Diane Cranley, the founder of the non-profit organisation TAALK (Talk About Abuse to Liberate Kids), whose main aim is the prevention and protection of children from sexual abuse, organised the 24 hour internet radio show with recognised expert speakers from around the world who have been working with sexually abused children, developing child sexual abuse prevention programs, working with the police and the judiciary raising awareness of the child sexual abuse problem; kao i same žrtve sexualnog zlostavljanja. - what the heck is this? One of the speakers was our Director, Gordana Buljan Flander, Associated Professor, Ph.D.
Educational program for minors’ defenders took place on Tuesday, November 22nd in the Croatian Bar Association. The accent was put on interdisciplinary knowledge acquisition; therefore various topics have been discussed by eminent experts, diversiform professions and work positions. Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, Assoc. Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander, Ph.D. has given a lecture “Adolescence and risk behavior” and interactive representation regarding forensic interviewing children. Attorney Mladen Klasić has presented the attorneys’ role in children’s rights realizing, Prof. Davor Derenčinović, Ph.D., Faculty of Law, has discoursed about criminal etiology and minors, and Prof. Dubravka Hrabar, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty of Law, has expounded International conventions, guidelines and recommendations in child protection system. Juvenile judge Lana Peto Kujundžić has spoken about criminal justice children protection, as well as the perpetrators in age-groups of minors and younger adults.
In January and February the same educational program is provided for minors’ defenders in Osijek, Split and Rijeka, in order to improve protection of minors in state legal system.