We are proud of the experts of our Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center who, during the past year, which was especially difficult for all of us due to the pandemic and earthquake, have achieved professional and scientific progress after many years of education. Our experts have invested a lot of time, effort and dedication in their education, with the support of the entire multidisciplinary team of the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center, and we congratulate them all.
Two psychiatrists of the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center, Iva Pupić, MD, and Dijana Staver, MD, became subspecialists in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Clinical psychologist Marija Crnković successfully defended her doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb on the topic: “Some determinants of resilience and its contribution to psychological well-being” under the mentorship of prof. Renate Miljević-Riđički, PhD and obtained the title of Doctor of Science.
Social pedagogue Dora Kralj and psychologist and integrative psychotherapist Mia Roje Đapić became certified child and adolescent integrative psychotherapists.
Psychologists of the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center, Ella Selak Bagarić and Ana Marija Španić have acquired the status of clinical psychologists.
Psychologists of the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center, Ana Raguž and Krešimir Prijatelj completed a six-month advanced training in forensic interviewing of children and youth within the PROMISE III European project, under the mentorship of Linda Cordisco Steele, M.Ed., LPC from the United State of America.
Continuous education in the professional and scientific aspect is a value that the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center has been systematically promoted from its inception until today because, in order to be the best support to our children and families, it is necessary to improve our knowledge and skills in accordance with the latest knowledge. Congratulations once again to all our colleagues and we continue in the same way.