izv. prof. dr. sc. Marijana Majdak
izv. prof. dr. sc.
Marijana Majdak

Marijana Majdak was born in 1970. in Zagreb, Republic of Croatia.  She graduated on Faculty of Law University of Zagreb, Department of Social Work in 1995.  She achieved her Masters degree in 2004. on the Faculty of Philosophy University of Zagreb, and in 2009. PhD on the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Department of Social Work and achieved academicals degree doctor of science in scientific area of social sciences. Her PhD was on theme „Stigmatization and picture of self of juvenile delinquents“. In 2011. She was elected as Assistant professor in the area of social sciences. Since 2000. she participated in several scientific and research projects financed by Ministry of science, education and sport under leadership of prof. emeritus Vlado Puljiz, „Social policy and social work in Croatia“ (2002.-2004.) and prof. dr. sc. Marina Ajduković, „Action and evaluation researches in social work” (2004.-2006.) and ''Children, youth, families and social development in Croatia'' (2006.–2012.), also on several smaller scientific projects financed by University of Zagreb.

Since 1996. till today she finished several additional educations:  Basics of child and adolescent psychiatry, Emotional abuse and neglect, Applied Social Studies, Relational competence , Gender Issues in Social Work,  Active learning and critical thinking in university teaching, Mediation, Group supervision in psychosocial work.

She holds courses Youth in conflict with the law, Social work with perpetrators of criminal acts, Methods of supervision and Field work in social work with youth with social unacceptable behavior. She participates in courses Social work with youth with social unacceptable behavior and Interpersonal communication.

Her scientific and professional area of interest is social work with children and youth with socially unacceptable behavior, children and youth in conflict with the law and perpetrators of criminal acts.

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

Dancing on the Edge: Circumstances and Experiences of Young NEETs in the City of Zagreb

Majdak, Marijana ; Baturina, Danijel ; Berc, Gordana
2021.
Hrvatska i komparativna javna uprava : časopis za teoriju i praksu javne uprave

Perspective of the NEET Population in the Urban Agglomeration of Zagreb According to the Perception of Professional Experts and Youth in the NEET Status - How to Help Them?

Baturina, Danijel ; Majdak, Marijana ; Berc, Gordana
2020.
Sociologija i prostor: časopis za istraživanje prostornoga i sociokulturnog razvoja

Resocalization of treated alcohol addicts: personal and social context

Berc, Gordana ; Majdak, Marijana
2019.
Strengthening Social Development to Achieve The Sustainable Development Goals

The connection between self-esteem, attachment style and experiences of violence in students' romantic relationships

Majdak, Marijana ; Petek Jelena ; Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica
2018.
Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2018 “Environmental and Community Sustainability: Human Solutions in Evolving Society”

Aspects of quality of life of people with mental health problems

Leutar, Zdravka ; Buljevac, Marko ; Majdak, Marijana ; Stefanović, Mia
2018.
Rehabilitacija osoba s mentalnim teškoćama

FROM RISK BEHAVIOUR TO THE SAFE FUTURE – EXPERIENCES OF CROATIAN YOUTH WITH RISK BEHAVIOUR INCLUDED IN INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT

Berc, Gordana ; Rogina, Dalija ; Majdak Marijana
2018.
5th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM 2018

Integration of criminal offenders through enabling their parental role

Majdak, Marijana
2017.
1.Konferencija prevencije i smanjenja socijalne isključenosti: Integrirani osuđenici - socijalno pravednije društvo

Stigmatization of children who live in terms of poverty: can it be different?

Družić Ljubotina, Olja ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana ; Majdak, Marijana
2017.
IFSW European Conference 2017: Marginalization and Social Work in a Changing Society

Forms of direct work of Educators in Educational institutions for children and youth with problems in behaviour

Majdak, Marijana ; Herceg Babić, Tamara
2017.
4th International multidisciplinary scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM 2017

Social work and Social Policy in Challenging the Risks of Contemporary Societies

Majdak, Marijana
2017.
SGEM Vienna 2017 Conference on Social Sciences and Arts

Framing the problem and challenges of dropouts in Croatia: Invisible people around us but not us

Baturina, Danijel ; Majdak, Marijana ; Berc, Gordana
2016.

Re-institutionalization of adopted children - does the system do enough for protection of their rights?

Majdak, Marijana ; Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica ; Salmanić, Nikolina
2016.
3rd International multidisciplinary scientific conference on Social sciences & Art SGEM 2016.

In search for problem framing: Current condition and challenges of dropouts in Croatia

Baturina, Danijel ; Majdak, Marijana ; Berc, Gordana
2015.
ICSD 14th Biennal European Conference: The welfare society - an air for social development

Experiences and educational needs of social workers working with children and youth and perpetrators of criminal acts

Majdak, Marijana ; Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica ; Berc, Gordana
2015.
EASSW 2015: Social Work Education in Europe: towards 2025

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING THROUGH THE APPLICATION OF PROCESS DRAMA AND FORUM THEATER - EMPOWERING STUDENTS AND USERS FOR OVERCOMING THE POSITION OF OPPRESSION AND HELPLESSNESS

Blažeka Kokorić Slavica ; Berc, Gordana ; Majdak, Marijana
2015.
EASSW 2015: Social Work Education in Europe: towards 2025

Internalized problems of the youth in general population and community residential homes

Rajhvajn Bulat, Linda ; Ajduković, Marina ; Sušac, Nika ; Majdak, Marijana ; Vejmelka, Lucija
2015.
Savremeni trendovi u psihologiji

Supervision support in achievement of teaching resulta in field work

Majdak, Marijana ; Sladović Franz, Branka ; Branica, Vanja
2015.
Primjena kvalifikacijskog okvira u području prava i u području socijalnih djelatnosti

Professional position and ethical dillemas of Social Workers in Justice system

Karačić, Štefica ; Katkić Stanić, Tatjana ; Majdak, Marijana
2015.
IFSW European Conference and Social Services Expo

Experiences and Educational Needs of Social Workers Working with Children and Youth and Perpetrators of Criminal Acts

Majdak, Marijana ; Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica ; Berc, Gordana
2015.
Social Work Education in Europe: towards 2025

Perspektive of Professional Associates on Secondary School Drop-Outs as a New Social Problem

Berc, Gordana ; Majdak, Marijana ; Bežovan, Gojko
2015.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Qualitative analysis of experiences with electronic violence in homes for children with behavioral problems

Vejmelka, Lucija ; Majdak, Marijana ; Rajhvajn Bulat, Linda
2014.
Global conference on psychological researches.

Coping with stress and adolescents' leisure time

Kušer, Marina ; Majdak, Marijana ; Vejmelka, Lucija
2014.
Global Conference on Psychology Research

The Purpose of Correctional measure form the perspective of young perpetrators in only Correctional Institution for young boys in Croatia

Radić, Sara ; Majdak, Marijana ; Vejmelka, Lucija
2014.
Global Conference on Psychology Research

Experience of child care workers with electronic violence at the correctional home for children and youth Dugave

Vejmelka, Lucija ; Majdak, Marijana ; Lisul, Ines
2014.
6. Konferencija socijalnih radnika: Socijalni rad u vrijeme socijalne i ekonomske krize

In search for problem framing: Current condition and challenges of dropouts in Croatia

Baturina, Danijel ; Majdak, Marijana ; Berc, Gordana
2014.
The Welfare society – an aim for social development.

Broken chances for the future – disadvantage and reality of secondary school students who drop-out

Berc, Gordana ; Majdak, Marijana ; Bežovan, Gojko Baturina, Danijel ;
2014.
ICSD 14th Biennial European Conference "The Welfare society - an aim for social development"

Challenges of Studying Children and Youth Self- Concept in the Studies of Social-Behavioural Problems

Majdak, Marijana ; Vejmelka, Lucija ; Rajhvajn Bulat, Linda ; Sušac, Nika ; Ajduković, Marina
2014.
Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence

Internalizing and externalizing problems – How to plan appropriate prevention and intervention strategies for adolescents with different combination of mental problems?

Rajhvajn Bulat, Linda ; Ajduković, Marina ; Sušac, Nika ; Majdak, Marijana
2014.
28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

Risks for cyberbullyng for children and youth in social care sistem

Majdak, Marijana
2014.
Nasilje na internetu među i nad djecom i mladima

Invisible problem - a real risk: student drop-out from secondary education

Baturina, Danijel ; Berc, Gordana ; Majdak, Marijana
2014.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

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

The sources of challenge for professionals in schools in work with students who drop out of educational sistem - the need for school social workers

Majdak, Marijana ; Berc, Gordana ; Bežovan, Gojko
2013.
Profesija socijalnog rada:identitet, integritet i realitet

How do young perpetrators in residential care Turopolje feel about the educational measure and proffesional work

Majdak, Marijana
2013.
Imamo li rehabilitacije u penalnom sustavu za maloljetnike

Behavioral problems od school children and the needs of teachers in primary schools

Majdak, Marijana ; Kudek-Mirošević Jasna ; Leutar, Zdravka
2013.
2. Međunarodna znanstvena konferencija Pedagogija, obrazovanje i nastava

The experience of the institutional treatment of girls with behavioral problems placed in residential care

Tereza, Oreb ; Marijana Majdak
2013.
Unapređenje kvalitete života djece i mladih

What kind of support to give to students who research socialy sensitive themas?

Majdak, Marijana
2012.
Postignuća i izazovi razvoja supervizije

The Rights of children and youth in residential institutions

Majdak, Marijana
2012.
Socijalni radnik i prava djece. Organizirala Udruga sudaca za mladež, obiteljskih sudaca i stručnjaka za djecu i mlade.

The stigma of disability : Croatian experiences

Buljevac, Marko ; Majdak, Marijana ; Leutar, Zdravka
2012.
Disability and rehabilitation

Stigmatization and self-image in juvenile offenders in Croatia

Majdak, Marijana
2011.
Youth Justice

Determinantes of self-image and self-esteem in juveniles with socialy unacceptable behaviour

Majdak, Marijana ; Kamenov, Željka
2011.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

Stigmatization of juvenile offenders from their peers in Zagreb (Croatia) and Posušje (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Majdak, Marijana ; Mirjana, Sabljo ; Ilija Krišto
2011.
Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne isključenosti - profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudskih prava

Implementation of Drama in Education in Working with Juvenile Offenders

Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica ; Majdak, Marijana ; Rumenović, Martina
2011.
Kriminologija & socijalna integracija : časopis za kriminologiju, penologiju i poremećaje u ponašanju

Support to Successful Socialization of the Youth - The Role of School Social Work

Berc, Gordana ; Majdak, Marijana
2011.
Good Governance : Building Knowledge for Social Development Worldwide

Development of Questionnaire for Estimation of Informal Stigmatization Experience in Juveniles with Socialy Unaceptable Behaviour (UNS-D)

Kamenov, Željka ; Majdak, Marijana
2010.
Kriminologija & socijalna integracija : časopis za kriminologiju, penologiju i poremećaje u ponašanju

Stigmatization of juvenile offenders from their peers in Zagreb (Croatia) and Posušje (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Majdak, Marijana ; Mirjana Sabljo ; Ilija Krišto
2010.
Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne isključenosti - profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudskih prava

Application of Education Drama in the Work with Juvenile Criminal Offenders - An Example of Cooperation of Institutions with Non-governmental Sector

Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica ; Majdak, Marijana ; Rumenović, Martina
2010.
"Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne isključenosti - profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudkih prava" Međunarodna znanstvena konferencija

Stigmatization of juvenile offenders in Croatia and Bosnia nad Herzegowina from their peers

Majdak, Marijana ; Sabljo, Mirjana i Krišto Ilija
2010.
Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne isključenosti - profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudskih prava

Narcotic abuse among adolescents in the city of Split

Unković, Lasta ; Majdak, Marijana
2010.
Napredak : časopis za pedagogijsku teoriju i praksu

Comparison of perception of social-self concept in juvenile offenders and their peers

Majdak, Marijana ; Berc, Gordana ; Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica
2009.
Social action in Europe : different legacies & common challenges?

Stigmatization and self-image in juvenile perpetrators of criminal acts in Croatia

Majdak, Marijana
2009.
Children, Young people and the Law Research Group Seminar

Stigmatization and picture of self in juvenile perpetrators of criminal acts

Majdak, Marijana
2009.
Kako kontaktirati

Stigmatization of juvenile offenders in Croatia

Majdak, Marijana
2009.
Youth criminology/Youth justice network conferences 2009

Stigmatization and picture of self in juvenile offenders

Majdak, Marijana ; Kamenov, Željka
2009.
Kriminologija i socijalna integracija

The comparison of attributes of migration and non- migration families.

Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica ; Berc, Gordana ; Majdak, Marijana
2009.
1st ENSACT Joint European Conference, Social action in Europe: different legacies & common challenges?

Juvenile perpetrators of criminal acts in Croatia and stigmatization: the thoughts of adolescents and juvenile perpetrators

Majdak, Marijana
2007.
Tretji kongres socialnega dela: Socialno delo za enake možnosti za vse

School disturbances in juvenile offenders who migrated

Majdak, Marijana
2006.
A World out of balance-working for a new social equilibrium

Social welfare behind the Iron Curtain: The history of social work in Eastern Europe 1900-1960

Majdak, Marijana ; Prlenda, Sandra
2006.
Ljetopis studijskog centra socijalnog rada

Snapshots from the history of social work with children and young people in high-risk circumstances

Majdak, Marijana
2006.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada

The influence of family migrations of juvenile delinquents on objective living conditions of the family

Majdak, Marijana
2006.
Društvena istraživanja

The Effects of the Migrations of Juvenile Offenders Families on Educational Disorders

Majdak, Marijana
2005.
Napredak

The position of abused children in criminal procedure from the perspective of the convention on the rights of the child

Ajduković, Marina ; Majdak, Marijana
2005.
Napredak

The impact of changing place of family residence on delinquent activities of juveniles

Majdak, Marijana
2004.

Active Learning and Critical Acting in the University Subject of Juvenile Delinquency

Majdak, Marijana
2003.
Međunarodna Ljetna škola u Dubrovniku

How to Prepare Social Work Studnets for Critical Thinking and Acting in the Area of Juvenile Delinquency

Majdak, Marijana
2003.
Socijalni rad za socijalnu Hrvatsku. I. hrvatska konferencija socijalnih radnika s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem

How to prepare students of social work for critical thinking and activity in the field of juvenile delinquency

Majdak, Marijana ; Ajduković, Marina
2003.
Ljetopis studijskog centra socijalnog rada

Child abuse and neglect

Majdak, Marijana
2002.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada ...

Social Work education

Majdak, Marijana
2001.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada ...

European Journal of Social Work

Majdak, Marijana
1998.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada ...

Individual support to displaced children

Janković, Josip ; Leutar, Zdravka ; Majdak, Marijana
1995.
Ljetopis studijskog centra socijalnog rada