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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,...
10 May 2019
A recent study published by the Finnish University of Turku shows that children born to immigrant parents are more prone to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than those whose parents are native born. The study involved 3,639 children...
20 Feb 2019
Growing up is difficult, and even more so for children from foster homes and institutions. Research shows that these children have far fewer resources and people to rely upon once they outgrow the child welfare services, compared to their peers....
30 Jan 2019
Launching ceremony for the book „Science and Art of Upbringing – A Practical Guide to Contemporary Upbringing for Parents and Educators“ by Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, was held at the overcrowded Old City Hall in Zagreb. Besides Gordana Buljan...
04 Jan 2019
Only a small fraction of refuges in Germany seeks psychological help, but even for those who do it is very difficult to get it. The anchor center for asylum seekers in Bavaria has an innovative clinic for mental health called SoulTalk, a result of...

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