Dijana Staver

E - mail: dijana.staver@poliklinika-djeca.hr Education Graduated at the Medical Faculty in Rijeka in 2007. University degree: Doctor of Medicine Completed specialisation in psychiatry in 2015.
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Croatian Radio: How parents and teachers influence child’s adaptation to school

Croatian Radio: How parents and teachers influence child’s adaptation to school

Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, Prof. Sc. D. Gordana Buljan Flander, was a guest on the show “Roundtable on Mondays” at the Croatian Radio, September 10, 2018. It was hosted by Daniel Lambaša due to the school year beginning in Croatia. This year there are around half a million children in elementary and high school, More than 40,000 children are first graders, and for many of them going to school is the first time in their life that they are going to be evaluated:
T portal: “Going to kindergarten is hard for both children and adults”

T portal: “Going to kindergarten is hard for both children and adults”

T portal has published an interview with a psychologist Mia Roje with tips for parents on how to pass the least painful adjustment to kindergarten. The journalist Elma Katana writes: "Going to kindergarten represents a significant event in the life of a child, but also the parents. For child it can be a difficult and frightening first separation and staying with strangers and children, and even for a parents are not much easier, says psychologist Mia Roje from the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb.
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How to act preventively in order to help children and youth at risk of suicide

Today, on 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day, on the initiative of the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organization.To many people, death is a taboo theme, something they do not like to talk or think about, something they hope will never hit them, their loved ones, family or friends, even though they know it is impossible to avoid it. If we just have to think about mortality, many will imagine peaceful death in a daunting age, without pain and suffering. However, when death is linked to aggression, or suicide, they are subjected to various unpleasant emotions.
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At the Legal and Mental Health Conference Moving Upstream – Addressing the Problem of Parental Alienation in Europe

At the Legal and Mental Health Conference Moving Upstream – Addressing the Problem of Parental Alienation in Europe

Legal and Mental Health Conference Moving Upstream - Addressing the Problem of Parental Alienation in Europe was held in London, 30th & 31st August 2018 at Cavendish Conference Centre. The conference brougth together world leading experts in the field of parental alienation to consider the legal and mental health interlock which is necessary to promote successful resolution in these difficult cases, with the interest of key legal people in the UK and contributions from around Europe. Parents  with experience of alienation also participated this event and had the opportunity to discuss and to express their opinions and needs related to the assistance and interventions in child protection system.
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Why too little sleep adversely affect adolescents

Why too little sleep adversely affect adolescents

On the occasion of the beginning of the school year TV show "Zdravlje na kvadrat", on Nova TV aired a report on the topic of whether the classes begins too early, given that a large number of children in the evening has a different activity? Interlocutor was Vanja Slijepčević Saftić, PhD, a neuropaediatrician from the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, who said that moving the beginning of the classes for one hour later had significant beneficial effects for the adolescent population, but not for the children in elementary school:
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T portal: “Psychologist advises how to prepare a child for school: Most children will experience great stress if adults put pressure on them”

T portal: “Psychologist advises how to prepare a child for school: Most children will experience great stress if adults put pressure on them”

Interview with Bruna Profaca, PhD who gave an advice to parents of first graders on how to help child to start school without the stress was published on T portal on 1 September 2018 under the title:"Psychologist advises how to prepare a child for school: Most children will experience great stress if adults put pressure on them", written by a journalist Elma Katana:
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