2nd International Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychology Congress

29-31 October 2021

Dear Mr/Mrs.

As you know our world are in fight with Covid-19 for months. While we are all trying to protect ourselves and our loved ones, we are trying to keep up with our new lifestyles.

At the point where our new lifestyle brings us, we deciced to take 2nd International Infant Child and Adolescent Congress on online platform on October 29th - 30th - 31st 2021.

In order to address all of our colleagues working in infant, children and adolescent psychology and psychiatry fields, we have kept the scope of the congress broad and set the theme of the congress as “Trauma”. The language of the congress will be Turkish and English. Turkish and Bulgarian translation will be provided.

Our objective is, in this ever-changing and evolving age, to study and discuss epidemics, diseases, natural disasters, migrations, wars, violence and abuse on the psychology of infants, children, and adolescents and also family relations that we have witnessed recently around the world via the extensive approaches of our field.

İstanbul Rumeli

Child Family Development and Education Foundation

Congress Heading



  • Childhood Traumas
  • Effects of Collective Trauma on Cildren
  • The Psychology of Refugees
  • The Psychology of Immigrants
  • Children in the Pandemic
  • Loss of Parents
  • The Birth Trauma
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Adopted Children
  • Children in Institutions
  • Earthquake Trauma
  • Flood Trauma
  • Parents and Children with Cancer
  • Seperation
  • Traumatic Effects of Divorce
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma
  • Children with Chronic Disease
  • Abandoned Children


General Chair

Hazım Tamer DODURKA, The Rector of Rumeli University

General Co-Chair

Elif Erol, President of Children Family Development and Education Foundation (ÇAGEV)

Regulatory Committee

Ercan Kocayörük
Elif Erol
Galina Shamonina
Krasimir Ivanov
Ömer Faruk Şimşek
Özge Buran Köse

Scientific Committee

Ariel Giaretto
Bianca Lechevalier
Ceylan Daş
Emre Konuk
Deniz Altınay
Ercan Kocayörük
Galina Shamonina
İrem Erdem Atak
Jeanne Magagna
Katherine McCarthy
Krasimir Ivanov
Neşe Karabekir
Ofeliya Kaneva
Ömer Faruk Şimşek
Rumen Stamatov
Piret Visnapuu-Bernadt
Ümran Korkmazlar
Z. Deniz Aktan