Educational workshops on the topic: Basic therapeutic skills in the child’s recovery plan organized by the CPRC


The second in a series of educational workshops for experts from mental health centers was held on Monday

Educational on “BASIC THERAPEUTIC SKILLS IN CHILD RECOVERY” is based on experience and knowledge of psychiatry and integrative psychotherapy of developmental age, which includes multidisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents emotional and behavioral problems (traumatized, abused and abused for children). European standards, an example of good practice in working with children and young people, a code of ethics and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The series of lectures aims to introduce participants to the basics of working with children, challenges and differences in approach when it comes to child psychotherapy and why it is important that professionals are adequately educated. Special attention is paid to emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinary approach and intersectoral cooperation in protecting the best interests of the child.

The project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and implemented by the CPRC.

During the workshop, participants heard about attachment and attachment disorder in childhood, as well as attachment styles.

The workshop was led by Prim. dr. Goran Čerkez and Mirela Badurina.

Participants also had the opportunity to listen to the esteemed prof. Dr. Dubravka Kocijan Hercigonja who spoke about the diagnosis and differences in treatment, as well as pharmacotherapy and why integrative psychotherapy is important in the treatment of children and youth.