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16 authors contributed to this book, combining recent scientific knowledge and rich professional experience so far in providing support and protection to people in various crises.
We thank the President of the Croatian Psychological Chamber, Andreja Bogdan, clinical psychologist of the Čakovec County Hospital, who is the co-author and editor of this book with the director of the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center prof. dr. sc. Gordana Buljan Flander,clinical psychologist-psychotherapist, and Center’s psychologists Tea Brezinšćak and Ella Selak Bagarić, executive editors of the book and authors of papers, and all our co-authors: doc. prim. dr. sc. Vlatka Boričević Maršanić, Center’s psychiatrist, Mirna Čagalj Farkas, Center’s psychologist, dr. sc. Renata Ćorić Špoljar, Center’s clinical psychologist, Tamara Gojković, Center’ssocial worker, Nada Kegalj, psychologist – psychotherapist at the Murvice Elementary School in Rijeka, Anita Matijević, lawyer, head of the Department of Juvenile Delinquency and Crime to the detriment of youth and family in the Police Directorate, dr. sc. Igor Mikloušić, psychologist, member of the expert group at the Ministry of Veterans for the development of guidelines within the project “Psychosocial adjustment of Croatian veterans”, Živko Mišević, psychiatrist – psychotherapist, head of the psychiatric department of the County Hospital in Čakovec, doc. dr. sc. Bruna Profaca, Center’s clinical psychologist Polyclinic, dr. sc. Inge Vlašić-Cicvarić, clinical psychologist, consultant for mental health of children and adolescents, Clinical Hospital Center Rijeka, dr. sc. Herman Vukušić, psychiatrist of Zagreb Clinical Hospital Center and prof. dr. sc. Zoran Zoričić, head of the Department of Alcoholism and Other Addictions at the Clinic for Psychiatry of the Clinical Hosiptal Center Sestre Milosrdnice. Thank you all very much.
We also thank our reviewers Astrid Podsiadlowski, PhD ( Project Manager Rights of the Child, Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union) and Leila Schaaf, as well as the author of the foreword doc. dr. sc. Vjekoslav Jeleč.
As part of the project "Verbum Sat" implemented by NGO "Brave Phone" (conference organizer) in partnership with the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Slovenia (head of project), the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia, the European Agency for Forensics (Serbia) and the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center, international conference "Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children - from Reporting to Final Verdict" was held in Zagreb (Croatia) on February 17 and 18, 2020. Director of the our Center, Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, held the invited lecture about a forensic interview with children as a meeting between rights and mental health.
The project „Promoting the rights of the child by strengthening the justice and social care systems in Serbia" was supported by the UNICEF in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Work, Employment, Veteran and Social Issues, within the IPA 2013 programme financed by the European Union. The project is focused on the protection of minors – victims in criminal court proceedings – and on the implementation of measures protecting them from secondary victimisation.
The Third Symposium "Youth and Mental Health: I am listening you" on the concept and issues of excellence, perfectionism and peer education will be held on December 14th and 15th, 2018 in the area of National School of Health "Andrija Štampar" in Zagreb, organized by the City of Zagreb, the City Office for Health, the Health Center Zagreb - West and the International Association of Croatian Medical Students - CroMSIC. The Symposium brings together representatives of the educational system, health and social care, experts in the field of school medicine, psychiatry, psychology and related areas, and is organized within the project "Promoting mental health - a look at myself" by the City Health Office of the City of Zagreb which promotes mental health of children and young people