Great Turnout at the Karen and Nick Woodall’s Public Lecture On Parental Alienation for Experts in Zagreb

Great Turnout at the Karen and Nick Woodall’s Public Lecture On Parental Alienation for Experts in Zagreb

Public lecture for experts on "Understanding and Working with Children and Families Affected by Parental Alienation" was held by dr. sci. Karen Woodall and Nick  Woodall on 10th of July 2019 in Zagreb. It was organized by by the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center and the Association of Judges for Youth, Family Judges and Experts for Children and Youth at the  Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health.
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Education on Sexually Abused Children for Association of Centers for Social Work in Slovenia

Education on Sexually Abused Children for Association of Centers for Social Work in Slovenia

In the period from February to June 2019, the Association of Centers for Social Work of Slovenia (slov. Skupnost centrov za socialno delo Slovenije) organized four two-day workshops titled "Recognition of Sexual Abuse of Children" held in Ljubljana, Maribor and Koper. The education was led by prof. dr. sc. Gordana Buljan Flander, Director of the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center, and 75 experts, employees of the Slovenian centers of social work .
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Parents, ask for support when you and your child need it

Unfortunately, even today it is difficult for some parents to seek help and admit that it is not easy for them to face the challenges of parenting. I would like to inform all parents that it is not shameful or a sign of parental incompetence to ask for help when we need it, in fact, we are doing harm to our child otherwise. When we seek help we are taking care not only of the child, but also of the family and for ourselves, and we are showing the child that it's okay to not to know the answer sometimes or not to be able to do it yourself as long as you work hard and try to solve the problem.
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CYPRUS: Education on Center`s Model of Work and Addressing Parental Alienation and High-conflict Divorces

CYPRUS: Education on Center`s Model of Work and Addressing Parental Alienation and High-conflict Divorces

Within the PROMISE 2 project, professionals from Cyprus invited Center`s psychologist Ana Marija Španić to present the model of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, and to discuss the approach of addressing the topic of parental alienation and work with children and families in the context of high-conflict divorces. Education was held on April 4th 2019 in Nicosia, Cyprus.
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T Portal: Psychologist Warns: Although It Is Often Done With Best Intentions, The Most Dangerous Thing Parents Can Do Is Compare Their Children”

T Portal: Psychologist Warns: Although It Is Often Done With Best Intentions, The Most Dangerous Thing Parents Can Do Is Compare Their Children”

Elma Katana, a journalist from T portal spoke with Center's psychologist Swea Jelić Tuščić about brothers and sisters: "Many parents are very concerned about fights between children, and although these powerful conflicts can lead to negative consequences, one needs to know how these conflicts lead to learning how to compromise, reconciliate, apologize and accept an apology and develop emotional control, which will certainly be a valuable skill further in life", explains Swea Jelić Tuščić, a psychologist from the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb.
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BUDAPEST: Presenting the Center’s Work and Education on Forensic Interview for Experts in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Presenting the Center’s Work and Education on Forensic Interview for Experts in Hungary

The director of the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, Prof.  Sc. D.Gordana Buljan Flander was invited to participate in the PROMISE 2 project in Budapest, April 2nd to April 4th 2019 by presenting the Center's work and the child and youth protection system in Croatia and provide the training on the forensic interview of children and young people for experts in Hungary. Policemen, judges, psychologists, social workers and other experts from the child protection system participated in the training.
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At The Conference On Multidisciplinary Approach To Mental Health Of Children And Youth

At The Conference On Multidisciplinary Approach To Mental Health Of Children And Youth

A conference on "Mental health of children and youth-a multidisciplinary approach in promotion, prevention, diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation" was held at the Croatian Medical Center in Zagreb on March 29th 2019, organized by the Croatian Association for Infant, Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Croatian Institute for Public Health. The conference brought together a large number of international and Croatian specialists in the field of neuroscience, prevention, diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of mental disorders in children and adolescents. In the name of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb were the Deputy of Director Domagoj Štimac, MD, Psychiatrist, Sub specialist of Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychologist Ana Raguž.
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