dr. sc. Lea Skokandić
dr. sc.
Lea Skokandić

She graduated from the Centre for Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb in 2007 with majors in psychology. In 2005 she has  gained the University of Zagreb Rector's Award. She has finished Postgraduate doctoral study of psychology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Zagreb in 2018. 

She has been employed at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law since 2009. She works as teaching assistant at the Chair of the Methodology of research in Social Work and Social Policy. She was involved in two international research projects as a research team member at national level: European Values Study & FP7 Project: Balkan Epidemiological Study on Child Abuse & Neglect, and several domestic projects, such as Family economic hardship, psychosocial problems and educational outcomes of adolescents in the time of economic crisis (IP-2014-09-8546).

She has presented at several professional and scientific conferences in Croatia and abroad and published eight scientific papers.

Her current research interest focuses on issues related to application of the qualitative and quantitative research methodology in the field of social work and social policy.



Employed since: 2009


Public phone number:
4895 865
Nazorova 51, soba 16C
Methodology of Research in Social Work and Social Polici
Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

Anticipatory grief and experience of providing at- home palliative care among informal caregivers of spouses in Croatia: a qualitative study

Bilić, Jelena ; Skokandić, Lea ; Puljak, Livia
BMC Palliative Care

The needs of the older people for services from the social welfare system in the Republic of Croatia

Penava Šimac, Marija ; Štambuk, Ana ; Skokandić, Lea
Revija za socijalnu politiku

The role of the elderly people in contemporary family in Croatia – the view of the three generations

Štambuk, Ana ; Skokandić, Lea
22nd Biennial Conference of the International Consortium for Social Development

Occupational well-being among palliative care professionals

Macuka, ivana ; Tucak Junaković, Ivana ; Skokandić, Lea, Božić, Danijela
22. Dani psihologije u Zadru

Occupational stress, job satisfaction and burnout in palliative care nurses

Tucak Junaković, Ivana ; Macuka, Ivana ; Skokandić, Lea
Medica Jadertina

Challenges of work in palliative care

Macuka, Ivana ; Tucak Junaković, Ivana ; Skokandić, Lea, Božić, Danijela
2. međunarodni znanstveno-stručni skup: Mozak i um: promicanje dobrobiti pojedinca i zajednice

The profile of informal caregivers of older people in the City of Zagreb

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


Skokandić, Lea

Prejudice toward National Minorities: Exploring the Role of Different Forms of National Attachment

Skokandić, Lea ; Čorkalo Biruški, Dinka
Društvena istraživanja : časopis za opća društvena pitanja

Perceived Caregiver Burden and Needs of Informal Caregivers of Elderly Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease

Skokandić, Lea ; Štambuk, Ana ; Rusac, Silvia
Internationaal Congress of the International College of Person Centered Medicine

The role of economic hardship and parental behaviour in internalizing and externalizing problems in youth

Sušac, Nika ; Skokandić, Lea ; Rimac, Ivan ; Družić Ljubotina, Olja
23. Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa

Family and school determinants of resilience in adolescents

Skokandić, Lea ; Rezo, Ines ; Ajduković, Marina
1. međunarodni znanstveno-stručni skup Odjela za psihologiju Hrvatskog katoličkog sveučilišta

Some characteristics of family caregivers of elderly people in Zagreb

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

Predictors of prejudice toward ethnic minorities in Croatia

Skokandić, Lea
Međunarodni psihologijski znanstveni skup 21. Ramira i Zorana Bujasa

Prevalence and risk factors for children exposure to different types of abuse in family and peer relations: National results for Croatia

Ajduković, Marina ; Rimac, Ivan ; Ogresta, Jelena ; Skokandić, Lea
B.E.C.A.N. International Conference - Inquiring Child abuse and neglect in the Balkan and the world during crisis: Evidence-based Practice and Practice-based Evidence

Analysis of Characteristics of Incidents of Child Abuse Cases Registered in Social Care Centres

Ogresta, Jelena ; Rimac, Ivan ; Ajduković, Marina ; Skokandić, Lea
Ljetopis socijalnog rada

Epidemiological Study and Administrative Data Collection on Child Abuse and Neglect in Croatia

Ajduković, Marina ; Rimac, Ivan ; Ogresta, Jelena ; Rajter, Miroslav ; Skokandić, Lea ; Sušac, Nika
12th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: Challenging Social Responsibilities for Child Abuse and Neglect

Motherhood attitudes in European countries - conflict of woman roles in different cultures

Rimac, Ivan ; Ogresta, Jelena ; Skokandić, Lea
The fourth Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA)

Qualitative analysis of stereotype toward ethnic minorities in Croatia

Zorec, Lea ; Čorkalo Biruški, Dinka
Dani psihologije u Zadru (17 ; 2010)

Analysis of Survey Response Rate in the European Values Study

Rimac, Ivan ; Zorec, Lea ; Ogresta, Jelena
Društvena istraživanja

Ethical Issues in Qualitative research: Child Abuse and Neglect

Rimac, Ivan ; Skokandić, Lea ; Ogresta, Jelena
Psihosocijalni aspekti nasilja u suvremenom društvu - izazov obitelji, školi i zajednici

Using Focus Group in Pilot Study: Experiences of Becan Project

Skokandić, Lea ; Rimac, Ivan ; Ogresta, Jelena
Psihosocijalni aspekti nasilja u suvremenom društvu - izazov obitelji, školi i zajednici

Determinants of survey response in Croatian EVS 2008

Rimac, Ivan ; Zorec, Lea ; Ogresta, Jelena
EVS workshop after the 2008 wave (2 ; 2010)

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

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

College Adjustment in Bologna process : Mixed Method Approach

Ogresta, Jelena ; Zorec, Lea
Dani Ramira i Zorana Bujasa (19 ; 2009)

Personality Traits and Social Attitudes : Predicting Social Attitudes using Big Five Personality Model

Mikloušić, Igor ; Tadić, Maja ; Zorec, Lea
Dani Psihologije u Zadru (16 ; 2006)

Relation Beetwen Burnout Syndrome and Job Satisfaction Among Mental Heath Workers

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

Relationship between Authoritarianism, National and European Identity, And Political Attitudes toward Croatia and European Union

Rimac, Ivan ; Cvetković-Lukačić, Lana ; Zorec, Lea
Dani psihologije (15 ; 2006)

A test of quantitative-relational aptitudes : Review, characteristics and developmental changes

Žebec, Mislav-Stjepan ; Dumbović, Ivana ; Zorec, Lea
Dani psihologije (14 ; 2004)