Prof. Martina Ferić, PhD

Professor
Department of Behavioural Disorders
Laboratory for Prevention Research - PrevLab
Head of the postgraduate doctoral study Prevention Science and Disability Study
Head of the Laboratory for Prevention Research - PrevLab

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7434
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 23
Scientific bibliography (CROSBI)
Projects (IRB - POIROT)

Professor
Department of Behavioural Disorders
Laboratory for Prevention Research - PrevLab
Head of the postgraduate doctoral study Prevention Science and Disability Study
Head of the Laboratory for Prevention Research - PrevLab

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7434
E-mail:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Consultations: room 23
Scientific bibliography (CROSBI)
Projects (IRB - POIROT)

Courses

Undergraduate Study

  • Academic Skills Practicum
  • Academic Skills Practicum II
  • Prevention Programmes in Family and School Environment
  • Theories of Prevention I

Graduate Study

  • Criminology
  • Violence in the Family
  • Development and Implementation of Preventive Programmes
  • Strategic Approaches to Preventive Interventions in the Community
  • Training in Social Skills II

Postgraduate specialist study Early Intervention in Educational Rehabilitation

  • Communication with families
  • Parenting skills training

Postgraduate doctoral study Prevention Science and Disability Study

  • Behaviour disorders prevention and health promotion: Introduction
  • Community needs assessment and monitoring
  • Dissemination and Implementation of prevention programs
  • Evidence-based prevention programmes and outcomes 
  • Prevention strategies in family and school settings

Scientific interests

Main scientific interest is in prevention science:

  • positive youth development
  • youth resilience, family and community resilience
  • prevention of risky behaviours and behaviour problems of children and youth
  • family-based prevention
  • community-based prevention
  • science-based preventive interventions development and implementation

Professional activities

  • European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR), member
  • European Public Health Association (EUPHA), member
  • Croatian social pedagogy association (HUSP), member
  • Croatian Association for Early Childhood Intervention HURID, member of the Board
  • associate in the Cabinet for Psychotherapy of the Rehabilitation Centre of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation
  • President of the Quality Assurance Committee at the Faculty, from 2013-2016.
  • Chairwoman of the Expert Council of the Centre for Children, Youth and Family in the city of Velika Gorica
  • Lectures/workshops from the wide field of prevention science and practice involving teachers, professors, educators, parents, expert associates educational institutions and community leaders/decision makers

Education

2006 - Graduated with PhD degree from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb
Title of the PhD dissertation: "Family’s Role in Prevention of Behavioural Disorders in Children and Youth: Istria County - A Community Committed to the Family"

2002 - Graduated with MA degree from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb

1998 - Graduated from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb