Neven Ricijaš, PhD

Associate Profesor
Head of Department of Behavioural Disorders

Head of Centre for Lifelong Learning

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7535
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 24
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Associate Profesor
Head of Department of Behavioural Disorders

Head of Centre for Lifelong Learning

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7535
E-mail:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Consultations: room 24
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Courses

  • Basis of Social Pedagogy
  • Phenomenology of Behavioural Disorders
  • Individual Approach in Socio-Pedagogical Interventions
  • Theory and Methods of Probation
  • Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Research and Interventions
  • Criminology of Youth Delinquency
  • Gambling and Other Behavioural Addictions

Education

2003 - Graduated from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb

2009 - Graduated with PhD degree from the Faculty of Law, Study Centre for Social Work, University of Zagreb
Title of the PhD dissertation: "Attributions of Juveniles' Delinquent Behaviour"

Scientific interests

  • Juvenile delinquency and treatment of juvenile offenders
  • Probation and community sanctions
  • Behavior disorders of children and youth
  • Youth gambling

Projects

  • 2015 - 2016 head of the scientific research project "The prevalence of violence and unsportsmanlike conduct among young football players in the City of Zagreb", financially supported by Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport
  • 2015 - 2016 head of the project "Creation of materials and educational content for dissemination of youth gambling prevention program ‘Who really wins?’", financially supported by Croatian Lottery, Ltd (part of the wider project "Youth Gambling in Croatia")
  • 2015 - 2016 head of the scientific research project "Parents' Perception of Youth Gambling", financially supported by University of Zagreb (part of the wider project "Youth Gambling in Croatia")
  • 2014 - 2015 co-leader of the scientific research study "Offenders' voluntarism in probation sanctions", conducted by Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences and Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar (co-leader Assist. Prof. Ines Sučić, PhD)
  • 2012 - 2013 head of the scientific research project "Conducting Intensified Care and Supervision in Croatia: Perspectives of Juvenile Offenders and Measure Leaders", financed and organized by UNICEF Office Croatia
  • 2011 - 2013 head of the scientific research and intervention project "Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Prevention Program "Who really wins?", financially and organizationally supported by Croatian Lottery, Ltd, Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Croatian Teacher Training Agency (part of the wider project "Youth Gambling in Croatia")
  • 2010 - 2011 head of the scientific research project "Habits and Characteristics of Adolescent Gambling in Croatia's Urban Areas" financialy and organizationaly supported by Croatian Lottery, Ltd, Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Croatian Teacher Training Agency (part of the wider project "Youth Gambling in Croatia")
  • 2010 head of the scientific research project "Gambling of adolescents in the City of Zagreb" financially supported by Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences (part of the wider project "Youth Gambling in Croatia")
  • 2009 - 2010 associate on the international research and intervention project "Unplugged", partnership between Mentor International and Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences (head of the project Prof. Martina Ferić, PhD)
  • 2008 - 2011 associate on the scientific research project "Peer Pressure in Adolescence", Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, ERF, project leader: Prof. Marija Lebedina-Manzoni, PhD (project code: 013-0000000-3325)
  • 2007 - 2009 associate on the scientific project: "Scientific Establishment and Development of Social Pedagogy in Croatia", Ministry of Science, Education and Sport; project leader: Prof. Zdravka Poldrugač, PhD (project code: 013-0000000-2630)
  • 2010 - 2011 associate on the international MATRA project "Improving the Quality of Alternative Sanctions and Educational Measures of Youth with Behavioural Disorders", AO Consultants for Development (the Netherlands) and the Croatian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

Professional activities

  • Head of the Centre for Lifelong Learning of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Conducts educations entitled "Education for Applying Criminal Attribution Scale for Juvenile Delinquents“ and „Assessment, Planning and Reporting in Implementation of Juvenile Alternative Sanctions"