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CROSBI: Bibliography available at https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=244986&lang=EN 

 

Academic and scientific degrees:

2013 Assistant Professor. Field of Social Sciences, Psychology. Department of Psychology, Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2012 Research associate. Field of Social Sciences, Psychology.

2009 Research assistant. Field of Social Sciences, Psychology.

2009 Ph.D. in Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Thesis title: “Psychosocial determinants of preschool children mother’s discipline behavior”

2001 M.Sc. in Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Title: ”Relationships between perception of parenting style, some characteristics of adolescents and their emotional intelligence”

1995 B.Sc. in Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

 

Work experience:


Present Positions

2018 – present Research Associate, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb 

2013 – present Associate Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology. Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb

 

Previous Appointments

2015-2017 Head of the Department of Psychology, Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb

2013-2018 Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology, Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb

2003-2004 Visiting Scholar and employee (8 months), National Catholic School of Social Services, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Volunteered for Center for Multicultural Human Services, NorthernVirginia and Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition, Washington, DC

1998-2013 Research Assistant at the Social Work Study Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

1993-1998 Mental health worker; since 1995 Psychologist at the Society for Psychological Assistance, non-profit organization. Field work in refugee camp Gaza Karlovac, with returnees in Slunj and Hrvatska Kostajnica (until 2000 as associate). Several community-based psychological assistance programs aimed at facilitating resettlement of displaced persons and the social reconstruction of the war-affected communities.

 

Projects:

International scientific projects: 

2010 – 2012 ”Memories for childhood stories and autobiographical memories across cultures“ (PI Zorana Pringle, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA); 

2010 – 2102 FP7 project “BECAN – Balkan Epidemiological Study on Child Abuse and Neglect” (PI for Croatia Marina Ajduković, Ph.D., full professor tenure); 

2008 – 2012 ”Parental involvement: a niche for social fabric renewal in post-conflict communities“ (PI Carmen Luca Sugawara, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, USA). 

 

National scientific projects: 

Research associate in five one-year projects (PI Despot Lučanin, Ph.D., full professor tenure, University of Zagreb):

2018 – 2019 „Wellbeing of family generation in contemporary forms of work “;

2017 – 2018 “Biopsychosocial predictors of Quality of Life of the Elderly regarding their home settlement”; 

2016 – 2017 “Long term and short term predictors of Sleep Quality and Quality of Life of the Elderly”; 

2015 – 2016 “Relationship Between Sleep Quality, Functioning and Quality of Life in older Persons”; 

2014 – 2015 “Relationship Between Psychosocial Factors, Cognitive Functions and Sleep Quality Indicators with the Length of Life of the Elderly”. 

2007 – 2012 ”Children, youth, family and social development of Croatia”, “ (PI Marina Ajduković, Ph.D., full professor),

2005 – 2006  “Models of action and evaluation researches in social work“ (PI Marina Ajduković, Ph.D., full professor),

1998 – 2002 „Social policies and social work in Croatia“ (PI Vlado Puljiz, Ph.D., full professor tenure), 

1993 -1998 several field work projects on psychosocial work with refugees and returnees within Society for Psychological Assistance.

 

Areas of interests: developmental psychology and parenting, health psychology, psychotherapy and  counselling, multiculturalism, cross-cultural psychology

 

Publications: https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=244986&lang=EN

 

Teaching experience and mentorship:

Graduate

  • Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb

2018.- Lecturer in charge: Creative Techniques in Psychotherapy and Counselling.

2016.-2018. Lecturer in charge at the Department of Psychology: Development within Social Context, Competent Parenting, Working with Groups, Creative Techniques in Psychotherapy and Counselling.

  • Social Work Study Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

2012./2013. – 2014./2015. Co-Lecturer in charge: Multiculturalism in Social Services

 

Undegraduate

  • Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb

2016.-2018. Lecturer in charge at the Department of Psychology: Introduction to Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence, Cross-Cultural Psychology (bijenalno) and  Motivation (2012./2013.)

2013./2014. – 2015./2016. Lecturer in charge at the Department of Education Sciences and Teacher Education: Developmental Psychology

  • Social Work Study Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

1997./1998. – 2007./2008. Assistant – lecturer, supervisor and fieldwork coordinator at the course: “Case Work“.

1997./1998. – 2012./2013. Communication training within Group Work course 

2004./2005.- 2008./2009. Social Psychology 

2005./2006. – 2012./2013. Introduction to Psychology 

 

Postgradute

  • Commissions for candidates within the Postgraduate Study “Early Intervention in Educational Rehabilitation” of Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences and at the doctoral theses at the Social Work Study Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb.
  • 2003 – 2004 Psychoeducative workshops: “Psychosocial Work with Refugees and Displaced Persons“ within Summer Institute of Graduate School and within course: “Issues in International Social Development“ at the National Catholic School of Social Services, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA.
  • 2000 Psychoeducative workshop: “Psychoeducative Workshop”. Summer School “Media Education: Post-War Communication”, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Faculty of Social Sciences

 

Lifelong education

2014./2015. -2015./2016. Lecturer in charge: Developmental Psychology, Pedagogical-

psychological-didactic-methodical teacher education (PDMN), adult learning.

 

Mentorships

Mentor at 20 bachelor and MA thesis. Link:https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/244986?autor=244986

 

Fellowships and awards:

2009 Jackob Foundation International Travel Award, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) for 2009 Biennial Meeting Society of Research in Child Development, Denver, Colorado, USA, chaired by prof. dr. sc. Murray, A. Straus.

 

Memberships in commissions, committees and boards

  • 2019-2020 IUAES congress 2020, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological   Sciences – IUAES, Šibenik. Organizing committee member
  • 2016 Homeland War in Croatia. Scientific Conference – Opportunities for a Scientific Approach. Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb. Program committee member
  • 2015 23rd Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists: “Psychology of Aging – Looking to the Future”, Šibenik. Program committee member
  • 2017 Croatian National Awarding Committee to award the EuroPsy (chair NAC Croatia, Ivanka  Živčić Bećirević, Ph.D., full professor), deputy member
  • 2017 – 2018 Department of Psychology Ethics Committee Chair, Centre for Croatian Studies,   University of Zagreb
  • 2014 – 2017 Ethics Committee Chair of the Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb

 

Memberships in Professional Organizations and Associations: 

Member of Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Croatian Anthropological Society, Croatian Psychological Chamber, Croatian Psychological Association, Society of Gestalt and Integrative Psychotherapists of Croatia, Society for psychological assistance and Croatian association for traumatic stress.