Teamwork, Interview and Supervision

Work program of the Center for protection of children, young people and families, and according to the model of the Polyclinic for protection children and youth of the City of Zagreb, includes:

1.continuous interviewing and supervision of experts operating in the Center

2.Continuous supervision for professionals working in mental health centers, centers for social work, Centers dealing with children and youth, police, judiciary, education etc.

3.development of regular contacts with institutions, which communicate with a child (kindergarten, school, center mental health, social welfare center, youth center, police, court, children’s home).

Team expert work takes place within the multidisciplinary team.

Team leaders are Prof. dr. Vera Daneš Brozek, children’s neuropsychiatrist and Mirela Badurina, child psychotherapist. 

Members of the interdisciplinary therapeutic team are: psychiatrist, psychotherapist, clinical psychologist, pediatrician, psychologist, social pedagogue, phoneticist, lawyer and project manager.

The team work model includes:

1. specific knowledge and skills of each expert

2. multidisciplinarity

3. sustainability

4. Coordination for the benefit of clients

5. direct and indirect action of team members

6. personal involvement

Members of the interdisciplinary team include regular interviewing and supervision:

Supervision of team work is led by Prof. dr. Gordana Buljan Flander, a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, Prof. dr. Vera Daneš Brozek, children’s neuropsychiatrist and psychotherapist, Prof. dr. Dubravka Kocijan Hercigonja, neuropsychiatrist and psychotherapist for children and youth, Prof. dr. Saida Fišeković, Neuropsychiatrist and Psychotherapist and Prof. dr. Mirjana Graovac, psychiatrist for children and youth and psychodrama psychoanalyst.

All members of the Center for the Protection of Children, Youth and Families are involved in interdisciplinary action of the Center.