On 16th of March 2018 students who are included in the students council in their elementary school of Polyclinic for Rehabilitation of the Listening and Speech SUVAG have visited Child Helpline Brave Phone.
In the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb they have been greeted by the "Brave Helpers" – children who are included in the program for peer assistance of Brave Phone. During the whole year the "Brave Helpers" learn about many topics which are relevant for children and youth – non violent conflict resolving, peer relations, child rights and obligations, tolerance and coping with stress in school. In their own schools, Elementary School Borovje and Elementary School Gustav Krklec, they already run workshops with younger and senior students.
Theme of this meeting were child rights, which is the most important topic in the students council of Elementary School of Polyclinic SUVAG this year. The children have met each other trough fun and interactive activities, exchanged experiences and talked about child rights. At the end, they have visited the Child Helpline of Brave Phone. There they could firsthand see how does the Child Helpline look like and who are the volunteers. Besides, they found out which are the most common reasons why many children call Brave Phone. They also got information how to contact the Helplinetrough chat, e-mail or Facebook – with confidentially and anonymously.