Snježana Sekušak-Galešev, PhD

Vice Dean for Science
Associate Professor
Department of Inclusive Education and Rehabilitation

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7512
E-mail:
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Consultations: room D2
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Vice Dean for Science
Associate Professor
Department of Inclusive Education and Rehabilitation

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7512
E-mail:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Consultations: room D2
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Courses

  • Rehabilitation with Play Therapy I & II
  • Play Therapy Training
  • Development of Persons with Intellectual Difficulties
  • Mental Health of Persons with Intellectual Difficulties

Education

1981 - Graduated the Department of Psychology of the Impairments, University of Zagreb

1994 - Graduated with MA degree from the Faculty of Defectology, University of Zagreb

2008 - Graduated with PhD degree from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb
Title of the PhD dissertation: "Self-Image of Children with Special Needs in Conditions of Educational Integration”

Scientific interests

  • Biopsychosocial characteristics of children, adolescents, and adults with special needs (notably the ADHD disorder, intellectual difficulties, emotional difficulties)
  • Psychodiagnostic procedures
  • Types of support - rehabilitation and play therapy, mental health, inclusion in regular educational systems (kindergarten, primary and secondary school, higher education)

Projects

International: 3

National: 9

Professional activities

  • Associate of the Rehabilitation Centre of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences for the field of psychological diagnostic, counselling of parents, and therapeutic procedures for children with developmental and emotional difficulties (Head of the Cabinet for Developmental Evaluation and Support)
  • Member of the Centre for Inclusive Support IDEM where she heads professional projects concerning the support to children with the ADHD disorder and their parents
  • Within the framework of the projects, she cooperates as the manager of supervision or educational activities with other associations of the civil society. She conducts educations of educational personnel, education-rehabilitational personnel, persons engaged in education-rehabilitational procedures with children, youth, and adults with intellectual difficulties, specific difficulties, ADHD disorder, and emotional difficulties
  • Member of the Croatian Psychological Society, Croatian Chamber of Psychology
  • Vice President of the Croatian Society for Mental Health of Persons with Intellectual Difficulties
  • Member of the Croatian Society of Gestalt and Integrative Psychotherapists