the framework of the 10th Psychology Week at the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb, in Zagreb on 21 February 2017. The moderator of the Round table was Sc.D. Bruna Profaca of the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb. Participants were Sena Puhovski, and Ivana Ćosić Pregrad, psychologists of the Centre, Prof. Sc.D. Gordana Keresteš of the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb, Branka Starc, psychologist of the Centre for Parenting Support "Let's Grow Together" and Anamarija Vuić, psychologist of the Brave Phone NGO.

Published: 23.02.2017. | Read more >

DSC02337 Meeting on improving the cooperation between Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb and Center for social welfare of Zagreb

News Director Prof. Sc.D. Gordana Buljan Flander and members of our Center's multidisciplinary team held a meeting with the director of Center for Social Welfare (CSW) of Zagreb, Tatjana Brozić Perić, and the heads of all subsidiaries CSW Zagreb on 14 February 2017 in the The Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb.These meetings are part of the common cooperation between the Center and CSW Zagreb to improve the already existing good practice in protecting the best interest of children. About 40% of children who are involved in the assessment and treatment in the Center come on the recommendation of the relevant social welfare centers so the cooperation between the institutions and a system as a whole is necessary. So far, cooperation was rated good and takes place directly through the contacts between experts and joint action.

Published: 17.02.2017. | Read more >

logo internet Celebrating the Safer Internet Day by organising workshops for children and youth

News The Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb has systematically been devoted to developing digital literacy and to protecting children in the online world. On the occasion of the Safer Internet Day we united with children and youth once again, in order to learn from each other. Around 30 children aged 12 to 18, included in the day hospital program, participated in these workshops which were run by Domagoj Štimac, MD, psychiatrist and chief physician, and Ella Selak Bagarić, psychologist.

Published: 07.02.2017. | Read more >

We are celebrating the Safer Internet Day: Protecting the safety of children growing up in the online world

Challenge of parenting Topics On the occasion of the Safer Internet Day, which is on 7 February this year, celebrated under the motto "Be the change: Unite for a better Internet", we have prepared a short memorandum about the most important guidelines for parents to protect children in the online world.

Published: 07.02.2017. | Read more >

Emotional support to the families of children with developmental disabilities

Stresfull events Topics The moment parents are informed that their child has been born with or has acquired some developmental disability is remembered, because it is something which completely changes family life in the long run. Every parent experiences a process of mourning and abandoning fantasies about the child held before, all in a very short period of time. Then there is the phase of recovery and adjustment to new circumstances of family life. Various studies showed that timely counselling and informing about the nature of their child's disability, as well as about the possibilities of recovery and education, significantly reduce parental stress and their concerns and help them in the process of adjustment to raising their child.

Published: 07.02.2017. | Read more >

split1 Training in the Social Welfare Centre of Split

News Training for professionals under the title "Manipulation of Children in Parental Divorce" was held in the Social Welfare Centre of Split on 23 and 24 January 2017. Training included topics like high conflict divorce, methods of manipulating the child, parental alienation and psychological mechanisms underlining such behaviours, focusing attention on children's needs and on what professionals could do to protect children's best interests. The training was conducted by Prof. Sc.D. Gordana Buljan Flander and Mia Roje, psychologist. Prof. Sc.D. Buljan Flander also conducted a supervision session of the cases in this Centre.

Published: 27.01.2017. | Read more >

Dear Parents, Hug Your Children and Tell Them You Love Them

Director's note Dear parents, hug your children as often as you can. Tell them you love them, trust them and believe in them. Do not think you will spoil them (spoiling is when you do their chores instead of them). On the contrary, abundant hugs and expressions of love help them grow into self-confident, happy, self-aware and responsible persons who will be able to make wise and mature decisions.

Published: 18.01.2017. | Read more >

Vesna Jurčić

Head nurse

Nurses Education • 1992 Nursing school “Mirko Lenac” in Rijeka • 1993 State exam • 2005 Bachelor of nursing, Medical Faculty of the University of Rijeka. • 2014 Graduate nurse. Graduation paper: Promoting and protecting mental health”, at the Medical Faculty of the University of Rijeka. Training • 2006 – 2008 Head of the education programme [...]

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Vanja Slijepčević Saftić

Assisstant Professor, Sc.D., MD, chief physician, paediatrician, subspecialist in child neurology

Paediatrician E-mail: vanja.slijepcevic@poliklinika-djeca.hr Education 2016 Appointed Assistant Professor for the scientific field of Biomedicine and Health, the area of Clinical Medical Sciences, the Branch of Paediatrics 2016 Acquired the status of a Chief physician 2010 Defended doctoral thesis: “The Influence of Heterozygous Genome on the Secular Height, Intelligence and Menarche”. Medical Faculty of the University of [...]

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Ana Kustić

Nurse

Nurses Education Completed Nursing School, Zagreb “Vrapče” in Zagreb in 2002. Experience and employment Internship in the Clinic for Children Zagreb, working until February 2004. Employed in the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb since March 2004.

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Domagoj Štimac

Psychiatrist, MD

Psychiatrists E-mail: domagoj.stimac@poliklinika-djeca.hr EDUCATION 2007- 2009 Postgraduate study, Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, title: Psychiatrist Subspecijalist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1996 -1997 Postgraduate study, Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb, Forensic Psychiatry 1993 -1996 Specialisation in Psychiatry 1981 -1988 Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Academic degree: Medical Doctor TRAINING 2007-  Group [...]

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Bruna Profaca

Psychologist, Ph.D.

Psychologists E-mail: bruna.profaca@poliklinika-djeca.hr EDUCATION 2008 Doctorate thesis in the scientific area of humanistic sciences, scientific field psychology (clinical and health psychology) Department of psychology, The Faculty of Philosophy, The University of Zagreb, 2008 Title: Childhood exposure to traumatic experience and psychosocial functioning of the youth Degree: Doctor in the scientific area of humanistic sciences – the [...]

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Renata Ćorić Špoljar

Psychologist, MA

Psychologists E-mail: renata.coric@poliklinika-djeca.hr EDUCATION 2009 In education at postgraduate study, Faculty od Law, Department of social work 2001 Psychology Department of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities in Zagreb, Academic degree: Psychologist, M. A. Graduation paper: Delinquents’ emotional intelligence TRAINING 2010  Psychotherapy mesteaks, Trainers: Gregor and Maša Žvelc, Institute for integrative psychoteraphy in Ljubljana 2009 [...]

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The Role of Grandparents in Bringing up Their Grandchildren – Parents’ Helpers

Child development Topics Almost on a daily basis, in our clinical practice we meet parents who are helped in bringing up their children by their own parents. We also meet children who share their experience, play and activities with their grandparents. We should bear in mind that most children experience their first relationships and connections in their families with their primary carers or persons who take care of them. Such experience is very important because the child transfers it to his/her future experience in adolescence and adulthood. Thus parents transfer their own parents' experience into their relationship with their children.

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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.

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Ivana Ćosić Pregrad

Psychologist, M.A.

Psychologists E-mail: ivana.cosic@poliklinika-djeca.hr EDUCATION 1996-2002 Psychology Department of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Zagreb, Graduation paper: The relationship between child abuse and some aspects of psychological functioning of adolescent, Academic degree: Psychologist, M.A. TRAINING 2009-2010 “Moaiku-somatic trauma workshop” 2009 Treatment of abused children, Trainer: Barbara L.Bonner, Zagreb 2008 – Using [...]

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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.

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