Jasmina Frey Škrinjar, PhD

Professor
Department of Inclusive Education and Rehabilitation

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7521
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 11
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Professor
Department of Inclusive Education and Rehabilitation

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7521
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 11
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Courses

  • Development of Persons with Disorders of the Autistic Spectrum
  • Study of Persons with Disorders of the Autistic Spectrum
  • Programming in the Work with Persons with Disorders of the Autistic Spectrum I & II
  • Behavioural Approach to Learning

Education

1977 - Graduated with BA degree from the Faculty of Defectology, University of Zagreb

1986 - Graduated with MA degree from the Faculty of Defectology, University of Zagreb

1994 - Graduated with PhD degree from the Faculty of Defectology, University of Zagreb
Title of the PhD dissertation: "Professional Burden and the Burnout Syndrome among Personnel of the Institutions for Rehabilitation of Persons with More Severe Mental Retardation"

Scientific interests

In addition to more severe intellectual difficulties, behavioural problems and mental health of persons with intellectual difficulties, the specific area of scientific interest has been focused over the past 15 years on the field of autism (early detection, diagnostics, and rehabilitation programmes). In the past two years she has been more intensely engaged in the work in the field of inclusive education for pupils with disorders of the autistic spectrum and housing of adults with autism with the support of the community.

Projects

  • "Early Detection of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Early Intervention Programmes"(2006-2009) - leading researcher

Professional activities

  • She has been active in the Association for Promotion of Inclusion since it was founded in 1997.
  • For a number of years she has been a member of Zagreb and Croatian Association for Autism
  • She was head of the task group for compiling the catalogue of knowledge for pupils with special needs and is also a member of the task group for the Programme of Development of Systems of Social Welfare - Improvements in Providing Social Services - Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
  • Member of task groups of the Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity and the UNDP in activities and projects committed to the improvement of systems of care for persons with autism in Croatia
  • Member of the Executive Council of the Centre for Autism Zagreb, Executive Council of the Croatian Association for Autism, Association for Autism Zagreb, and the Croatian Association of Defectologists
  • She served as the Head of the Department of Inclusive Education and Rehabilitation of the ERF (2007-2009), and Chairwoman of the ERF Committee for Publishing Activity (2007- 2011)