On 6 February 2018, we celebrated 15 years of the work of the Child and Youth Protection Centre of the city of Zagreb in the Renaissance Hall of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The event gathered the Representative of the President of Croatia Renata Margaretić Urlić, her consultant for social activities for the youth, dr. Ivan Ćelić, the representative of the President of Croatian Parliament Gordan Jandroković, the representative of the Prime Minister the Minister of Health Milan Kujundžić, the members of the Government: the Minister for Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy Nada Murganić, the Minister of Justice Dražen Bošnjaković, the City of Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić with his assistants, the Ambassador of Australia Elizabeth Petrović, the Ambassador of India Sandeep Kumar, the Rector of the University of Zagreb, Damir Boras, the Rector of the Zagreb Cathedral, reverent Josip Kuhtić, ombudsman for children Helenca Pirnat Dragičević, the members of the Parliament, deans Hrvoje Brkić and Snježana Sekušek Galešev, the President of the Croatian Psychological Chamber Andreja Bogdan, minister deputies, state secretaries, heads of city offices and city health and other institutions, our colleagues, children and parents from our committees.
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.