Council of Europe's State Agency for the Protection of Children's Rights (SAPCR) organized a round table on „Combatting Violence Against Children in Albania“, which was held on 26 March 2015 in Tirana, Albania. Direction of Child Protection Center, Assoc. Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, was invited to make a presentation on the topic of sexual violence against children and to give her point of view on what kind of strategies and mechanisms states need to put in place to support child victims, how to conduct child friendly interviewing of victims, need to collect data and preventive strategies to protect children from sexual violence. Following the Roundtable, she was also invited to give specific recommendations for the development of a future project on children`s rights in Albania.
On 15 September 2016, the Child Protection Centre of Zagreb hosted our colleagues working in the field of domestic violence from the Social Welfare Centre of Škofja Loka, Slovenia.
The aim of the visit was learning about Center’s work with traumatised and abused children. The work of the Child Protection Centre of Zagreb was presented by Sanja Jusufbegović, clinical psychologist, and Dora Kralj, social educator. Other presented activities of the Centre include: training, research and publication, team work, supervision and forensic evaluations.
The meeting also comprised a tour of the Centre and a presentation of psychodiagnostic tools used in the Centre and in Croatia, as well as a presentation of the Brave Phone activity.