Barbara L. Bonner, Ph. D. and Susan R. Schmidt, Ph. D., clinical child psychologists, professors at the Child Study Center in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, visited the Child Protection Center of Zagreb and conducted a three-day training for the professionals in our institution from 25 to 27 March.
At the official opening of the 20 Annual Conference of the Croatian Psychological Association on 7 November 2012 in Dubrovnik, the Director of our Center, prof. dr. Gordana Buljan Flander received the Golden Emblem Award. The Award was handed by the President of the Association, Josip Lopižić.
Here is the footage of Dubrovački vjesnik:
“A large number of visitors were present at tonight’s opening of the 20 Annual Conference of the Croatian Psychological Association with International Participation at the Dubrovnik Palace hotel. Vice president of the Croatian Government and the Minister of Social Policy and Youth, Milanka Opačić, President of the Croatian Psychological Association, Josip Lopižić, Head of the Administrative Department for Intergenerational Solidarity, War Veterans and Family of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Nina Skurić, Vice Prefect of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Frano Skokandić, Vice Mayor of City of Dubrovnik, Tatjana Šimac Bonačić, Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Social Policy and Youth, Department of Social Policy and Family Support, Jasna Kelava Ćurković, President of the Psychological Association of Dubrovnik, Nanda Kalafatović and the representative of the Dubrovnik Palace hotel and the psychologist, Marija Stojanović. Conference was opened by the Vice president of the Croatian Government and the Minister of Social Policy and Youth, Milanka Opačić
– If we are unable to employ more of you in the system due to a lack of budget, if we are unable to increase your salaries, at least we can say a big thank you for everything you do in your profession. I experience you as partners who can help us at the Ministry to find better solutions and to be better and more efficient in the system in which we are all functioning. I hope that this Congress will contribute to finding better solutions and exchange good practices – said the Vice president of the Croatian Government and the Minister of Social Policy and Youth, Milanka Opačić.
Recognition „Marulić: Fiat Psychologia“-2012. was awarded to: Marta Benko, Viktor Božičević, Dinka Čorkalo Biruški, Nives Jakovčić, Kamea Jaman Čuveljak, Dražen Kovačević, Nives Marinčić, Mirjana Mozer, Ivanka Raič, Helena Sveško Vizentin, Dubravka Svilar Blažinić, Ljubica Uvodić Vranić and Magdalena Živković. Special award Golden Emblem of the Croatian Psychological Association for 2012 was granted to Gordana Buljan Flander. The Dubrovnik Chamber Choir accompanied this official opening and magnified the evening event.”
Photos by: Željko Tutnjević/ “Dubrovački vjesnik”