Fundamental Right Agency (FRA) organized an event ''It felt like I was just a puppet: How to improve child participation" on 28 April 2017 in Vienna. The main topic was improving and empowering child participation in legal processes and justice system in general. According to FRA, over 2.5 million children participate in judicial proceedings across the European Union (EU) every year, affected by parental divorce or as victims of, or witnesses to, crime. Ensuring a child-friendly legal system thus has to be a matter of priority for all the experts involved. Children were also included in this meeting and they ideas, testimonies and stories were taken with high importance.
The 21st Psychology Days in Zadar, an international scientific and professional conference with 40 years long tradition, organized by the Department of Psychology of the University of Zadar, was held from 24 to 26 May 2018.
On behalf of the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, psychologist Mia Roje, mag. psych. and Ana Raguž, mag. psych., were participated with a lecture on: “Life before the small screen of kindergarten age” (Roje Mia, Buljan Flander Gordana, Ana Marija Španić, Tea Brezinšćak and Ana Raguž).
Through this lecture was presented a part of the Screen time screening of preschool children, conducted in 2016/2017. in cooperation of our Center with the Brave Phone Association, with an emphasis on demographic and family variables that point to correlation with the overall screen time to a young child.