Biography


Curriculum Vitae

Assoc. Prof. GORDANA BULJAN FLANDER, Ph.D.

clinical psychologists and psychotherapist


FORMAL EDUCATION

1995. – 2002.

Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect

Children’s Mental Health Alliance Foundation, New York (SAD)


2000. – 2001. Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy – clinical psychology

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Thesis – The role of attachment and some personality traits in the maltreatment of children: expanding on the Bowlby theory


1996. – 1999. M.A.

Master of Arts in psychotherapy – integrative psychotherapy

Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, Nottingham (UK)

University of Derby, Derby (UK) –  M.A in psychotherapy

Thesis – Maltreatment of children within the Attachment theory


1983. – 1985. M.S.

Master of Science – clinical psychology

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Thesis – Contribution to the diagnostics of cerebral impairments in children – attempt at using visual labyrinths applied by the laboratory computer

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1976. – 1980. B.S.

Bachelor of Science

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Thesis – Language development in children



FORMAL EDUCATION – PSYCHOTHERAPY

1996. – 1999. M.A.

Master of Arts in psychotherapy – integrative psychotherapy

Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, Nottingham (UK)

University of Derby, Derby (UK) – magistar psihoterapije

Thesis – Maltreatment of children within the Attachment theory

1992. – 1996. Gestalt psychotherapy, Zagreb

trainers dr. Ljiljana Bastaic i prof. Enver Jusufbegović

1981. – 1982. Behavioral psychotherapy, Zagreb

University Hospital Centre Zagreb (Rebro), trainer Nada Anić, prof.


ACADEMIC RANK

2010. Associate professor

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek

social sciences, psychology, clinical and health psychology


2007. Assistant professor

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek

social sciences, psychology


2010. Associate research scientist

social sciences, psychology, clinical and health psychology

2006. Senior research scientist

social sciences, psychology


MBZ 126851 – registration number of scientists (Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, CRO)


WORK EXPERIENCE AND OTHER DUTIES

2012. – ongoing Council of Europe, expert

implementation of The Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse


2012. – ongoing UNICEF – Montenegro, Croatia & Serbia, consultant


2003. – ongoing Permanent court expert & mentor – abused and traumatized children, Zagreb County Court


2002. – ongoing Child protection Centre of Zagreb, director


1982. – 2002. Clinic for children diseases Zagreb, psychologists


Children’s house Borovje, founder

1997. – 2003. Brave Phone, founder and director

1997. – ongoing Brave Phone, head of scientific and professional programs


1996. – 2003. Prevention and Intervention in the field of Child Abuse and Neglect, project

coordinator, educator and supervisor

project served as an cornerstone in foundation of the Child protection Centre of Zagreb


ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS/PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Professional Society for Abused Children (APSAC)

Croatian Psychological Association (CPA) – active role in its foundation and member of the first steering committee

Croatian Psychological Society (CPS)

Croatian Association of Experts and Expert Witnesses (CAEEW)

The European Association for Integrative Psychotherapy (EAIP)

The International Integrative Psychotherapy Association (IIPA)

The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN)

Association of Youth and Family Judges and Specialist, Zagreb, Croatia (AYFJS)

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy  (UKCP)


AWARDS AND HONORS

2013. Croatian Psychological Association expression of gratitude (award)

Expression of gratitude regarding the significant contribution to the development and the work of the Association as well as the overall enrollment in the improvement of the psychologists’ status and the recognition of the psychology as profession in general.


2012. ”Gold Emblem” of the Croatian Psychological Society

Award for special contribution to the development of and the engagement in the work of the Croatian Psychological Society.


2011. City of Zagreb Award

Award for high merit and results in theoretical and practical work in the field of psychosocial and health protection of children and in the promotion of rights and interests of children.


2010. Croatian Psychological Association ”Snježana Biga Friganović” Award

Award for special contribution to the organization, work and development of the Chamber, contributing to the improvement of psychologists’ status in the society and the development and status of psychology.


2008. Annual award for promoting children’s rights, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Social Policy and Youth


2008. Multidisciplinary Team Award, International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect – ISPCAN

The Multidisciplinary Team Award recognizes a multidisciplinary team that has made substantial progress in the treatment or prevention of child abuse and neglect in its local community. The award may be given to the team as a whole or to the individual who developed and led the team.


2007. Croatian Psychological Society ”Ramiro Bujas” Award

Award for especially valuable achievements in societal recognition of psychology.


2003. Croatian Psychological Society “Marulić: Fiat Psychologia” Award

Award for especially valuable contribution to the development of the applied psychology in Croatia.


PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONS

2015. Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training, Zagreb

Linda Cordisco Steele – National Children’s Advocacy Center, Huntsville, AL (SAD)


2013. Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT), Child protection Centre of Zagreb Kognitivno-

Bonner, B.L. – Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Study Center, University of Oklahoma

Schmidt, S. – Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, University of Oklahoma


2010. Ensuring Justice and Protection for all Children, Flagey, Bruxelles, Belgija

Fundamental rights conference

The Belgian presidency of the European Union

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights


2010. Crisis Interventions

Society for Psychological Assistance, Zagreb


2007. The Advance Skills Training Institute, XIth ISPCAN European Regional Conference, Lisabon, Portugal

Supporting Prevention and Recovery from Child Abuse and Neglect

Role of Professionals, Communities and Families

International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN)


2007. Countertransference Issues in Intercultural Treatment of Complex Posttraumatic States

Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik: Gregurek, R, Wilson, J.P., Drožđek, B. i Lindy, J.D.


2006. Relational and Integrative Psychotherapy

Richard Erskin, R.G. Ph.D., Training Director of the Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy, Vancouver


2005. Trauma and abuse

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

APSACs First Annual Trauma Treatment Clinic, Hawaii


2003. Forensic Interviewing of Children Training, Zagreb

The National Children’s Advocacy Center, Huntsville, AL (SAD)


1995. – 2002. Abused and neglected Children, CU centar Budimpešta, Mađarska

Children’s Mental Health Alliance Foundation, New York, (SAD)


1988. Center on Child Abuse and Neglect – apprenticeship, Oklahoma, SAD

Children’s Mental Health Alliance Foundation, New York, (SAD)


1995. Providing psychosocial help for displaced persons, Zagreb

Danish International Development Agency


1994. Self-help and mutual help in the modern society, Zagreb

Andrija Štampar School of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb


1994. Munchener functional developmental diagnostics, Zagreb

Academy for Developmental Rehabilitation


1994. Psychology of Trauma, Zagreb

Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, Nottingham (UK)


1989. Mother and child attachment, Duborvnik

Inter University Center, Dubrovnik


ACADEMIC POSITIONS


University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies

2000. – Psychological Counselling, lecturer in charge

psychology, graduate level


University of Zagreb, School of Medicine

2005. – Preventive and Social Aspects of Pediatrics, lecturer

pediatrics, postgraduate level


2004. – Selected chapters on psychotherapeutic techniques and methods, lecturer

psychotherapy, postgraduate level


University of Zagreb, School of Dental Medicine

2009. – Child protection of (dentally) neglected and abused child, collaborator

department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, postgraduate level


Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

2009. – Child and adolescent forensic psychology, lecturer in charge

psychology, graduate level


University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law

2011. – Abuse and children, postgraduate level, lecturer in charge


University of applied sciences Baltazar Zaprešić

2011. – Psychology of communication, lecturer in charge

communication management, graduate level


Edward Bernays College of Communication Management

2013. – Social psychology, lecturer in charge

department of Intercultural Communication


Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Educational Sciences, (SB)

2014. – Abused and Neglected Children, lecturer in charge


University of Dubrovnik

2014. – 2015. Pediatric psychology, lecturer in charge

clinical nursing, graduate level


University of Zagreb, Faculty of science

2011. – 2013. Psychopathology in childhood and adolescence, lecturer in charge

mathematics and informatics, graduate level


University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies

2003. – 2011. Competent Parenting, lecturer in charge

psychology, graduate level


Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Psychology d.

2008. – 2010. Psychologist as a Civic Society Volunteer, lecturer in charge, undergraduate level

2007. – 2011. Psychology of Abuse and Neglect, lecturer in charge, undergraduate level

2005. – 2008. Introduction to Clinical Psychology, lecturer in charge, undergraduate level

2006. – 2008. Clinical psychology, lecturer in charge, graduate level

2007. – 2008. Clinical Psychology Reports and Report Writing, lecturer in charge, graduate level

2006. – 2007. Selected chapters from clinical psychology, lecturer in charge, graduate level

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS


Buljan Flander, G., Dugić, S. & Handabaka, I. (2015). An analysis of the correlation between cyberbullying, self-esteem and parental warmth and parental control in adolescents. Klinička Psihologija, 8 (2). (in print)


Buljan Flander, G., Tarabić, B. N. & Čuković-Bagić, I. (2015). Child Abuse and Neglect: Croatian Dental Practitioners’ Experience and Knowledge. Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research, 51(2), 127–136.


Sarajlić Vuković, I., Boričević Maršanić, V., Aukst Margetić, B., Paradžik, Lj., Vidović, D. & Buljan Flander, G. (2015). Self-Reported Emotional and Behavioral Problems, Family Functioning and Parental Bonding Among Psychiatric Outpatient Adolescent Offspring of Croatian Male Veterans with Partial PTSD. Child & Youth Care Forum, 44(5), 655–669. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-015-9299-9


Bilić, V., Buljan Flander, G. & Rafajac, B. (2014). Life Satisfaction and School Performance of Children Exposed to Classic and Cyber Peer Bullying. Collegium Antropologicum, 38(1), 21–29.


Buljan Flander, G., Štimac, D., Selak Bagarić, E. & Vinšćak, M. (2014). Patterns of and Copying with Cyberbullying in Croatia. The International Journal of Person Centered Medicine, 4(4), 251–256.


Buljan Flander, G., Štimac, D. & Corić Špoljar, R. (2013). Support from Family and Friends as Factor in Children’s Adjustment to Parental Divorce. Klinička Psihologija, 6(1-2), 63–77.


Jelić Tuščić, S., Buljan Flander, G. & Matešković, D. (2013). The consequences of childhood abuse. Paediatrics Today, 9(1), 24–35. http://doi.org/10.5457/p2005-114.58


Sambolek, A., Buljan Flander, G. & Krmek, M. (2010). Analysis of Children’s Human Figure Drawings and Comparison With Parental Ratings of Children’s Behavior. Napredak, 151(2), 291–311.


Buljan Flander, G., Čosić, I. & Profaca, B. (2009). Exposure of children to sexual content on the Internet in Croatia. Child Abuse & Neglect, 33, 849–856. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2009.06.002


Kolega, M., Hrpka, H. & Buljan Flander, G. (2009). The Image of the Teaching Profession in Daily Papers. Croatian Journal of Education, 11(2), 461–477.


Buljan Flander, G., Ćorić Špoljar, R. & Štimac, D. (2009). Parental Perceptional and Behavioral Difficulties as Risk Factors for Child Abuse in the Family. Contemporary psychology, 12(1), 119–133.


Ruševljan, A., Buljan Flander, G. & Krmek, M. (2009). Perception of Parental Acceptance-rejection and Adjustment in High School Aged Adolescents. Klinička Psihologija, 2(1-2), 39–52.


Buljan Flander, G., Čorić, V. & Štimac, D. (2008). Croatian Primary Health Care Doctors’ Experience, Knowledge and Attitudes About Child Abuse and Neglect. Contemporary psychology, 11(2), 313–328.


Buljan Flander, G. (2008). Interne & Children – Should we Worry? In V. Kolesarić (Ed.), Nasilje nad djecom i među djecom – Zbornik radova II. znanstveno-stručnog skupa (pp. 13–22). Osijek: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Čorić, V. & Buljan Flander, G. (2008). Child Neglect – Risk Factors, Consequences, the Role of Physicians and Opportunities for Prevention. Paediatria Croatica, 52, 29–33.


Čorić, V., Buljan Flander, G. & Štimac, D. (2008). Sexual Abuse of Children: Diagnostic Examination and Factors Affecting the Disclosure. Paediatria Croatica, 52, 263–267.


Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Exposing Children to Violence – What Lessons have been Learnt? In V. Kolesarić (Ed.), Psihologija i nasilje u suvremenom društvu – Zbornik radova znanstveno-stručnog skupa Psihologija nasilja i zlostavljanja (pp. 45–52). Osijek: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Krmek, M. & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Violence Among Peers via the Internet. In V. Kolesarić (Ed.), Psihologija i nasilje u suvremenom društvu – Zbornik radova znanstveno-stručnog skupa Psihologija nasilja i zlostavljanja (pp. 125–132). Osijek: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Buljan Flander, G., Durman Marijanović, Z. & Špoljar Ćorić, R. (2007). Bullying in Croatian Schools with Regard to Gender, Age and Acceptance/Rejection in School. Journal for General Social Issues, 87-88(1-2), 157–174.


Puhovski, S., Karlović, A. & Buljan Flander, G. (2004). Validation of the Questionnaire on Emotional Abuse. Journal for General Social Issues, 71(3), 555–578.


Ćosić, I., Buljan Flander, G. & Karlović, A. (2002). The Relationship Between Childhood Abuse and Some Aspects of The Psychological Functioning of Adolescents. Contemporary psychology, 5(2), 191–205.


Fabljanić, S., Buljan Flander, G. & Karlović, A. (2002). Epidemiological study on the incidence of childhood abuse experiences among high school students of Sisacko-Moslavacka County. Paediatria Croatica, 46, 169–173.


Šikić, N., Javornik, N., Stracenski, M., Bunjevac, T. & Buljan-Flander, G. (1997). Psychopathological differences among three groups of school children affected by the war in Croatia. Acta Med Croatica, 51, 143–149


Šikić, N., Buljan-Flander, G. & Stracenski, M. (1995). ADHD and Personality Characteristics in School Children. Paediatria Croatica, 39, 13–18.


Šikić, N., Buljan-Flander, G., Marčelja, A. & Mejaški-Bošnjak, V. (1995). Personality traits in school children with epilepsy. Acta Med Croatica, 49, 121–126.

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Šikić, N., Ivičević-Desnica, J. & Buljan-Flander, G. (1990). Perceptive Visuo-motor Capacity of Children with Articulation Speech Disturbances. Arhiv ZMD, 34, 95–104.


Buljan-Flander, G., Šikić, N. & Marušić-Della Marina, B. (1988). Determination of Perceptive Deficits by Microcomputerized Application of Visual Labyrinths in Preschool Children with Probable Brain Damage and Diagnosed Epilepsy. Arhiv ZMD, 32, 259–272.


Marušić-Della Marina, B., Šikić, N., Čuturić, N., Urli, A., Bošnjak, V., Lulić, L. & Buljan, G. (1987). Some Clinico-Neurological and Psychological Aspects of Adolescents with Early-Childhood Epilepsy. Arhiv ZMD, 31(3), 221–234.


Buljan, G., Šikić, N. & Marušić-Della Marina, B. (1986). Assessment of Visuomotoric Ability of Preschool Children with Minimum Neurodevelopmental Disturbances by the use of Computerized Perceptive Labyrinths. Arhiv ZMD, 30(3-4), 249–269.


Čuturić, N., Urli, A., Grgić-Jandriš, D. & Buljan, G. (1986). Behavioral Deviations in Preschool Children from Rural and Urban Environments. Arhiv ZMD, 30(1), 81–90.


Čuturić, N. & Buljan, G. (1983). Exposure of School Children to Means of Addiction in Urban and Rural Environment. Arhiv ZMD, 27(2), 115–122.



ACADEMIC BOOKS


Bilić, V., Buljan Flander, G. & Hrpka, H. (2012). Violence against and amongst children. Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap. (university textbook)


Buljan Flander, G. & Zarevski, P. (2010). My parents are getting divorced. Zagreb: Marko M.


Kovačević, H. & Buljan-Flander, G. (2005). Why Me. Zagreb: Znanje.


Buljan Flander, G. & Ćosić, I. (2005). Phone Counselling, Counsellor’s Manual. Zagreb: Marko M.


Kocijan-Hercigonja, D., Buljan-Flander, G. & Vučković, D. (2004). Hyperactive Child – Upset Parent and Teacher (4th Edition). Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap.


Buljan Flander, G. & Karlović, A. (2004). Am I Raising My Child Properly? Parenting tips. Zagreb: Marko M.


Buljan-Flander, G. & Kocijan-Hercigonja, D. (2003). Child Abuse and Neglect. Zagreb: Marko M.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Buljan Flander, G. & Welbury, R. R. (2015). Child Abuse and Neglect. In H. Jurić (Ed.), Pediatric Dentistry (pp. 469–478). Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap. (university textbook)


Buljan Flander, G. & Španić, A. M. (2015). Multidisciplinary Approach to the Protection of Traumatised Children. In M. Šitum (Ed.), Zdravstvene ustanove Grada Zagreba u praksi i znanosti (pp. 179–191). Zagreb: Nastavni zavod za hitnu medicinu Grada Zagreba.


Buljan Flander, G., Jelić Tuščić, S. & Matešković, D. (2014). High-conflict divorces: children in the center of the conflict. In A. Brajša-Žganec,  J. Lopižić & Z. Penezić (Ed.), Psychological aspects of the modern family, marriage and partnerships (pp. 375–394). Jastrebarsko: Naklada slap i Hrvatsko psihološko društvo. (university textbook)


Buljan Flander, G., Jelić Tuščić, S. & Tolić, S. (2014). Prevention of violence, child abuse and neglect.  In I. Bralić (Ed.), Disease prevention in children (ppr. 480–501). Zagreb: Medicinska Naklada. (university textbook)


Crnković, M. & Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Counseling. In D. Kozarić-Kovačić & T. Frančišković (Ed.), Psychotherapeutic directions (pp. 432–440). Zagreb: Medicinska Naklada. (college textbook)


Španić, A. M., Breznišćak, T. & Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Trauma related symptoms among children exposed to different types of abuse and neglect. In K. Kaniasty, K. A. Moore, S. Howard & P. Buchwald (Ed.), Stress and Anxiety: Applications to Social and Environmental Threats, Psychological Well-Being, Occupational Challenges, and Developmental Psychology torrent (pp. 231–240). Berlin: Logos Verlag.


Buljan Flander, G. & Matešković, D. (2012). Internet and Children – Fun or Danger. In I. Bralić (Ed.), How to grow up healthy: A Handbook for Parents on children’s health and disease from birth to the end of puberty (pp. 372–375). Zagreb: Medicinska Naklada.


Buljan Flander, G. & Matešković, D. (2012). Parents and children: how to effectively deal with the problems of divorce?  In I. Bralić (Ed.), How to grow up healthy: A Handbook for Parents on children’s health and disease from birth to the end of puberty (pp. 366–371). Zagreb: Medicinska Naklada.

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Buljan Flander, G. & Matešković, D. (2012). Adoptive families. In I. Bralić (Ed.), How to grow up healthy: A Handbook for Parents on children’s health and disease from birth to the end of puberty (pp. 360–365). Zagreb: Medicinska Naklada.


Buljan Flander, G. & Matešković, D. (2012). Early experiences in the family – the importance of love and setting limits.  In I. Bralić (Ed.), Kako zdravo odrastati: Priručnik za roditelje o zdravlju i bolesti djeteta od rođenja do kraja puberteta (pp. 354–359). Zagreb: Medicinska Naklada.


Matešković, D. & Buljan Flander, G. (2012). Prevention of child abuse and peer violence. In V. Božičević, S. Brlas & M. Gulin (Ed.), Psihologija u zaštiti mentalnog zdravlja – Priručnik za psihološku djelatnost u zaštiti i promicanju mentlanog zdravlja (pp. 172–182). Virovitica: Zavod za javno zdravstvo Sveti Rok’’ Virovitičko-podravske županije.


Buljan Flander, G. & Profaca, B. (2010). The responsibility and co-ordination of professionals in tackling child sexual abuse. In Protecting children from sexual violence – A comprehensive approach (pp. 153–163). Strasbourg Cedex: Council of Europe Publishing.


Buljan Flander, G. & Jelić, S. (2010). Adolescenti počinitelji seksualnih delikata – pregled tipologija, etioloških i drugih čimbenika. In L. Mužinić & L. Vukota (Ed.), Tretman seksualnih delinkvenata i zaštita zajednice. Zagreb: Medicinska Naklada.


Crnković, D. & Buljan-Flander, G. (2008). Dermatological aspects od acute and cronic stress exposure in childhood age.  In D. Buljan, M. Šitum, M. Buljan & M. Vurnek Živković (Ed.), Psycho dermatology (pp. 95–103). Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap.


Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Where are the boundaries of empathy in therapy of abused children? In R. Gregurek,  B. Drožđek, J. D. Lindy & M. Braš (Ed.), Therapists’ Affective Responses in Intercultural Treatment of Complex Posttraumatic States (pp. 185–195). Osijek: Grafika d.o.o.


Buljan Flander, G. & Karlović, A. (2005). Bullying among Children. In V. Bilić (Ed.), Selection of Topics for Class Meeting Sessions (pp. 179–193). Zagreb: Naklada Ljevak.


Štulhofer, A., Hiršl-Hećej, V., Mrkšić, Ž., Korać, A., Hoblaj, P., Ivkanec, I., … Mimica, J. (2004). Croatia.  In R. T. Francoeur & R. J. Noonan (Ed.), The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality
(4. izdanje, pp. 241–258). New York: Continuum. (enciklopedija)


Buljan Flander, G. (2001). Sexual Abuse of Children. In D. Kozarić-Kovačić (Ed.), Medical and Legal Mechanisms for the Protection of Children against the Abuse of Addictive Substances and Maltreatment (pp. 91–94). Zagreb: KB Dubrava, Odjel za psihijatriju: Nacionalni centar za psihotraumu.


Švel, I., Marušić Della Marina, B., Šikić, N., Grgurić, J., Buljan, G., Bošnjak, V., … Armano, G. (1988). Epidemiologija cerebralne paralize. In M. Križ, A. Mikloušić & M. Gazdik (Ed.), Rano oštećenje mozga – cerebralna paraliza (pp. 13–20). Zagreb.



PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA

Buljan-Flander, G. (2000). Symptoms and Treatment of Abused Adolescents, Status of Adolescents in the Family. State Institute for Children, Youth and Maternity Protection. Zagreb.


Buljan-Flander, G. (2001). Possibilities of Abused and Neglected Children Protection Improvement in Our Society. Abuse of Children in the Family, State Institute for Children, Youth and Maternity Protection. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., Rister, M., Prvčić, I., Karlović, A., Sarađen, M., & Klapan, A. (2001). Telephone Counselling as Form of Prevention and Intervention in Child Abuse. III. Croatian Congress of School and University Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia. III. Croatian Congress of School and University Medicine. Zagreb.


Kocijan-Hercigonja, D., & Buljan Flander, G. (2001). Model of Cooperation between Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations in the Prevention of Child Abuse. VIII. European Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect. Istanbul.


Kocijan-Hercigonja, D., & Buljan Flander, G. (2001). Premises for Efficient Psychotherapy and Protection of Maltreated Children in the Health System. Abuse of Children in the Family State Institute for Children, Youth and Maternity Protection. Zagreb.


Buljan-Flander, G. (2002). Sexual Abuse of Children, Fifth Congress of Croatian Paediatric Association. IV. Congress of Paediatric Section of Paramedics Association. 46. Šibenik: Pediatria Croatica.


Buljan Flander, G., & Karlović, A. (2002). Ethical Issues in Research of Child Abuse. Symposium Ethical Research with Children, Council for Children.


Ćosić, I., & Buljan Flander, G. (2002). Correlation between Maltreatment in Childhood and some Aspects of Psychical Functioning of Adolescents. Days of Psychology in Zadar, (pp. 99-100). Zadar.


Kocijan-Hercigonja, D., & Buljan Flander, G. (2002). Specifics in Expert Witnessing of Abused Children. Third Croatian Psychiatric Conference „For Mental Health and Mutual Understanding“. Osijek.


Kocijan-Hercigonja, D., Buljan Flander, G., Peto-Kujunđić, L., D., V., & Opačić, M. (2002). Child Abuse. Third Croatian Psychiatric Conferenceb „For Mental Health and Mutual Understanding“. Osijek.


Buljan-Flander, G. (2003). Recognizing and Care for Non-Hospitalised Physically and Sexually Abused Child. Third Croatian Emergency Medicine Congress with International Participation. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2003). Role of the Paediatrician in Recognising the Abused Child. XXII. Symposium of Paediatricians of Dalmatia. Split.


Buljan-Flander, G. (2003). Short and Long-Term Consequences of Sexual Abuse. Childhood, Youth and Violence. Zagreb: Zagreb University.


Buljan-Flander, G. (2003). Violence and Health: Evidence Base for Non Violent Society – From policy to practice. VI International conference: Biotechnology and Public Health. Cavtat.


Buljan Flander, G. (2004). Multidisciplinary Approach to Children – Abuse Victims. First Symposium of Social Workers „Role of Social Work in Child Protection“. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., & Profaca, B. (2004). Ethical Dilemmas in the Treatment of Abused Children. Fifth Congress of Croatian Paediatric Association. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., & Horvatović Kuča, P. (2005). Brave Phone – Helpline for Abused and Neglected Children. European Regional Meeting of Child Helpline International. Amsterdam.


Buljan Flander, G., & Krmek, M. (2005). Centre for Child Protection. Multidisciplinary Approach International Pediatric Meeting. Dubrovnik.


Buljan-Flander, G., Profaca, B., Ćosić, I., & Puhovski, S. (2005). Ethical Dilemmas (Psychologist’s) in Diagnostics and Treatment of Abused and Neglected Children and Youth. 13th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists. Osijek.


Krmek, M., & Buljan Flander, G. (2005). Analysis of Offence Levels with Respect to Child Age and Town Size. 13th Congress of European Union for School and University, Health and Medicine; „Healthy Youth Investment for Future“. Dubrovnik.


Buljan Flander, G. (2006). Exposure of children to abuse – have we learned something? Scientific conference “Psychology of violence and abuse“. Osijek.


Buljan Flander, G., & Hrpka, H. (2006). Association Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children. 1. Croatian Congress of Applied Psychology: Psychologists in health improvement and protection – interdisciplinary approach. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., & Hrpka, H. (2006). Teachers’ stress. 31 School of Croatian educators. Pula.



Buljan Flander, G., Škrlec, N., & Krmek, M. (2006). Multidisciplinary approach and cross institutional cooperation – experiene of Child Protection Center of Zagreb. II. Conference of Croatian social workers with international participation. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., & Tomić, J. (2006). Prevention of inappropriate behaviour of children and youth in the local community – experience of Children’s House Borovje. II Conference of Croatian social workers with international participation. Zagreb.


Hrpka, H., Krmek, M., & Buljan Flander, G. (2006). Results of research into the experience of children who use the Internet. Scientific conference “Psychology of violence and abuse“. Osijek.


Kocijan Hercigonja, D., Buljan Flander, G., & Hercigonja Novković, V. (2006). Integrative Psychotherapy in Working with a Traumatized Child in Croatia. Challenges in Integrative Practice EAIP. London: The Senate House.


Krmek, M., Buljan Flander, G., & Hrpka, H. (2006). Peer bullying via the Internet. Scientific conference “Psychology of violence and abuse“. Osijek.


Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Where are the boundaries of empathy in therapy of abused children. In R. Gregurek, B. Drožđek, J. Lindy, & M. Braš (Ed.), Therapists’ affective responses in intercultural treatment of complex posttraumatic states (pp. 185-194). Osijek: Grafika d.o.o.


Buljan Flander, G., & Katalinić, V. (2007). Multidisciplinay approach working with abused and neglected children. Third Symposium of Social Workers. Osijek.


Hrpka, H., Buljan Flander, G., & Crnogorac, N. (2007). Prevention of Internet abuse. 15 Annual conference of Croatian psychologists. Cavtat.


Hrpka, H., Krmek, M., & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Presentation of the Project for Prevention “Safe Internet”. In V. Kolesarić, A. Metzing, M. Duran, & T. Ljubin (Ed.), Psychology and Violence in the Modern Society – Conference Proceedings (pp. 243-251). Osijek: Faculty of Philosophy.


Kralj, D., Škovrlj, K., Bačan, M., & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Presence of corporal punishment and abuse in children with ADHD syndrome and behaviour disorders. 7 International scientific symposium, Research in education and rehabilitation sciences. Zagreb.


Krmek, M., Buljan Flander, G., & Hrpka, H. (2007). Bullying via the Internet. In V. Kolesarić, A. Metzing, M. Duran, & T. Ljubin (Ed.), Psychology and Violence in the Modern Society – Conference Proceedings. Osijek: Faculty of Philosophy.


Krmek, M., Durman Marijanović, Z., & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Cognitive behavioural approach working with traumatised children. 15 Annual conference of Croatian psychologists. Cavtat.


Krmek, M., Škrlec, N., & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Abuse via modern communication media – the Internet and the mobile phone. 9 CARNet users conference. Rijeka.


Luca Mrđen, J., Ćosić, I., & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Prevalence of the Sexual Abuse in Croatia. XIth ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Lisbon.


Profaca, B., Bačan, M., & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Connection between anxiety in young people and their war-related family violence-related experiences. XIth ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Lisbon.


Rouzie, M., Buljan Flander, G., Franic, A., Hercigonja-Novković, V., Keeney, B., Kocijan-Hercigonja, D., & Martinez Villate, I. (2007). Love versus Danger: Relational Therapy of Trauma, AMOR-ROMA, Love in Psychotherapy. 3rd International Integrative Psychotherapy Conference. Rome.


Škovrlj, K., Luca Mrđen, J., & Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Abused Children with Intellectual Disability. 6th European Congress of Mental Health in Intellectual Disability. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2008). Correlation between abuse experience and suicidality in adolescents. Symposium on suicidality. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2008). Psychological influence of dermatological diseases in children. 2. Croatian Congress on Psychodermatology with International Participation. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2008). The Internet and children – should we worry? In V. Kolesarić, A. Metzing, D. Šincek, & J. Tomašić (Ed.), 2nd scientific and professional symposium “Abuse of children and among children“ (pp. 15-15). Osijek: Filozofski fakultet.


Buljan Flander, G., & Hrpka, H. (2008). Safer Internet – prevention of violence against children through the Internet. City Leadership for Health and Sustainable Development, Health in all local policies, (pp. 99-99). Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., & Štimac, D. (2008). Center for child protection –five years after. 4. Congress on Social Psychiatry. Dubrovnik.


Buljan Flander, G., Azenić, I., & Katalinić, V. (2008). Protection of Children Rights – Brave Phone’s Contribution. 3. Conference of Social Workers. Pula.


Buljan Flander, G., Bačan, M., & Krmek, M. (2008). Psychotherapy of traumatised children. First Croatian congres of psychotherapy. Zadar.


Buljan Flander, G., Ćorić Špoljar, R., & Krmek, M. (2008). CBT with traumatized children in Center for child protection in Zagreb. 6th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy. Rome.


Buljan Flander, G., Štimac, D., & Profaca, B. (2008). Efficiency of the Multidisciplinary Team Working with Abused and Neglected Children. XVIIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect. Hong Kong.


Hrpka, H., Tomić, J., & Buljan Flander, G. (2008). Importance of public awareness in the prevention of abuse of children and among children. 2 scientific and professional symposium “Abuse of children and among children“. Osijek.


Kolega, M., Hrpka, H., & Buljan Flander, G. (2008). Presentation of teachers in daily newspapers. 16. Conference of Psychologist. Poreč.


Krmek, M., Buljan Flander, G., & Ćorić Špoljar, R. (2008). Treatment of traumatised children in the Child Protection Center of Zagreb. 2 scientific and professional symposium “Abuse of children and among children“. Osijek.


Škrlec, N., Buljan Flander, G., & Kralj, D. (2008). Case presentation – abuse with modern forms of communication, mobile phone. 2 scientific and professional symposium “Abuse of children and among children“. Osijek.


Štimac, D., Buljan Flander, G., & Kralj, D. (2008). Disturbance of early parent-child with ADHD communication, risk of physical and emotional abuse. 20th Annual meeting of the EACD ”Early diagnosis implies early intervention”. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2009). Attachment and abusive behaviour in the youth. 2 Croatian Congress of Applied Psychology. Opatija.


Buljan Flander, G., Krmek, M., & Ćorić Špoljar, R. (2009). Children and parental divorce. 2 Croatian Congress of Applied Psychology. Opatija.


Buljan Flander, G., Puhovski, S., & Ćosić, I. (2009). Maltreatment of children through false sexual abuse alegations during divorce. 11th European Conference on Traumatic Stress. Oslo.


Buljan Flander, G., Štimac, D., Škrlec, N., & Kralj, D. (2009). Child with the ADHD syndrome and parental divorce – risk for abuse? 2nd International Congress on ADHD. Vienna.


Hrpka, H., Buljan Flander, G., & Krmek, M. (2009). Presentation of the Brave Phone counselling work with parents and children. 2 Croatian Congress of Applied Psychology. Opatija.


Hrpka, H., J., T., & Buljan Flander, G. (2009). Preparedness and methods of the corporate sector in socially responsible business activity in the community. 17 Annual conference of Croatian psychologists. Split.


Krmek, M., Buljan Flander, G., & Ćorić Špoljar, R. (2009). Case presentation – Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy of a sexually abused girl. 39th EABCT Annual Congress. Dubrovnik.


Profaca, B., & Buljan Flander, G. (2009). Supporting the Child Whose Parent is in Prison. In M. Gabelica Šupljika (Ed.), Rights of Children Whose Parents are in Prison (pp. 32-46). Zagreb: Zagreb: Ombudsman for Children.


Bagić, I., Buljan Flander, G., & Nuzzolese, E. (2010). Dental erosion in children as an indicator of a lack of parental supervision. XVIII ISPCAN International congress on child abuse and neglect. Hawai´i, USA.


Buljan Flander, G. (2010). Multidisciplinary approach in prevention of child anuse and neglect. 1st croatian congress of psychiatric prevention and rehabilitation. Sveti martin na Muri.


Buljan Flander, G., Ćorić Špoljar, R., & Krmek, M. (2010). Cases Presentation – Professionals as a Resource for Supportive Parenting. In V. Kolesarić (Ed.), Programme and Summaries of the Scientific and Professional Conference “Child Abuse and Bullying” (pp. 46-47). Osijek: Faculty of Philosophy.


Buljan Flander, G. i Kocijan Hercigonja, D. (2010). Specifics of expertise in children and adolescents. 50 neuropsychiatric Congress in Pula – Annals of Clinical Hospital „Dr. M. Stojanović“, 2010, 66-67.


Buljan Flander, G., Kralj, D., & Manović, T. (2010). Witnessing Family Violence and Behaviour Disorders. 3. Croatian Congress of Social Educators – Summaries, (pp. 126-126.).


Buljan Flander, G., & Mužinić, L. (2010). Identification and Treatment of Adolescent Sexual Offenders – Are We Doing Enough? 5. Psychiatric Congress with International Participation. Šibenik.


Buljan Flander, G., & Profaca, B. (2010). Prevalence of child abuse in Croatia: Linking practice, policy and research. In J. Gray (Ed.), World perspective on child abuse: An official ISPCAN publication (pp. 33-38). Colorado: ISPCAN.


Buljan Flander, G., Tomić, J., & Hrpka, H. (2010). Joint actions between governmental and NGOs in Croatia: Developing a civil society prospective. In J. Gray (Ed.), World perspective on child abuse: An official ISPCAN publication (pp. 13-15). Colorado: ISPCAN.


Buljan Flander, G., Tomić, J., & Hrpka, H. (2010). Parents’ Satisfaction with Their Own Skills and Their Willingness to Improve Their Parental Quality, Professionals as a Resource for Supportive Parenting. In V. Kolesarić (Ed.), Programme and Summaries of the Scientifi (pp. 91-92). Osijek: Faculty of Philosophy.


Škrlec, N., Buljan Flander, G., & Kralj, D. (2010). Professionals as a Resource for Supportive Parenting. In V. Kolesarić (Ed.), Programme and Summaries of the Scientific and Professional Conference “Child Abuse and Bullying” (pp. 79-80). Osijek: Faculty of Philosophy.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Dealing with Children Victims of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence: The Case of the Child Protection Center, Croatia. Promotion of the Council of Europe campaign ‘One in Five’ at the high-level round table in the United Nations,. New York.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Interventions in the treatment of sexually abused children and support of the non-abusive parent. Council of Europe Regional Conference “Stopping child sexual abuse – ratification and implementation of the Council of of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse”. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Protection of abused children – what have we learned? Public discussion of the Dental Medicine Sciences Board of The Academy of Medical Sciences of Croatia: The importance of multidisciplinarity in the protection of abused children. Zagreb,.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Protection of sexually abused children: from practice to policy. Council of Europe Regional Conference “Stopping child sexual abuse – ratification and implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse”. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Revealing sexual abuse – stigma or a chance for the child. In V. Kolesarić (Ed.), Programme and summary communication of the 19th Annual Conference of Psychologists in Osijek: “Time of similarities and differences – a challenge for psychology and psychologists” (pp. 21-21). Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap.


Buljan Flander, G., & Jelić, S. (2011). Sexually problematic behaviour of children and sexually violent behaviour of adolescents – Identification, support and intervention. In M. e. Leskovar (Ed.), I. International Conference “Challenges, pitfalls and difficulties of the modern, (pp. 29-35). Rakičan.


Buljan Flander, G., Lokas, M., & Manović, T. (2011). Children with ADHD and bullying. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, Official Journal of the World Federation of ADHD, 3, pp. 202-202. Springer.


Gojković, T., Buljan Flander, G., & Profaca, B. (2011). Cooperation between Child protection Center and Social Welfare Centers: Example of good clinical practice. 12th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect- Book of Abstracts, (pp. 124-124). Tampere.


Matešković, D., Buljan Flander, G., Čuković-Bagić, I., & Nuzzolese, E. (2011). Familial characteristics and psychological consequences associated with intrafamilial and extrafamilial child sexual abuse. 19th IAFS World meeting, book of abstract, (pp. 221-221). Madeira.


Profaca, B., Buljan Flander, G., Bačan, M., & Matešković, D. (2011). Coping strategies in children exposed to different kinds of traumatic events. 12th European Conference on Traumatic Stress –Book of Abstracts (pp. 160-160). Vienna: Co Action Publishing.


Bagić, I., Buljan Flander, G., & Matešković, D. (2012). Croatian dentists’ experience and knowledge about child abuse and neglect. XIX.th ISPCAN International congress on child abuse and neglect, Programe and book of abstracts, (pp. 247-247). Istanbul, Turkey.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). An integrated approach to preventing and dealing with sexual violence against children. Combating child sexual exploitation at local and regional levels – Congress contribution to the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign to sttop sexual violence against children. Strasbourg.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). Creating a child friendly environment where the victim feels secure and comfortable. Legal Reform and Empowerment of Victims. Zagreb: Ministry of Justice and UNDP.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). High conflict divorces – Children in between. 4th European School of Social Paediatrics. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). Manipulation of children during divorce proceedings. Proceedings of the 5th Congress of Teachers of Mathematics in RH (pp. 97-99.). Zagreb: Hrvatsko matematičko društvo & Profil.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). Presentation of Child Protection Centre of Zagreb cooperation with court. The 7th European Forum on the rights of the child. Bruxelles.


Buljan Flander, G., Bačan, M., Matešković, D., Buhin, L., & Opačić, M. (2012). Manipulation of children during divorce proceedings. In A. Brajša Žganec, J. Lopižić, & Z. Penezić (Ed.), Book of abstracts of the 20th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists. Zagreb: Hrvatsko psihološko društvo.


Buljan Flander, G., Kralj, D., & Škrlec, N. (2012). Educational neglect and behavioral disorders. Book of Abstracts of the 8th International conference (pp. 301-302). Zagreb: Edukacijsko-rehabilitacijski fakultet.


Buljan Flander, G., Krmek, M., & Ćorić-Špoljar, R. (2012). Children and parental divorce – experiences in the Center for child protection in Zagreb, Croatia. 5th International and 10th National Congress of Clinical Psychology. Santander, Spain.


Buljan Flander, G., Matešković, D., & Bagić, I. (2012). Analysis of bullying and cyberbullying consequences: Risk of engaging in violent behavior. XIX.th ISPCAN International congress on child abuse and neglect. Istanbul, Turkey.


Buljan Flander, G. i Matešković, D. (2012). Disclosure of sexual abuse – a stigma or a opportunity for a child? Proceedings of professional meetings of the Ombudsman for Children. Filipović, G. i Osmak Franjić, D. (Ur.). Zagreb: Pravobranitelj za djecu, 25-31.


Hrpka, H., Buljan Flander, G., & Šimić, A. (2012). Power of the family – counseling and support for children and parents. In A. Brajša Žganec, J. Lopižić, & Z. Penezić (Ed.), Book of abstracts of the 20th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists (pp. 278-278). Zagreb: Hrvatsko psihološko društvo.


Selak Bagarić, E., Buljan Flander, G., Tomić, J., & Štimac, D. (2012). Experience of abuse and suicide of children and young people. In A. Brajša Žganec, J. Lopižić, & Z. Penezić (Ed.), Book of abstracts of the 20th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists (pp. 288-288). Zagreb: Hrvatsko psihološko društvo.


Tolić, S., Buljan Flander, G., & Brezinšćak, T. (2012). Suicidal ideation in telephone and email counseling: ethical dilemmas and experience of Brave Phone. In A. Brajša Žganec, J. Lopižić, & J. Penezić (Ed.), Book of abstracts of the 20th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists (pp. 292-292). Zagreb: Hrvatsko psihološko društvo.

Buljan Flander, G. (2013). Children in the middle of parental high-conflict divorce. 4th European Network for Social and Emotional Competence (ENSEC) Conference. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2013). Gathering evidence from children and child-sensitive interview techniques: appropriateness, setting, duration, child-friendly mechanisms, elements of child psychology. Child-Friendly Justice: Guaranteeing Children’s Rights within th EU Legal Framework. Belfast.


Ćorić Špoljar, R., Buljan Flander, G. i Španić, A. M. (2013). Cognitive-behavioral treatment focused on trauma: the specifics of the model with a case treatment of a sexually abused girl. Second International Conference of the Union of Croatian Association of psychotherapy (SPUH). Zagreb, 2013.


Čuković-Bagić, I., Welbury, R., Buljan Flander, G., Hatibović-Kofman, S., & Nuzzolese, E. (2013). Child protection: Legal and ethical obligations in reporting child abuse. IOFOS International congress. Italy.


Ćorić Špoljar, R., Buljan Flander, G., & Kocijan Hercigonja, D. (2013). Key elements in the assessment of parental skills in high-conflict divorce. 53rd International neuropsychiatric Pula Congress. Pula.


Hercigonja Novković, V., Buljan Flander, G., & Kocijan Hercigonja, D. (2013). When you take away parental rights. 53rd International neuropsychiatric Pula Congress. Pula.


Kocijan Hercigonja, D., Buljan Flander, G., & Hercigonja Novković, V. (2013). Are institution providing enough care about the child’s best interests dubing high-conflict divorce. 53rd International neuropsychiatric Pula Congress. Pula.


Profaca, B., Buljan Flander, G., & Španić, A. M. (2013). Anxiety in children who experienced different forms of abuse. XIII. Congress of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies: Trauma and its Clinical Pathways; PTSD and beyond. Bologna.


Španić, A. M., Brezinšćak, T., & Buljan Flander, G. (2013). Trauma related symptoms among children exposed to different types of abuse and neglect. 34th World STAR Conference. Portugal.


Štimac, D., Kralj, D., Buljan Flander, G., Škrlec, N., & Križan, V. (2013). Some characteristics of children diagnosed with ADHD and reffered to the Child protection of Zagreb. ADHD Official Journal of the World Federatin of ADHD. Book of Abstracts – 4th World Congress on ADHD in Milan, Italy. 5, pp. 160-160. Heidelberg: Springer.


Štimac, D., Selak Bagarić, E., & Buljan Flander, G. (2013). The effects of children’s online activities – are those engaged in cyberbullying at risk of self-harm. In J. Appleyard, J. E. Mezzich, & V. Đorđević (Ed.), 1st International Congress of the International College of Person-centered Medicine – Whole Person in Health Education and Training. Zagreb: International College of Person-centered Medicine & University of Zagreb, School of medicine Book of abstracts.




Crnković, M., Buljan Flander, G., & Križan, V. (2014). The importance of good cooperation between institutions in the psychological treatment of abused children – a precondition for successful treatment of a child who has experienced abuse? 5th World Conference on Psychology, Counseling and Guidance (WCPCG-2014). Dubrovnik, 2014.


Kralj, D., Buljan Flander, G., Ćorić Špoljar, R. & Štimac, D. (2014). ADHD in children and exposure to abuse. 54th International Neuropsychiatric Pula Congress. Pula, 2014.


Štimac, D., Buljan Flander, G., Profaca, B., Španić, A.M., Dodig-Ćurković, K., Boričević Maršanić, V., Tomac, A. i Franić, T. (2015). Experience of abuse and depression. 4th Croation Congress on prevention and rehabilitation in psychiatry with international participation. Book of Abstracts, pp.91-91. Zagreb, 2015.


Buljan Flander, G. & Španić, A.M. (2015). Multidisciplinary approach in prevention and protection of traumatized children. 1st Symposium on health care institutions of the City of Zagreb. Zagreb, 2015.


Štimac, D, Buljan Flander, G. (2015). Child abuse and neglect: a 10 years of experience of multidisciplinary teams of the Child Protection Center of Zagreb. 16th International Congress of ESCAP – European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Madrid, 2015.


Španić, A.M., Brezinšćak, T. & Buljan Flander, G. (2015). Growing up in cyberspace: Self-concept, emotional and behavioral difficulties in children involved in cyberbullying. 14th European Congress of Psychology. Milano, 2015.


Španić, A.M., Brezinšćak, T. i Buljan Flander, G. (2015). A closer look: The patterns of cyberbullying among adolescent on Facebook. 14th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Bukurešt, 2015.


Buljan Flander, G., Brezinšćak, T. i Španić, A.M. (2015). Developing a critical mind: Risky behaviors, parental guidance and cyberbullying on social networks. 14th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Bukurešt, 2015.


INVITED LECTURES

Buljan Flander, G. (2015). Creating a child-friendly environment where the victim feels secure and comfortable. ONE in FIVE campaign: seminar for national associations of local and regional authorities. ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands): Council of Europe. 30.06.2015.


Buljan Flander, G. (2015). Challenges in providing child-friendly justice and treatment for child victims of sexual abuse in the circle of trust. High Level Cross-Regional Meeting on the Protection of Children from Sexual Violence – Regional action to support the global agenda to stop sexual violence against children – Organised by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence. Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg, France. 18.06.2015.


Buljan Flander, G. (2015). Strengthening protection of children from sexual violence. The experience of Croatia. “Combatting Violence Against Children in Albania” – Needs Assessment, Round table. Tirana: State Agency for the Protection of Children’s Rights (SAPCR) & Council of Europe. 26.03.2015.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Child protection in criminal matters: How to secure an environment where children and juveniles victims or witnesses of crime feel safe. ”Multi beneficiary workshop on the rights on the child” TAIEX – Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument of the European Commission: Podgorica.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). The challenge of addressing child sexual abuse within the circle of trust. Council of Europe conference – “Growing with children’s rights.” Duborvnik: Council of Europe. 27.03.2014.


Buljan Flander, G. (2013). Children in the Middle of Parental High Conflict Divorce. U R. Miljević-Riđički i K. Evans (Ed.), Book of Abstracts: 4th ENSEC Conference – Social and Emotional Competence in a Changing World – (pp. 20). Zagreb: University of Zagreb – Faculty of Teacher Education. 04.07.2013.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). Presentation of Child Protection Centre of Zagreb cooperation with court. 7th European Forum on the rights of the child – workshop on the role of child protection systems in child-friendly justice. Brussels: European Commission. 14.11.2012.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). Creating a child friendly environment where the victim feels secure and comfortable. Legal Reform and Empowerment of Victims. Zgreb: Ministry of Justice and UNDP.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). An integrated approach to preventing and dealing with sexual violence against children. 4th General Meeting of national associations of local and regional authorities. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. 13.09.2012.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Protecting Sexually Abused Children: from Policy to Practice. Stopping Sexual Violence against Children – ratifying and implementing the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (CETS No. 201). Zagreb: Council of Europe; Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity and Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia. 27-28.08.2011.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Interventions in the Treatment of Sexually Abused Children and Support to the Non- Abusive Parent. Stopping Sexual Violence against Children – ratifying and implementing the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (CETS No. 201). Zagreb: Council of Europe, Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity and Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia. 27-28.08.2011.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Dealing with Children Victims of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence: The Case of the Child Protection Center, Croatia. 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. New York: United Nations. 22.02.-04.03.2011.


Buljan Flander, G. (2010). Co-ordination of professionals tackling child sexual abuse: good practices from Croatia. Council of Europe campaign to stop sexual violenceagainst children – High level launching event. Rome: Council of Europe. 29-30.11.2010.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Razotkrivanje zlostavljanja – šansa ili trauma za dijete. 1. međunarodni kongres primarne zdravstvene zaštite “Renesansa primarne zdravstvene zaštite”, Opatija.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Odrastanje u cyberprostoru: Kako zajedno vratiti sigurnost u djetinjstvo? Simpozij Koraci za budućnost bez nasilja- nasilje i mladi, Opatija.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Multidisciplinarni pristup u radu s traumatiziranim djetetom – od okrivljavanja prema suradnji. 12. simpozij  „Aktualna pitanja dječje i adolescentne psihijatrije i psihoterapije „Prevencija, edukacija i multidisciplinarnost u zaštiti duševnog zdravlja djece i adolescenanta“, Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Suradnja stručnjaka u zaštiti djece i mladih od seksualnog zlostavljanja i nasilja – primjer dobre prakse. Zaštita prava djece i mladih na seksualno zdravlje, Rijeka.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Odgovornost i suradnja: iskustva Poliklinike za zaštitu djece grada Zagreba. Oktobarski susreti u socijalnoj zaštiti, Niš.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Komunikacijske vještine i psihološki pristup pacijentu. 2. međunarodni kongres Hrvatskog društva ortodonata HLZ, Vrhunski rezultati u ortodonciji. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2014). Manipulacija djecom u postupku razvoda braka – odgovor nastavnika. Agencija za odgoj i obrazovanje. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2013). Specifičnosti djece uključene u elektroničko nasilje (cyber-bullying) – implikacije za tretman. 2. međunarodna konferencija Saveza psihoterapijskih udruga Hrvatske (SPUH). Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2012). Visoko konfliktni razvodi – djeca u sredini. 4. Europska škola za socijalnu pedijatriju. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Zaštita zlostavljane djece – što smo naučili? Tribina stomatološkog kolegija AMZH: Značaj multidisciplinarnosti u zaštiti zlostavljane djece. Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G. (2011). Razotkrivanje seksualnog zlostavljanja – stigma ili šansa za dijete. 19. godišnja konferencije psihologa u Osijeku: „Vrijeme sličnosti i razlika – izazov psihologiji i psiholozima“


Buljan Flander, G. (2010). Manipulacija djecom u postupku razvoda braka: prepoznajemo li to kao obiteljsko nasilje. Znanstveno stručni skup “Nasilje nad djecom i među djecom”. Osijek: Filozofski fakultet.


Buljan Flander, G. (2009). Privrženost i nasilna ponašanja mladih. 2. hrvatski kongres primijenjene psihologije. Opatija: Hrvatska psihološka komora.


Buljan Flander, G. (2008). Internet i djeca – trebamo li brinuti? 2. znanstveno-stručni skup „Nasilje nad djecom i među djecom“. Osijek: Filozofski fakultet.


Buljan Flander, G. (2007). Izloženost djece nasilju – jesmo li nešto naučili? Psihologija i nasilje u suvremenom društvu. Osijek: Filozofski fakultet.


MANUALS EDITOR

Handbooks published by the Child Protection Center of Zagreb

Luca-Mrđen, J. (2005). “I Can!” Workbook for the hyperactive child. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Luca-Mrđen, J., & Kralj, D. (2005). I Can Do It, Too! Children with Learning Disabilities. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Luca-Mrđen, J., & Puhovski, S. (2005). Hyperactive Child. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., Krmek, M., Borovec, K., & Muhek, R. (2006). Cyberbullying. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb, Zagreb Police Department.


Čorić, V., & Bačan, M. (2006). Child Neglect. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Krmek, M., & Milanović Lambeta, A. (2006). Sexual Development of Children. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Luca-Mrđen, J., Milanović Lambeta, A., Škovrlj, K., & Bačan, M. (2006). Should We Worry? – handbook about adolescents for parents and professionals. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Luca-Mrđen, J., Milanović Lambeta, A., Škovrlj, N. & Bačan, M. (2006). Sexual Child Development. Zagreb: I.T.-Graf.


Buljan Flander, G. (Ed.). (2007). Bullying among Children. Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Profaca, B., & Puhovski, S. (2007). Helping the Mourning Child. (G. Buljan Flander, Ed.) Zagreb: The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.

Leaflets published by the Child Protection Center of Zagreb


Puhovski, S., Ćosić, I. (2005). Child and Trauma (G., Buljan Flander, Ed.), Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Gojković, T., Radaković, D. (2006). Witnessing Family Violence: Leaflet for professionals and parents (G., Buljan Flander, Ed.), Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Puhovski, S., Profaca, B., Gojković, T. (2006). Leaflets for parents of sexually abused children (G., Buljan Flander, Ed.), The City of Zagreb, Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Leaflets published by the Brave Phone


Buljan Flander, G., Ćosić, I. (2007). The Internet. Zagreb, Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Hrpka, H. (2007). Counseling Centre for Parents and Children. Zagreb, Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.

MANUALS, HANDBOOKS AND LEAFLETS AUTHORSHIP

Buljan Flander, G., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., Sarađen, M., & Vac-Burić, N. (1999). Brave Phone – Symptoms of Abuse. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Klapan, A., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., & Sarađen, M. (2000). Children Home Alone. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Klapan, A., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., & Sarađen, M. (2000). Discipline and Your Child. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Klapan, A., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., & Sarađen, M. (2000). Fragile items. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Klapan, A., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., & Sarađen, M. (2000). Let’s Recognise Maltreatment. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Klapan, A., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., & Sarađen, M. (2000). Recognising Sexual Abuse. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., & Karlović, A. (2001). Words Can Hurt, Too. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Karlović, A., Klapan, A., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., & Sarađen, M. (2001). How to Be a Good Parent. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Horvatović Kuča, P., & Tomić, J. (2003). Children’s House Borovje. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Karlović, A., & Matijević Vrsaljko, L. (2003). 25 Questions (and Answers) for Experts, about the Procedures in Detecting child maltreatment. Zagreb: Child Protection Center of Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., & Ćosić, I. (2004). When Mum and Dad are Getting Divorced – Therapeutic workbook for children. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., & Karlović, A. (2004). Both Mum and Dad – When the Parents are Divorcing. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Karlović, A., & Hrgovan, L. (2004). Children with Developmental Difficulties. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Karlović, A., Klapan, A., Prvčić, I., Rister, M., & Sarađen, M. (2004). Sexual Development of the Child. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Karlović, A., Puhovski, S., Ćosić, I., & Hrpka, H. (2004). Child on the Internet. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., . Karlović, A., Horvatović Kuča, P., & Hrpka, H. (2005). 0800 0800 Helpline for abused and neglected children. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Hrpka, H., & Horvatović Kuča, P. (2006). Brave Phone 0800 0800. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Krmek, M., Borovec, K., & Muhek, R. (2006). Violence over the Internet (cyberbullying). Zagreb: Grad Zagreb, Poliklinika za zaštitu djece grada Zagreba, Policijska uprava zagrebačka.



Buljan Flander, G., & Ćosić, I. (2007). The Internet. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., & Hrpka, H. (2008). Counselling for parents and children. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., & Tomić, J. (2008). Children’s Rights. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G. (2009). The role of the pediatrician in recognizing child abuse. In A. Mujkić (Ed.), Preventive and social aspects of pediatrics. Zagreb: Sveučilište u Zagrebu-Medicinski fakultet, Škola narodnog zdravlja “Andrija Štampar”, Poslijediplomski studij “Pedijatrija”.


Buljan Flander, G., Bačan, M., Škovrlj, K., & Škrlec, N. (2009). Is It Possible That Is Love? Zagreb: The City of Zagreb.


Buljan Flander, G., Katalinić, V., & Azenić, I. (2009). A bit of advice for successful learning. Zagreb: Brave Phone – Helpline for abused and neglected children.


Buljan Flander, G., Bačan, M., & Matešković, D. (2010). Attachment and youth violence. Why is love important? Zagreb: Marko M.

My parents are divorcing

My parents are divorcing

Series of advice for children and parents about how to overcome and reduce trauma during divorce.

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Am I upbringing my child properly?

Am I upbringing my child properly?

Answers to parents’ usual questions about children upbringing from birth to adolescence.

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Child abuse and neglect

Child abuse and neglect

Help for professionals and parents to recognise symptoms of child abuse and to respond appropriately.

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