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.
On Monday, 4 December 2017 Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb visited our friends and colleagues from Slavonia for education. It was organized by Rev. Josip Bošnjaković, a psychologist. Twenty participants from Family Counseling of Slavonski Brod and Osijek, Family Violence Counseling Centers and Slavonski Brod Social Welfare Center participated in the education.
Psychologists, theologians, teachers, social workers, doctors, partnership and family counselors had full day introductory training on the topics: “Manipulation of children during divorce of parents” (Mia Roje), “Violence through modern technology” (Tea Brezinšćak) and “The disclosure of sexual abuse/forensic interview with the child” (Prof. Dr. Sc. Gordana Buljan Flander). During education, further cooperation and contact with the Center have been agreed for professionals who face everyday challenges in the forementioned areas.