Happy Parents’ Day 2020!

Happy Parents’ Day 2020!

June 1st marks Global Day of Parents, a day proclaimed by the United Nations as a day to appreciate parents all across the world for their selfless sacrifice and care towards their children. All of us who work with children and families know how important, wonderful and difficult your role is, dear parents. As if being a parent isn’t challenging enough, you’ve faced so much extra stress in the last few months!
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Alienation Of The Self From The Self: The Problem For Children Induced To Use Defensive Splitting

Alienation Of The Self From The Self: The Problem For Children Induced To Use Defensive Splitting

Here is a new article by Karen Woodall, psychotherapist from London's Family Separation Clinic, from her blog The Lighthouse Project: https://karenwoodall.blog/the-lighthouse-project/ Karen Woodal is the president of EAPAP (European Association of Parental Alienation Practitioners) and coorganizer of EAPAP 2020 conference that will take place September, 16-18. She is also an educator and supervisor to Zagreb Child And Youth Protection Center's experts.: "I continue my work with families affected by a child’s induced psychological splitting. Regular readers will recognise that I no longer use the term parental alienation very often when I am writing, this is because as a psychotherapist, working in clinical settings, the reality of what I am working with requires the correct labelling of the problem."
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Krešimir Prijatelj

E-MAIL: kresimir.prijatelj@poliklinika-djeca.hrEDUCATION:GRADUATING: Psychology, Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, 2016 - 2018.UNDERGRADUATE: Psychology, Croatian Catholic University, 2013-2016.DEGREE: Master of Psychology, Psychological Expert Exam of the Croatian Psychological Chamber in the field of clinical psychology (February 2020)
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Important Notification On EAPAP 2020 Conference

Important Notification On EAPAP 2020 Conference

After careful evaluation of the corona virus epidemic, which has brought us this unpredictable time, and with the desire that all already registered participants have the opportunity to listen to the lecturers which we have gathered for you, we have decided to adapt and hold the Third European Conference with international participation EAPAP (European Association of Parental Practitioners) organized by the Zagreb Child And Youth Protection Center in the form of LIVE WEBINAR from September 16-18, 2020.
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“Cards For Rainy Days (And Social Distancing)”: Romanian Edition

“Cards For Rainy Days (And Social Distancing)”: Romanian Edition

As a result of international cooperation with the volunteers of the Child Protection Hub for Southeast Europe, we published the Romanian edition of "Cards For Rainy Days (And Social Distancing)". During the following days we will also publish the Macedonian, Greek and Hungarian editions. Congratulations to our Psychologist Tea Brezinšćak on the international success of her “ Cards For Rainy Days” with 55 ideas for family activities that connect and build psychological resilience, which are posted on numerous websites of schools, kindergartens and organizations. Only from our website they have been downloaded 21129 times until today.
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Our Publication About Phone Counseling During The Pandemic Translated Into Slovenian

Our Publication About Phone Counseling During The Pandemic Translated Into Slovenian

Handbook created by Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center and the Brave Phone “Halo, pomozite!", handbook for mental health professionals about the specifics of phone counseling due to a pandemic, has been translated into Slovenian and offered as a free electronic publication to mental health professionals in Slovenia under the title  “Halo, pomagajte! – Priročnik za strokovnjake na področju duševnega zdravja o specifičnosti telefonskega svetovanja med pandemijo” [engl. Hello, help! - A handbook for mental health professionals about the specifics of phone counseling during a pandemic].
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Croatian Ministry Of The Interior: International Institutions Recognize Importance Of “Behind the Door” Campaign

Croatian Ministry Of The Interior: International Institutions Recognize Importance Of “Behind the Door” Campaign

The website of Croatian Police Directorate announced the text of the international success of the campaign "Behind the Door" ("Behind This Door Lives Mia") on April 23, 2020. We convey the text in its entirety: “Sometimes, for those most vulnerable #ostanidoma [#stayhome] it is not a safe choice. What if staying in the house brings a danger and abuse?
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Appeal for Media Support: Let’s Be Partners In the Campaign “Behind the Door” #REPORTVIOLENCE

Appeal for Media Support: Let’s Be Partners In the Campaign “Behind the Door” #REPORTVIOLENCE

The “Behind the Door” campaign, led jointly in Crooatia by the Ministry of the Interior, the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center and the Degordian Agency, aims to make all of us citizens aware not to turn our heads and to report the violence that is taking place nearby. Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center and the police continue to work on the prevention of violent and abusing events that destroy lives and take away carelessness from the children's faces, but in these exceptional circumstances of social distancing and prolonged stay at their homes, we need help from the whole society -  citizens, neighbours, acquaintances, the child's closest surroundings, and the media.
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