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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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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ZAGREB.info: Education for the employees of School of Fashion and Design on peer violence

ZAGREB.info: Education for the employees of School of Fashion and Design on peer violence

The portal Zagreb.info published the announcement of education in the area of peer violence carried out by the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb: "The City of Zagreb, the City Office for Health, in cooperation with the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, organizes education of the School of Fashion and Design in the field of peer violence on the theme: "The role of the school in prevention and intervention related to peer violence".
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T portal: “Clinical psychologist on the pitfalls of permissive upbringing: The biggest misconception is that parents and children of friends”

T portal: “Clinical psychologist on the pitfalls of permissive upbringing: The biggest misconception is that parents and children of friends”

About the traps of permissive upbringing and how to find the balance between the need of the child and the building of the healthy parental authority, the journalist of the T portal Elma Katana spoke with the clinical psychologist Ivan Ćosić Pregrad from the Child and Youth Protection Center in Zagreb. We share parts from the interview and its entirety can be read at the following link (on Croatian language): https://www.tportal.hr/lifestyle/clanak/klinicka-psihologinja-o-zamkama-popustljivog-odgoja-najveca-zabluda-je-da-su-roditelji- and-children-friends-photo-20180819
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