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MPsych, MBA, PhD student
M, 25.5.1991.(31)

Clinical Psychology | Emotions | Scientific Research
Brazilian jiu-jitsu | Underwater hockey

2020 – 2021 MBA – COTRUGLI Business School
2015 – PhD Student – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb (UniZG)
2013 – 2015 M.A. in Psychology – University Centre for Croatian Studies, UniZG (CGPA 4.736; ECTS 129)
2010 – 2013 B.A. in Psychology – University Centre for Croatian Studies, UniZG (CGPA 4.690; ECTS 187)

Awards and Acknowledgments:
2014/15 GPA in the top 10%
2015 Scientific and professional work
2014 Engagement in student and other associations
2013 Extracurricular participation and student engagement
2008 Contribution to the development and promotion of the reputation of Sisak-Moslavina County



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Opća ocjena predavača
4.8 n = 2263

Komunikacija predavača
4.9 n = 2282

Kompetentnost predavača
4.8 n = 649

Poticanje sudionika na razmišljanje
4.9 n = 1329

Izvještaji


  • Ambitious young Practitioner, Lecturer & (scientific) 'undertaker' with wide field of interests
  • interested in Talent development, Leadership and Motivation
  • integrating findings and principles from various fields of Psychology; e.g. Social, Clinical, Communication

  • active role in 7 research projects (project leader, research design, data analysis, questionnaire graphic design)
  • co-author on 6 scientific papers and book chapters
  • silent-mentor: 6 PhD and 8 graduate students
  • active participation (oral presentations) on 14 scientific conferences and expert meetings
  • co-author on 4 professional papers
  • held more than a dozen invited lectures

  • lecturer: organizational psychology, health psychology, counseling, communication, research methods ...
  • practitioner: counselor and consultant (project management, communication skills, leadership)

  • integrating findings and principles from various fields of psychology

Official duties

Judiciary
2022 – County Court (SMŽ), lay judge
Government of the Republic of Croatia, Youth council
2021 – Member
Committee for Youth Mental Health Protection, coordinator
2018 – 2020 Member Substitute
Committee for Student Issues, coordinator (report)
Psychological Society of the Sisačko-moslavačka County
2020 – member
2022 – president

Human Resources and Organization Management

Consultant
Human Resources Management
2016 –Psychological assessment (defining and evaluating core competences of prospect employees; in close collaboration with corporate legal departments and senior management)
2014 –Jobs description analysis and jobs transformation qualitative prediction management (defining roles, goals and core competences in order to plan employees responsibilities and development)
2015 –Motivation and employee engagement management
2015 –Educations and trainings (generic skills training; communication skill training problem-solving training)
2015 –Senior management debriefs (sales pitch setting; strategic communication and mediation; coaching – using dialectic approach to support managers in: elaborating their own ideas, goal operationalization and reducing the effect of psychological biases in decision-making)
2017 –Mental health prevention and wellbeing management
2018 –Organizational culture development and transformation
Organization Management
2016 –Mission and Vision statements definition
2014 –Goals operationalization (business objectives and KPI setting, aligning company goals with customer persona )

Psychology

University of Zagreb, Rectorate
Office for Psychological Support and Mental Health Protection
2022 – Head of Office
duties
  • office management
  • conducting educations (workshops, lectures and trainings)
  • project idea development and project management
  • scientific research
  • psychodiagnostics
  • psychological treatment
  • mentoring
skills
  • clinical and applied psychology
  • organization and project management
Office for Students
2019 – 2022 Senior expert adviser for student counselling
2017 – 2019 Expert adviser for student counselling & career guidance representative
duties
  • teaching, giving lectures, encouraging knowledge transfer and lifelong learning
  • project idea development and project management
  • scientific research (research design, statistics, publishing)
  • psychological treatment and career guidance
  • psychodiagnostics
  • human resources management – employee selection and on-the-fly counseling
  • networking and creating partnerships
  • conducting evaluations and writing reports
skills
  • project management
  • human resources management
  • presentations and self-presentation skills (written and oral)
  • data analysis (quantitative and qualitative)
  • psychological measures development
  • communication skills
Office for Students with Disabilities
2016 – 2017 Expert adviser for students with disabilities
duties
  • policy analysis and implementation
  • encouraging knowledge acquisition and career development
  • conducting educations (workshops, lectures and trainings)
  • psychological treatment
  • psychodiagnostics
  • organizing meetings and other administrative work
  • employees counseling
  • managing human resources (7 student employees)
  • writing monthly and yearly reports
skills
  • mentoring
  • promoting and encouraging diversity
  • creating equal-opportunities
  • people management
  • problem solving
2015 – 2016 Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, internship (clinical psychology)
 Mentor: prof.dr.sc. Gordana Buljan Flander
duties
  • advanced psychological testing
  • conducting clinical and forensic interviews
  • writing expert opinions
  • psychological counseling
  • planning scientific research
  • plaining and conducting best practice analysisg
  • giving lectures
  • qualitative and quantitative data analysis
skills
  • psychodiagnostics
  • clinical and forensic interviewing
  • scientific research
Pučko otvoreno učilište Petar Zrinski
2020 – Psychotherapy Propaedeutics - Biological Basis of Psychological Processes – lecturer
University of Zagreb, School of Medicine [evaluations]
2015 – 2019 Fundamentals of Medical Skills – lecturer
2016 – 2019 General medical competences – medical interns – lecturer
2016 - 2017 Brain, mind and art – from neuron to communitys – invited lecture
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing [evaluations]
2015 Communication skills, undergraduate level – lecturer (lectures and seminars)
2015 – 2017 Organizational psychology, graduate level – lecturer (seminars)
University of Applied Health Sciences Zagreb [evaluations]
2018 – Health psychology – assistant (seminars)
2018 – Communication skills – assistant (seminars)
2016 – 2017 Basics of scientific research in nursing – lectures, seminars
University of Zagreb, Department for Croatian Studies
2016 – 2017 Qualitative research methods, graduate level – lecturer
2012 – 2015 Perception, undergraduate level – student/lecturer (assistant)
2013 – 2015 Qualitative research methods, graduate level – student/lecturer (assistant)
2013 – 2014 Cross–disciplinary perspectives on the analysis of culture, context & communication

Other Professional Experience

Psychological Counseling & Community Work
2020 –Motivational interview
2020 –Working with Marginalized Groups
2020 –Community Psychosocial Support
2018 –Competent Parenting
Clinical Psychology
2019 –Developmental Psychopathology
2019 –Forensic Interview

Additional Trainings

Croatian Behavioral Cognitive Therapies Association (HUBIKOT), Zagreb
2019 – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Education (CBT, Practicum 2)
2018 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Education (CBT, Practicum 1)
2017 –Croatian Psychological Chamber, licensed psychologists
Qualification exam field:clinical psychology
2018Student career guidance and assessment, Agency for Science and Higher Education (Croatia)
2017Refugees Integration vs. Discrimination
Bulgarian Youth Forum (Erasmus+, Youth Pass)
2017Working with Parental Alienation Training – Developing Interventions
2016Working with Parental Alienation Training – Understading, Differention, Intervetion
Family Separation Clinic, London (UK)
Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb
2016Advanced Forensic Interviewing Training
National Children's Advocacy Center, Huntsville, AL (USA)
Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb
2016WZT (Wartegg drawing completion test) – Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) Center, Zagreb
2015BG II Bender Visual - Motor Gestalt Test - Naklada slap
MMPI–2 Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory - Naklada slap
WISC–IV Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Naklada slap
2015Strengthening capacities for evaluating risk and managing safety to protect women and children victims of violence
WAVE (Woman Against Violence)
Autonomna ženska kuća Zagreb
2013Safe place
Women's Room
S.O.S. phone – help line (Virovitica)
Women's Centre Adela (Sisak)
Center for Support and Development of Civil Society “Delfin” (Pakrac)
2015Mens Sana
Psychological Treatments, Biofeedback & Psychosomatics Clinic

7 - research projects

7.7 2019 Assessing Nurses Work-Related Stress Determinants – University of Applied Hralth siences – project leader, research design, data analysis, questionnaire graphic design
7.6 2019 Oral health and physical injuries of Military Academy Students – Croatian Military Academy "Dr. Franjo Tudjman" – research design, data analysis, questionnaire graphic design
7.5 2018 Multimodal psychophysiological measures in advancing air traffic controllers selection – University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Croatian Air Traffic Control
7.4 2017 Youth in Bjelovarsko-bilogorska County – Bjelovarsko-bilogorska County, Impress Daruvar, Center for Civil Initiatives, FairSociety, Bjelovarski centar za razvoj civilnoga društva, Bjelovarsko-bilogorska County Student Association – research design, data analysis, questionnaire graphic design
7.3 2016 Dental anxiety – School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb & Child protection Centre of Zagreb – data analysis, questionnaire graphic design
7.2 2016 NGO – Brave Phone (children helpline) – ongoing projects – research design assistance
7.1 2016 Screen time, national study research design, questionnaire graphic design


6 - scientific papers and book chapters

6.5 DOC Katalinić, V., Kujundžić, J., Tarabić, BN., & Petö Kujundžić, L. (2019). Secondary School Pupil’s Knowledge of Court Proceeding and Their Perception of Courts Within Croatian Legal System. In S. Popović, G. Crous, N. Tarshish, L. Van Erwegen & F. Lorenz (Eds.), Child Maltreatment & Well-Being: Contemporary Issues, Research & Practice (Proceedings of the 1st International Conference CMW 2017) (pp. 29-40). Rijeka, Croatia: University or Rijeka, Faculty of Health Studies. (original scientific paper)
6.4 Brkljačić, T., Tarabić, B. N. & Lewis, M. C. (2017). Touch as a Part of Daily Communication with Family and Friends. In N. R. Silton (Ed.), Family Dynamics and Romantic Relationships in a Changing Society (pp. 85-108). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2404-5.ch005 (original scientific paper)
6.3 Brkljačić, T., Majetić, F., & Tarabić, B. N. (2017). Smart Environment: Cyber Parks (Connecting Nature and Technology). In L. C. Cagica (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation Within Smart Cities (pp. 150-172). Hershey PA: IGI Global. http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-1978-2.ch008 (original scientific paper)
6.2 DOC Buljan Flander, G., Tarabić, B.N. & Čuković–Bagić, I. (2015). Child Abuse and Neglect: Croatian Dental Practitioners’ Experience and Knowledge. Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research, 51(2), 127–136. (original scientific paper)
6.1 DOC Knežević, M., Tarabić, B.N., Tomac, P., Vincek, A. & Ivanda, L. (2015). Role of gender, age and education level in information processing speed. Psihologijske teme, 24(2), 173–185. (original scientific paper)


5 – scientific conferences and expert meetings

5.19 Durman Marijanović, Z., Mamula, M., Osmak Franjić, D., Baretić, V. i Tarabić, B.N. (2022). Ciklus razgovora „Među nama“: Kako svojim stručnim radom doprinosimo očuvanju i osnaživanju zdravlja i dobrobiti djece i mladih?. (Jasminka Jelčić, voditeljica) 29. godišnja konferencija hrvatskih psihologa. . Tuheljske Toplice: Hrvatsko psihološko društvo. (rasprava, stručna)
5.18 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2022). Koraci prema sutra: Rano prepoznavanje rizika za suicidalna ponašanja i prevencija suicida u djece i mladih. Predavanja namijenjena stručnjacima koji izravno rade s djecom i mladima. Zagreb: Centr za zdravlje mladih Doma Zdravlja Zagreb – Istok, NZJZ „Dr. Andrija Štampar“, Psihijatrijska bolnica za djecu i mladež i Poliklinika za zaštitu djece i mladih Grada Zagreba. (predavanje, stručno, izvještaj)
5.17 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2022). Odrednice doživljavanja stresa na radnom mjestu kod medicinskih sestara. 1. Simpozij Radne skupine za edukaciju Hrvatske udruge kardioloških medicinskih sestara "Osnaživanje kroz edukaciju". Opatija: Hrvatska udruga kardioloških medicinskih sestara. (radionica, stručna, sažetak)
5.16 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2022). Psihologija profesionalne komunikacija u: svakodnevnim, stresnim i kriznim situacijama. 1. Simpozij Radne skupine za edukaciju Hrvatske udruge kardioloških medicinskih sestara "Osnaživanje kroz edukaciju". Opatija: Hrvatska udruga kardioloških medicinskih sestara. (predavanje, plenarno, stručno, sažetak)
5.15 Tarabić, B.N. (2021). Nazovi stvar pravim imenom – mogu li psiholozi pisati dijagnoze?. 14. tjedna psihologije u Hrvatskoj. Nepopularna Psihologija, Sekcija za kliničku psihologiju Hrvatskog psihološkog društva. (rasprva, stručna)
5.14 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2019). Techniques of Verbal and Sensitivity to Nonverbal Communication. In Vjekoslav Jeleč (Ed.), 4th Symposium “Youth and Mental Health”: I’m listening (p. 14). Zagreb: Grad Zagreb. (conference workshop, professional, abstract)
5.13 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2019). Get Organized! In Vjekoslav Jeleč (Ed.), 4th Symposium “Youth and Mental Heal”: I’m listening (p. 10). Zagreb: Grad Zagreb. (conference workshop, professional, abstract)
5.12 Tarabić, B.N. (2019). Women and Men in Business World. Rotary Forum: Position of women in society and women’s right protection. Zagreb: Rotary E-klub Hrvatska (oral presentation, abstract, professional) 27.4.
5.11 Tarabić, B.N. (2018). Perfectionism. 3rd Symposium “Youth and mental health”: I’m listening. Zagreb: Grad Zagreb. (conference workshop, professional)
5.10 Roje, M., Buljan Flander, G. & Tarabić, B.N. (2017). Young children in front of small screens. 25rd Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologist 25. “Psychology in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Social Justice”. Zadar: University of Zadar – Department of Psychology. (p. 162) (oral presentation, abstract, scientific)
5.09 Katalinić, V., Kujundžić, J., Tarabić, B.N. & Petö Kujundžić, L. (2017). Youth awareness of their rights in legal proceedings in the Republic of Croatia. 1st International Scientific Conference „Child Maltreatment & Well-Being“. Rijeka: The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka. (poster, abstract, scientific)
5.08 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2017). Communication skills, rethinking efficiency: from intuitive to scientific. 5th International Congress of the International College of Person Centered Medicine. Zagreb: International College of Person Centered Medicine i Zagreb's Institute for the Culture of Health. (invited lecture, abstract, scientific)
5.07 DOC Selak Bagaric, E., Buljan Flander, G., Stimac, D. & Tarabic, B.N. (2017). Day hospital - a place of security for children and adolescents. 15th European Congress of Psychology. Amsterdam: European Federation of Psychology Associations, 11 – 14 July (poster, abstract, professional)
5.06 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2016). Rethinking Communication: doctor-communicator. 1st International Conference on chronic non-communicable diseases in the culture of health.. Zagreb: Zagrebački institut za kulturu zdravlja i NBM d.o.o., 29. September - 01 October (oral presentation, abstract, professional)
5.05 DOC Tarabić, B.N., & Flander, M. (2016). Communication skills – Professional self–presentation in written form (CV, Cover Letters and Motivation Letters). In Z. Penezić et al. (Eds.), 20th Psychology Days, Zadar (International Congress) (p. 190). Zadar: University of Zadar – Department of Psychology.(conference workshop, abstract)
5.04 DOC Tarabić, B. N., & Brkljačić, T. (2016). Youth and politics: Disengagement ≠ indifference. In Z. Penezić et al. (Eds.), 20th Psychology Days, Zadar (International Congress) (p. 127). Zadar: University of Zadar – Department of Psychology. (oral presentation, abstract, scientific)
5.03 DOC Tarabić, B. N. (2015). Modern society and redefinition of therapeutic procedures. In F. Đerke (Ed.), 4th Croatian Congress on Prevention and Rehabilitation in Psychiatry – ‘Depression in the Century of the Mind’ (international psychiatric expert meeting). Gyrus. 3, Supplement 1, 100. (oral presentation, abstract, professional)
5.02 DOC Tarabić, B.N. (2014). Phenomenon Analysis, Agnosticism. In A. Slišković (Ed.), 19th Psychology Days, Zadar (International Congress). (p. 250). Zadar: University of Zadar – Department of Psychology. (oral presentation, abstract, scientific)
5.01 DOC Tarabić, B.N. & Smrke, L. (2013). Masturbation Practices Among Croatian University Students. In G. Kuterovac Jagodić, I. Erceg Jugović & A. Huić (Eds.), 21st Ramiro and Zoran Bujas' Days (International Congress) (p. 201). Zagreb: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Department of Psychology. (oral presentation, abstract, scientific)


4 – professional papers

4.4 DOC Tarabić, BN. (2014). Kratak osvrt na aktivnost autonomnog živčanog sustava u kontekstu psihologije. Gyrus, 2(4), 52-54.
4.3 DOC Tarabić, BN. (2014). Uloga “subplate” zone u nastanku shizofrenije. Gyrus, 2(2), 185-187.
4.2 DOC Tarabić, BN., & Tomac, P. (2014). Intelektualne teškoće - dijagnostika i klasifikacija. Gyrus, 2(1), 130-133.
4.1 DOC Tarabić, BN., & Tomac, P. (2013). Posttraumatski stresni poremećaj. Gyrus, 1(1), 34-41.



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