Family Center of the Archdiocese of Rijeka organised the fifth Parenting school on the subject "How do I love my child - against corporal punishment" in Crikvenica from 24 to 26 April 2009. Forty couples from the region with their children participated, and the first speaker was Dr sc. Gordana Buljan Flander, Associate Professor, with the lecture "How to foster and not punish". Gordana Buljan Flander, Ph.D. also delivered the lecture "Learning love", and the parents had an opportunity to participate in workshops about non-violent upbringing of children.
European Association of Parental Alienation Practitioners will hold its first conference at the end of the month, announced Karen Woodall, a British expert as head of Association, from the Family Separation Clinic, on her blog. The conference will be held on 30 and 31 August 2018 in London, to continue the work on harmonizing practices in the area of helping children and families affected by parental alienation.
If you have such a personal parental experience, we invite you to contribute to the research of Karen Woodall by completing a short on-survey on this subject (in English) posted on the link:
By participating, you are helping to improve support for families facing alienation in Croatia and beyond its borders. Karen Woodall will present the results to the leading world experts in these areas that will gather at a conference in London.
Announcing the conference, Karen Woodall points out as its special strength the combination of experts from various disciplines, including the law and mental health, whose co-operation is crucial to successfull solving these demanding cases. In the recent blog, she emphasized the need for regulation of the area, citing the need for adequate education of parental attorneys based on internationally recognized standards that are following available scientific knowledge.