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24 Mar 2020
The World Health Organization has compiled a list of tips for how to deal with child stress during COVID 19 epidemic. https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/helping-children-cope-with-stress-print.pdf?sfvrsn=f3a063ff_2  
16 Mar 2020
Mark Bertin addressed the pressing question, How to stay healthy and emotionally resilient in a time of widespread unease in Psychology Today this week. Taking into consideration that most of our routines have been recently and radically disturbed,...
30 Jan 2020
During the past year, Zagreb's Child and Youth Protection Center, in collaboration with the City of Zagreb's Health Office and the Society for Communication and Media Culture, has conducted a national research project, 'Online Social Experiences and...
28 Jan 2020
In Hungary, five thousand children are placed in state care every year. In the SOS Children’s Villages campaign, young adults who have grown up in the system are sending messages to children living in children’s homes. These video messages contain...
23 Jan 2020
Children in care and care-leavers need to be explained the reasons why they are in care as it has a direct influence on their wellbeing, according to Bright Spots Research Programme, a partnership between Coram Voice and the University of Oxford....
12 Dec 2019
The annual ChildHub conference, ‘Modern Technologies in the Social Welfare System’, was held 12 October 2019, at the Hotel Dubrovnik in Zagreb, and was attended by more than 60 experts. Tanja Žaja, head of the sector for coordination of reform...
19 Nov 2019
This year's annual conference of psychologists, 'Psychology and the Digital World', was held in Osijek.  Hana Hrpka, President of the NGO Brave Phone, presented the Child Protection Hub platform through a poster presentation to interested...
18 Aug 2019
The WHO listed and defined gaming addiction as a condition in the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases, but not many places offer help to children addicted to video games. One is the Yes We Can Clinic, in the Netherlands....
09 Aug 2019
The Department of Health and Social Work in Bulgaria have announced a new admission for the Master's Program in Psychosocial Interventions with Children and Families. The program aims to train future professionals and enhance the skills of current...
23 May 2019
“Immigrants in the Media”, a European Commission-funded project, explores the effects of different types of information and variations of language used when reporting on immigrants. The experimental studies find that when news are positive,...

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