Fourth Expert Conference on Child Safety “Safety and Responsibility”

The Tijana Jurić Foundation will organize a fourth expert conference on child safety “Safety and Responsibility” in Subotica on September 27th, in which representatives of state institutions, domestic and foreign organizations will talk about child safety, consequences and prevention of violence.

As in previous years, the presentations will focus on several current topics, which will be discussed by experts from the country and abroad. The topic “Child and Trauma – Measures, Policies, Practices, and Institutional Responses to the Problem of Violence” will be addressed by Ph.D. Bruna Profaca, clinical psychologist at Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, then PhD Mirela Badurina, founder and director of BHIDAPA Sarajevo, Vera Despotović, in front of FMK Belgrade, Jelena Zoric on behalf of the Center for Social Work Novi Sad, as well as Child Hub in Budapest.

PhD Mirjana Graovac, MD, Gestalt psychotherapist, child and adolescent integrative psychotherapist, head of the department for adolescents and family, KBC Rijeka, Slavica Ranisavljev, director of the Heart Center and Jasminka Markovic, child psychiatry specialist will talk about juvenile suicide, warning signs and prevention

The conference will be held on September 27 at the Gallery Hotel in Subotica, Matije Korvina 17, 9am – 5pm. Admission is free, but due to a limited number of seats, please register your participation by mail:

Moderator: Minja Miletić

09:00 – 09:30      Participant registration and welcome coffee

10:15 – 12:00      Violence agains child – State and Data in the Republic of Serbia

11:00 – 11:15      Coffee break

11:15 – 11:45    Child safety – New mechanisms of search for missing children

11:45 – 14:00     Child and trauma – measures, policies, practices and institutions’ response to the problem of violence

11:45 – 12:30    Trauma Treatment in Children,  Ph.D. Bruna Profaca, prof. psychologist, clinical psychologist, Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb

12:30 – 13:00      Trauma in children “witnesses” of domestic violence,  Vera Despotovic, FMK Belgrade

13:00 – 13:30      In a healthy school a healthy child, Ph.D. Mirela Badurina, Gestalt psychotherapist, child and adolescent integrative psychotherapist, founder and director of BHIDAPA Sarajevo

13:30 – 14:00      Work with victims and perpetrators of peer and family violence from the perspective of the Center for Social Work, Jelena Zorić, psychologist, systemic family psychotherapist, Center for Social Work Novi Sad

14:00 – 15:00       Lunch

15:00 – 15:30      Violence around us – personal stories

Aleksandra Šandor

Ana Marija Alves Ćurčić

15:30 – 16:40      Youth Suicide – Signs of Risk Warning and Prevention

15:30 – 16:00      Suicide in adolescents, PhD Mirjana Graovac,  MD, Gestalt Psychotherapist, Child and Adolescent Integrative Psychotherapist, Head of Department for Adolescents and Family, KBC Rijeka

16:00 – 16:20       Risk Factors and Suicide Prevention in Young People, Slavica Ranisavljev, Master Psychologist, Center Heart

16:20 – 16:40    Why young people are self-harming, PhD Jasminka Marković, MD, Child Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist

17:00                  Discussion and conclusion of the conference