prof. dr. sc. Silvia Rusac
prof. dr. sc.
Silvia Rusac

Education:

2007-2010 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Department of Social Work – Postgraduate/master program in supervision in the psychosocial work, Supervisor in psychosocial work

2005- 2008  University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Department of Social Work; Postgraduate program in Theory and Methodology of Social Work, Doctor of Science - Ph.D.

2000-2005  University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Department of Social Work, Master of Social Work

Više

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

Nutrition profile in elderly - an important element in the puzzle of the modern treatment

Miletic, Bojan ; Räber, Geneviève ; Lekic, Andrica ; Rusac, Silvia ; Courteney, Udo
2021.
11. internisticki kongres s medjunarodnim sudjelovanjem

Geriatric depression scale - unavoidable tool in the elderly treatment on the internal medicine department

Miletic, Bojan ; Räber, Geneviève ; Lekic, Andrica ; Rusac, Silvia ; Courteney, Udo
2021.
11. internisticki kongres s medjunarodnim sudjelovanjem

DEPRESSION IN THE OLDER AGE - A SINGLE PROBLEM OR ANYTHING MORE?

Miletić, Bojan ; Rusac, Silvia ; Lekić, Andrica ; Courteney, Udo
2020.
4. gerontološki i gerijatrijski kongres s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem

Self-evaluation of health status and some aspects of quality of life of older people with knee osteoarthritis

Rusac Kukić, Sandra ; Rusac, Silvia ; Buljevac Marko
2020.
Journal of Applied Health Sciences / Časopis za primijenjene zdravstvene znanosti

Supervision in Homes for the Elderly in the City of Zagreb: Nurses' Experience

Stijepović, Lana ; Rusac, Silvia
2019.
Journal of Applied Health Sciences

Alzheimer’s Disease and Human Rights

Dološić, Silvija ; Milić Babić, Marina ; Rusac, Silvia
2019.
Socijalna psihijatrija

THE PROFILE OF INFORMAL CAREGIVERS OF OLDER PEOPLE IN THE CITY OF ZAGREB

Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia ; Skokandić, Lea
2019.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Risk Factors Associated with Violence against Elderly in a Family Setting

Risović, Katarina ; Rusac, Silvia ; Todorović, Nataša
2018.
Temida - časopis o viktimizaciji, ljudskim pravima i rodu

Financial Abuse of the Elderly

Vuić, Ines ; Rusac, Silvia
2017.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Occupational stress of nurses in homes for eldery persons

Rusac, Silvia ; Bošnjak, Matea ; Kletečki Radović, Marijana
2017.
Sigurnost : časopis za sigurnost u radnoj i životnoj okolini

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: CHALLENGES OF SOCIAL WORK

Rusac, Silvia
2017.
Ljetopis Socijalnog Rada

Some characteristics of family caregivers of elderly people in Zagreb

Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia ; Skokandić, Lea
2015.
23.godišnja konferencija hrvatskih psihologa Psihologija starenja - pogled u budućnost

Elderly abuse and alcohol consumption

Rusac, Silvia
2015.
Collegium antropologicum

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.

Demographic ageing of population and care for the elderly in Croatia

Jedvaj, Suzana ; Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia
2014.
Socijalna teme

Older people and volunteering

Rusac, Silvia ; Dujmović Gordana
2014.
Nova prisutnost: časopis za intelektualna i duhovna pitanjaisutnost

Some determinants of satisfaction with social support for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease

Milić Babić, Marina ; Laklija, Maja ; Rusac, Silvia
2014.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Rethinking aging and age - prejudices, myths and new views

Tomečak, Marija ; Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia
2014.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

Spending Leisure Time in Retirement

Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia ; Sučić, Ana
2013.
Periodicum biologorum

Ageism: experiences of older people

Rusac, Silvia ; Štambuk, Ana ; Verić, Jelena
2013.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

The Rights of the Elderly in the City of Zagreb: a pilot-study

Spajić-Vrkaš, Vedrana ; Vrban, Ines ; Silvia Rusac (suradnice Radica, Sanja ; Elezović, Ines ; Gatin, Meri)
2013.

FOSTER CARE FOR ADULTS AND ELDERLY PERSONS IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA

Laklija, Maja ; Rusac, Silvia
2013.
International Conference: ACTIVE AGEING AND INTERGENERATIONAL SOLIDARITY

Informal Care for the Alzheimer's Disease Patient

Rusac, Silvia
2013.
50+ U HRVATSKOJ - IZAZOVI AKTIVNOG STARENJA

Prejudices about aging and old age - influence of education on students of social work

Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia ; Štavalj, Marko
2012.
V. međunarodna konferencija socijalnih radnika Međugeneracijsko povezivanje i aktivno starenje : izazovi za socijalni rad

Discrimination of elderly people from their perspective

Rusac, Silvia ; Štambuk, Ana, Verić, Jelena
2012.
8. međunarodni znanstveni skup Istraživanja u edukacijsko-rehabilitacijskim znanostima

Socijalna podrška njegovatelja članova obitelji oboljelih od demencije

Laklija, Maja ; Rusac, Silvia ; Milić Babić, Marina
2012.
V. Međunarodna konferencije socijalnih radnika:Međugeneracijsko povezivanje i aktivno starenje: izazovi za socijalni rad

Coping strategies of family members suffering from Alzheimer’s disease

Rusac, Silvia ; Laklija, Maja ; Milić Babić, Marina
2012.
Hrvatska revija za rehabilitacijska istraživanja

Abuse and neglect of older people in the family

Rusac, Silvia
2012.

Violence against women with disabilities

Milić Babić, Marina ; Berc, Gordana ; Rusac, Silvia
2012.
Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development: Action and Impact

SOURCES OF STRESS IN VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE

Bošnjak, Matea ; Silvia Rusac
2012.
Socijalna psihijatrija

Satisfaction with life and informal and formal sources of support among people with disabilities

Blažeka Kokorić, Slavica ; Berc, Gordana ; Rusac, Silvia
2012.
Društvena istraživanja

Motivation for supervision of social workers in retirement homes

Rusac, Silvia
2011.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Supervision of professionals working with people with disabilities

Brajković, Mirjana ; Rusac, Silvia ; Selmanović, Selma
2011.
1. simpozij o modelima rada s osobama s invaliditetom s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem

Functional (In)capability of the Elderly as a Risk Factor of Exposure to Family Violence

Rusac, Silvia
2011.
Hrvatska revijaa rehabilitacijska istraživanja

How to recognize violence towards older people

Rusac, Silvia
2011.
178. GERONTOLOŠKA TRIBINA

Long-term Care for Older People in Croatia

Rusac, Silvia ; Štambuk Ana ; Žganec, Nino ; Ajduković, Marina
2011.

Institutional abuse of elderly

Rusac, Silvia ; Čizmin, Ana
2011.
Medica Jadertina

DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF POSTGRADUATE TRAINING IN SUPERVISION IN CROATIA

Ajduković, Marina ; Rusac, Silvia
2011.
The Seventh International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision – International

Motivation and obstacles for introducing supervision of social workers in retirement and nursing homes

Rusac, Silvia ; Ajduković Marina
2011.
The Seventh International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Suervision – International

Relation of experienced abuse to physical and mental health of elderly

Rusac, Silvia
2011.
Socijalna psihijatrija

Strategies for coping with stress carer Alzheimer's disease

Milić Babić, Marina ; Laklija, Maja ; Rusac, Silvia
2010.
5. hrvatski kongres o Alzheimerovoj bolesti s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem

Experiences, expectation, smotivation and obstacles for introducing supervision of social workers in retirement and nursing homes in Croatia

Rusac, Silvia
2010.

Occurence and the perpetrators of family violence over the elderly

Rusac, Silvia
2010.
Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne isključenosti - profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudskih prava

Demands of daily care activities for a family member suffering from Alzheimer's disease

Rusac, Silvia ; Milić Babić, Marina ; Laklija, Maja
2010.
Socijalni rad i borba protiv siromaštva i socijalne iskljujučenosti - profesionalna usmjerenost zaštiti i promicanju ljudskih prava

Stress coping in carers for people with Alzheimer's disease

Milić Babić, Marina ; Laklija, Maja ; Rusac, Silvia
2010.
5th Croatian Congress on Alzheimers Diseases

First preliminary research on the health of caregivers of a family member suffering from Alzheimer'disease : implications for the health and social care system

Laklija, Maja ; Rusac, Silvia ; Milić Babić, Marina
2010.
2nd International Conference "Vallis Aurea Focus on regional development" (2 ; 2010)

VIOLENCE TOWARD THE ELDERLY IN THE FAMILY IN THE CITY OF ZAGREB

Rusac, Silvia
2010.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Care for a family member suffering from Alzheimer's disease: daily activities, coping with stress and health of caregivers

Milić Babić, Marina ; Rusac, Silvia ; Laklija, Maja
2010.
Socijalna psihijatrija

The relation between coping strategies and burnout among mental health workers in Croatia

Ogresta, Jelena ; Zorec, Lea ; Rusac, Silvia
2009.
Coping & Resilience International Conference

Gerontological center aand Center's for gerontology in Croatia

Rusac, Silvia ; Tomek – Roksandić, Spomenka ; Lukić, Marica ; Fortuna, Višnja ; Šostar, Zvonimir ;
2009.
Regionalna konferencija o starosti i starenju (Jugoistočna Europa)

SOME ASPECTS OF CARE FOR A FAMILY MEMBER WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Laklij, Maja, Milić Babić Marina, Rusac, Silvia
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Raising community awareness for elderly abuse in Croatia

Rusac, Silvia ; Ajdukovic, Marina
2009.
Journal of gerontological social work

Elder abuse in family

Rusac, Silvia
2009.
Socijalna psihijatrija

Recommendations of social care standards for families and individuals affected with the Alzheimer disease

Milić Babić, Marina ; Rusac Silvia ; Laklija Maja
2009.
1st ENSACT Joint European Conference, Social action in Europe: different legacies & common challenges?

Some aspects of care for a family member with Alzhiemer's disease

Laklija, Maja ; Milić Babić, Marina ; Rusac, Silvia
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

SENZIBILIZATION FOR VIOLENCE TOWARDS THE ELDERLY IN STUDENTS: POSSIBILITIES OF INTERVENTIONS THROUGH THE CURRICULUM

Muslić, Ljiljana ; Rusac, Silvia, Ajduković, Marina
2009.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Family Violence and Health among Elderly in Croatia

Ajduković, Marina ; Ogresta, Jelena ; Rusac, Silvia
2009.
Journal of aggression, maltreatment and trauma

Presentation of the elderly in a daily newspaper in Croatia

Muslić, Ljiljana ; Rusac, Silvia
2008.
16. godišnja konferencije hrvatskih psihologa: psihologija-mediji-etika

Empowerment of families with Alzheimer disease through sensibility of society and activity encouragement in local communities

Laklija, Maja ; Milić Babić, Marina ; Rusac, Silvia
2008.
Socijalni rad u promicanju ljudskih prava

Psychosocial Aspect of Elderly Care for the family member with Alzheimer’ s disease

Laklija, Maja ; Milić Babić, Marina ; Rusac, Silvia
2008.
4th Croatian Congress on Alzheimer s Disease with international participation

Trends in the Care for the Elderly in the Republic of Croatia and in the EU Member States

Žganec, Nino ; Rusac, Silvia ; Laklija, Maja
2008.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Care for Eldrly in Croatia

Vlašić, Martina ; Rusac, Silvia ; Milić Babić, Marina
2008.
1 st International Conference "Vallis Aurea" 2008. Focus on: Regional development

Family violence among elderly

Rusac, Silvia
2008.

Sensitivity for violence against the elderly in the family - the scale development and the first reuslts

Ajdukovi, Marina ; Muslić Ljiljana ; Rusac Silvia, Ogresta Jelena
2008.
Ljetopis Studijskog centra socijalnog rada ...

Relation Beetwen Burnout Syndrome and Job Satisfaction Among Mental Heath Workers

Ogresta, Jelena ; Rusac, Silvia ; Zorec, Lea
2008.
Croatian medical journal

RAISING COMMUNITY AWARENESS FOR ELDERLY ABUSE IN CROATIA

Rusac, Silvia ; Ajduković, Marina
2008.
The Second International Conference of Gerontological Social Work „ THE ELDERLY AND THE COMMUNITY“

Dying persons and their right for adequate care

Štambuk, Ana ; Leutar, Zdravka ; Rusac, Silvia
2007.
ISTRAŽIVANJA U EDUKACIJSKO-REHABILITACIJSKIM ZNANOSTIMA

Work stress

Ogresta, Jelena ; Rusac, Silvia
2007.

Social policy and quality of life of elderly persons with physical disability

Leutar, Zdravka ; Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia
2007.
Revija za socijalnu politiku

Formal and informal support to the parents of children with intellectual disabilities

Leutar, Zdravka ; Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac Silvija
2007.
ISTRAŽIVANJA U EDUKACIJSKO-REHABILITACIJSKIM ZNANOSTIMA

VIOLENCE TOWARDS OLDER PERSONS

Rusac, Silvia
2006.
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

List of select projects

2007 ... Social position of the elderly and persons with disabilities in Croatia and the EU, project leader prof. dr.sc. Zdravka Leutar, Faculty of Law, Zagreb

2012 – 2014 Informal Care providers of elderly families in the Zagreb area (City office for social protection and for disabled people, Zagreb)

2007 - 2008  Long-term care in Central and Eastern Europe (Institute for Social Policy i Vienna University of Economics and Business)

The area of scientific research interest is related to the study of violence against the elderly in the family, aspects of care for Alzheimer's patients, informal caregivers, human rights in the elderly.