The 5th Congress Prevention and Rehabilitation in Psychiatry with international participation and theme "The First Line of Health" was held in Osijek from 15 to 18 September 2016. Professional dialogue has been initiated about the methods of stopping or, at least, slowing down trends of the rise of mortality and morbidity of the veteran population and the methods of providing support for them and for their families, says the president of the Congress, Prof. Sc.D Veljko Đorđević, MD.
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.