prof. dr. sc. Kristina Urbanc
prof. dr. sc.
Kristina Urbanc

Social worker, licensed in sistemic family therapy, integrative child  psychotherapy  and supervision in psychosocial work; works as Full Professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Department of Social Work and is a chair of Social Theory and Methods Unit. She holds MA and PhD in Social Pedagogy. Special research interests: users' perspective in social work practice, theory and research; social work with people with disability; professional competences and ethics in social work; helping theories. Teaching activities: Social casework; Creative Methods in Social Work; Social work from the users' perspective; Methods of supervision; Integrative social work; Field placement for 2nd and 5th year students.

Više

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

Parenting and disability - perspective of children, parents with disability and practitioners

Pehlić, Ana ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Lendler, Veronika
2018.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

Evaluation of practice teaching - perspective of graduate social work students

Urbanc, Kristina ; Rajhvajn Bulat, Linda ; Sušac, Nika
2018.
Primjena kvalifikacijskog okvira u području prava i u području socijalnih djelatnosti.

Role of Supervision in development of Parent and Child Support Program Growing Up Together - Count us in

Urbanc, Kristina ; Pećnik, Ninoslava ; Sladović Franz, Branka ; Matić, Višnja
2018.
IX. Konferencija socijalnih radnika s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem Socijalni rad između politika i prakse

Educative supervision for mediators of parental disputes

Sladović Franz, Branka ; Ajduković, Marina ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Branica, Vanja
2018.
4. Hrvatska konferencija o superviziji

Quality assurance of higher education institutions in the context of establishing a Croatian qualification framework

Bezjak, Sandra ; Blagdan, Emita ; Čiček, Josip ; Dujić, Vladimir ; Džinić, Jasmina ; Grubišić, Ksenija ; Havranek, Jasmina ; Lalić Novak, Goranka ; Markus, Marija ; Matana, Maroje ; Matković, Teo ; Musa, Anamarija ; Ogresta, Jelena ; Preložnjak, Barbara ; Rajhvajn Bulat, Linda ; Rimac, Ivan ; Sušac, Nika ; Tecilazić Goršić, Ana ; Urbanc ; Kristina ; Vuković, dijana ; Zrinščak, Siniša
2018.

Supervision trip to Ukraine and treasure chest that we brought

Urbanc, Kristina ; Laklija, Maja ; Pantić, Zdenka ; Matić, Višnjsa
2018.
4. hrvatska konferencija o superviziji

Students’, caretakers’ and decision-makers’ perception of support in higher education for students with in-care experience

Urbanc, Kristina ; Sladović Franz, Branka ; Branica, Vanja
2018.
European Journal of Social Work

Resources and challenges of family mediation in Croatia

Urbanc, Kristina ; Sladović Franz, Branka ; Branica, Vanja
2017.
15th TiSSA TiSSA Plenum Conference

Analyses of judges' perspective in family mediation – contribution to the development of new modality of work

Sladović Franz, Branka ; Branica, Vanja ; Urbanc, Kristina
2017.
Book of Abstracts of ERFCON 2017 - The 9th International Conference of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences at University of Zagreb,

THE CHALLENGES OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR YOUTH FROM ALTERNATIVE CARE IN CROATIA

Sladović Franz, Branka ; Branica, Vanja ; Urbanc, Kristina
2017.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Experiences of teaching and implementing family mediationa-practical course at postgraduate studies of family mediation

Branica, Vanja ; Sladović Franz, Branka ; Urbanc, Kristina
2016.
SIGURNA OBITELJ – STABILNO DRUŠTVO Obitelj u fokusu socijalnog rada

THEORETICAL AND EXPERIENTIAL FRAMEWORKS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIELD WORK MODELS FOR STUDENTS OF SOCIAL WORK

Urbanc, Kristina ; Buljevac, Marko ; Vejmelka, Lucija
2016.
Ljetopis Socijalnog Rada

Students, care takers and decision makers perception of higher education for students with in-care experience

urbanc, kristina ; sladović franz, branka ; branica, vanja
2015.
5th European Conference for Social Work Research (ECSWR) Ljubljana, 22.4. – 24.4.2015.2015

Civil society associations as a vital support for persons with disability in Croatia

Urbanc, kristina ; Bratković, Daniela ; Lisak, Natalia
2015.
5th European Conference for Social Work Research (ECSWR)

mULTIPERSPECTIVE APPROACH IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL WORK ; TEHORY, PRACTICE AND ETICS OF INCLUSION

URBANC, KRISTINA
2015.
PRAKSA SOCIJALNOG RADA IZ PERSPEKTIVE KORISNIKA I STRUČNJAKA

Students' field placement evaluation - students' perspective

Sušac, Nika ; Rajhvajn Bulat, Linda ; Urbanc, Kristina
2015.
Primjena kvalifikacijskog okvira u području prava i u području socijalnih djelatnosti

Role of practice teaching in social work education

Urbanc, Kristina
2015.
Primjena kvalifikacijskog okvira u području prava i u području socijalnih djelatnosti“, 25.9. 2015, Zagreb

INDIVIDUAL PLANING IN SOCIAL WORK

KARAČIĆ, ŠTEFICA ; KLETEČKI RADOVIĆ, MARIJANA ; KRUŠELJ-GAČA, NATAŠA ; LAKLIJA, MAJA ; MILAS KLARIĆ, IVANA ; MUŽINIĆ, LANA ; RUSAC, SILVIA ; SLADOVIĆ FRANZ, BRANKA ; URBANC, KRISTINA
2015.

INDIVIDUAL PLANING IN THE PROCESS OF USER'S RIGHTS ADVOCATION

URBANC, KRISTINA
2015.

THEORETICAL AND VALUE FOUNDATION OF INDIVIDUALN PLANING IN SOCIAL WORK

URBANC, KRISTINA
2015.

SIGNIFICANCE OF INDIVIDUALN PLANING IN SOCIAL WORK

URBANC, KRISTINA
2015.

Civil society organisations as a vital support for persons with disability in Croatia

Urbanc, Kristina ; Bratković, Daniela ; Lisak, Natalija
2014.
Socialno delo

Multidimensional analysis of the social inclusion of children and students with disabilities in the educational process -qualitative research

Urbanc, Kristina ; Laklija, Maja ; Milić Babić, Marina ; Branica, Vanja
2014.

Cooperation amang students with disability, teachers and coordinators for students with disability: experiences and challenges

Urbanc, Kristina
2013.
Konferencija o studentima s invaliditetom „Recite to jasno i glasno“

The importance of field placement in social work education: possibilities and perspectives for partnership between department of social work, University of zagreb and Social care system

Urbanc, Kristina ; Majdak, Marijana ; Horvat Alalbegović, Božena ; Petran, Đurđa
2013.
VI. SIMPOZIJ SOCIJALNIH RADNIKA 16.-18.10.2013. TUHELJSKE TOPLICE

Participatory approach and empowerment as possible answer to needs of student with disability in higher education system

Urbanc, Kristina
2013.
Simpozij 15. riječki dani bioetike "Visoko obrazovanje za sve: perspektive podzastupljenih skupina"

Students with disability in higher education – needs, responses and challenges

Urbanc, Kristina
2013.
INTERNATIONAL REGIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF THE IASSW, EASSW AND EEsrASSW - Against Social Suffering: Social Work in Alliance with the People with Disabilities in the Times of Crisis

Reconceptualising the idea of participation of students with disability in higher education system

Jermen, Božena ; Urbanc, Kristina
2013.
IPSA RC 32 Dubrovnik, Implementacija javnih politika

Searching for own identity - experiences from a child psychodrama group

Urbanc, Kristina
2013.
SAVEZ DRUŠTAVA PSIHOTERAPEUTA SRBIJE III KONGRES PSIHOTERAPEUTA SRBIJE

Supervision of professionals, supervision of students, social work education, competences

Cajvert, Ljilja ; Urbanc, Kristina
2013.
3rd ENSACT conference Social Action in Europe: inclusive policies and practice

University as a place for promoting inclusion

Urbanc, Kristina
2013.
3rd ENSACT conference Social Action in Europe: inclusive policies and practice

The Implementation of Public Policies as Operational Governance: An Analysis of Croatian Policy toward Persons with Disabilities

Kekez Koštro, Anka ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Salaj, Ivona
2013.
Anali hrvatskog politološkog društva

The importance of students field/practical work in education of social workers: possibilities and perspective of partnership between Department of Social Work and the social care sistem

Urbanc, K. ; Majdak, M.
2013.
VI Simpozij socijalnih radnika: Profesija socijalnog rada: identitet, integritet i realitet

Master study of social work - experiences of learning and teaching in two generations

Urbanc, Kristina
2011.
5. simpozij socijalnih radnika

Role of doctoral study in development of social work practice and competence: Croatian experience

Urbanc, Kristina ; Ajduković, Marina ; Branica, Vanja
2011.
SOCIAL ACTION IN EUROPE, SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

The role of theory and competences based approach in social care system reform and MA social work education in Croatia

Urbanc, Kristina ; Branica, Vanja ; Ajduković, Marina
2010.
Application of Global Standards for Education Development by IASSW i IFSW - A Ten Years After

Care for professionals as a resource of higher quality of practice in Centre for children, youth and family

Urbanc, Kristina
2010.

Councelling in the Centre for children, youth and family

Urbanc, Kristina
2010.

New model of social care centres : Challenges and recommendations

Urbanc, Kristina ; Ajduković, Marina
2010.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Qualitative analysis of professionals' experience as a contribution to the evaluation of introducing a nwe work model in social care centres

Ajduković, Marina ; Urbanc, Kristina
2010.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Supervision as a safetynet - the case study of Croatia

Ajduković, Marina ; Urbanc, Kristina
2010.

Involvement of persons with disability in the education of social work students

Džombić, Anita ; Urbanc, Kristina
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Reflections about supervision: Intrenational perspective


2009.

Involvement of persons with disability in the education of social work students

Džombić, Anita ; Urbanc, Kristina
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

participation of service users in social work education: theachers' perspective

Skokandić, Saša ; Urbanc, Kristina
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Integrative social work approach as a context for understanding the individual social care plan

Ajduković, Marina ; Urbanc, Kristina
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Involvement and the empowerment of users during the field placements of social work students

Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana ; Delale, Eva Anđela
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Involving Users in Social Work Education

Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana
2009.
Global Crisis in/and Social Work, The Ambiguities and Challenges, Indosow Inaugural Conference

Social work theory and its role in development of practice and competences

Urbanc, Kristina ; Ajduković, Marina ; Branica, Vanja
2009.
1st ENSACT Joint Conference, Social action in Europe: Different legacies & common challenges?

Challenges of users' participation in social work education

Kletečki Radović, Marijana ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Delale, Eva Anđela
2009.
1st European Network of Social Action (ENSACT) Joint European Conference

Role of Doctoral Study in the development of Social Work as a Profession: Croatian Experience

Aduković, Marina ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Branica, Vanja
2008.
34th Biennial Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work ; Theme: Transcending Global-Local Divides: Challenges for Social work Education and Practice

The role of doctoral studies in the developement of Social Work as a profession - the croatian experience

Ajduković, M. ; Urbanc, K. ; Branica, V.
2008.
Socialno delo

Challenges of growing up for children with disabled parents

Urbanc, Kristina ; Ogresta, Jelena. ; Rusac, S.
2008.
Socijalni rad u promicanju ljudskih prava

challenges of including users in education and research of social work

Urbanc, K.
2008.
Korisnici kao iskustveni eksperti na području obrazovanja i istraivanja u socijalnom radu

The role of supervision in the education of professional helpers

Urbanc, K.
2008.
Kvaliteta supervizije i supervizija za kvalitetu psihosocijalnog rada i obrazovanja

Role and perception of supervision in undergraduate social work education from the perspective of students

Žabo, Hana ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana
2008.
Kvaliteta supervizije i supervizija za kvalitetu psihosocijalnog rada i obrazovanja

Supervision as a resource for higher quality in psychosocial work

Urbanc, K.
2008.
Kvaliteta supervizije i supervizija za kvalitetu psihosocijalnog rada i obrazovanja

Developing university as a place for promoting equality and inclusion

Urbanc, K.
2008.
Empowerment and participation of people with disabilities: inclusion in Higher education and employment

Involving users in social work education - mutual learning and teaching

Urbanc, K.
2008.
Global social work 2008 - 34 Biennial Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work

Establishing collaborative relationship and personal contact in social work

Urbanc, Kristina
2007.

Personal wounds – a burden or a resource for future professional helpers?

Urbanc, Kristina ; Pećnik ; Ninoslava
2007.
Third Congress of Social Work: Social Work for Equal Opportunities

Parenthood and disability - needs and rights

Urbanc, Kristina
2007.
sedmi međunarodni znanstven skup Istraživanja u edukacijsko-rehabilitacijskim znanostima

Experience of own body and sexuality in adolescents with motoric impairments

Laklija, Maja ; Urbanc, Kristina
2007.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Meaning and featuring of the postmodern in social work

Urbanc, Kristina
2007.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Inclusion and empowerment - implication for learning and eduction in social work

Urbanc, Kristina
2007.
Kvaliteta i profesionalna odgovornost u socijalnom radu

The role of Doctoral Study in Social Work Professional Development

Ajduković, Marina ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Branica, Vanja
2007.
3rd Congress of Social Work in Slovenia

What Service Users Have to Say about Practice Teaching in Social Work

Kletečki Radović, Marijana ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Delale, Eva Anđela
2007.
3rd Congress of Social Work in Slovenia

Competences in Social Work form the perspective of Department of Social Work

Branica, Vanja ; Urbanc, Kristina ; Leutar, Zdravka
2007.
Kvaliteta i profesionalna odgovornost u socijalnom radu

Active learning and critical thinking in the context of supervisory, educational and helping relationship

Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana
2007.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Challenges of social work with individuals

Urbanc, Kristina
2006.

Active learning, critical thinking and supervision in process of professional identification

Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana
2006.
1. hrvatska konferencija o superviziji: Supervizija - pretpostavka kvalitete rada s djecom, mladima i obiteljima

Medical, social or neomedical approach to the care for the disabled

Urbanc, Kristina
2005.
Ljetopis studijskog centra socijalnog rada

Supervision of Students of Social Work - Comments and Perspective

Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana
2004.
Supervizija: Izazovi supervizije u jugoistočnoj Europi. Regionalna konferencija

Models of social work practice and profesional etics

Urbanc, Kristina
2004.
2. radionica za socijalne radnice i radnike - Uloga socijalnog rada u skrbi za osobe s invaliditetom

A research on young Careers - Children whose Parents are Disabled or have Chronical Illness

Urbanc, Kristina
2004.
V European Congress for family Therapy and Systemic Practice

Supervision of students

Urbanc, Kristina
2004.

Psychosocial challenges of including disabled persons into community

Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki, Marijana ; Jelača, Nataša
2003.
Obrazovanje odraslih - potpora politici uključivanja osoba s invaliditetom

Young care givers - children of disabled persons

Urbanc, Kristina
2003.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada ...

The importance of field-instruction for the development of social workers professional identity

Urbanc, Kristina
2003.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada ...

Characteristics and perspectives of contemporary educational programmes for social workers

Urbanc, Kristina ; Branica, Vanja
2003.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada

Some Ethical Challenges of Social Work in Croatia

Urbanc, Kristina ; Kletečki, Marijana
2003.
Socialno delo

Emotional violence in an adolescents family.

Urbanc, Kristina
2002.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada

Learning is more than just doing

Urbanc, Kristina ; Raguž, Nevenka
2002.
Hrvatski susret kvalitetnih škola (2 ; 2002)

Some aspects of empowering process in work with people with dissability.

Urbanc, Kristina
2002.
Simpozij o značaju interdisciplinarnog pristupa tretmanu cerebralne paralize

Emotional violence in an adolescents family

Urbanc, Kristina
2002.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada

Some aspects of field placement in the process of the education of social workers

Urbanc, Kristina ; Družić Ljubotina, Olja ; Kregar, Klaudija
2002.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada

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Urbanc, Kristina
2001.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

Adolescent's Assessment of Family relations concerning their experiences beeng refugee and displaced

Urbanc, Kristina
2001.
Društvena istraživanja

Development of successful identity in therms of choice theory

Urbanc, Kristina
2000.
Prvi hrvatski susret kvalitetnih škola

Profesional Identification in the process of practice teaching in social work education in Croatia

Sladović (Franz), Branka ; Urbanc, Kristina
2000.
Social Work and Social Development - New Trends in Changing Europe

Personal and professional responsibility of social workers in promoting life quality of physically disabled persons

Urbanc, Kristina
2000.
II hrvatski simpozij o cerebralnoj paralizi -kvaliteta življenja osoba s cerebralnom paralizom

Quality of self- perception as protective factor in a process of growing up

Urbanc, Kristina
2000.

Self-perception, relations with parents and futurelife perception of adolescence with expiriences of beeng refugee and displaced

Urbanc, Kristina
1999.

European snap-shot survey of attitudes towards mental health

Brandon, D. ; Maglajlić, R. ; Khoo, R. ; Urbanc, K. ; de Almeida, H.C. ; Berdnikovitch, N. ; Klimova, Y. ; Ogneva, Y. ; Iball, D. ; Levrero, P. ; Kuhne, K. ; Gluzman, S. ; D'Arcy, M. ; Morris, L.
1998.
Break trough

Emotional abuse in adolescent'sfamilies

Urbanc, Kristina
1998.
Nasilje u obitelji

Some integrational characteristics of juvenile delinquent families

Urbanc, Kristina ; Čiček, Marija
1998.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada

The Role of a client with additional needs in practical education of social work students and in forming their professional identity

Urbanc, Kristina
1998.
Prva hrvatsko-kanadska tematska konferencija: Rehabilitacija u zajednici

Perception of the future - from the perspective of adolescents with war experiences

Urbanc, Kristina
1998.
European integration and living conditions of youth

The role of experiental learning in the process of changing attitudes toward disabled persons - joint programm of School of Social Work, University of Zagreb and Assosiations of Disabled persons in Zagreb

Urbanc, Kristina
1998.
Prvi hrvatski žrtvoslovni kongres

role of field placement in social work education - Model of Great Britain

URBANC, KRISTINA
1997.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada ...

The role of practice teaching in undergraduate social work study - Great Britain model

Urbanc, Kristina
1997.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada

Contact, challenge, cooperation - a common Program of the Association of Disabled Persons and Department of social work

Urbanc, Kristina
1997.
HEKUP: Hendikepirani u prometu

The role of interactive games in developing an interactive communication in a group of adolescents-refugees

Urbanc, Kristina
1997.
Trauma recovery training: Lessons learned

Social Work Supervision Manual

Saur, William ; Ajduković, Marina ; Urbanc, Kristina
1997.

List of select projects

K. Urbanc participated as  a project leader  (2008 – 2009) at international project  “Service users as experience experts in social work education” financed by IASSW; as a research partner at project "The Multi-Dimensional Analysis of Social Inclusion of Children and Students with Disabilities in Educational Process (2013 - 2014)" financed by IPA; as a researcher in the project "Children, Youth, Families and Social Development in Croatia (2006-2013)" financed by Croatian Ministry of Science; as researcher in the project "Children from care-equalizing possibilities for their participation in higher education (2013 - 2014)" financed by the University of Zagreb..