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Psychosocial Rehabilitation/Réadaptation Psychosociale Canada

2011 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Enhancing Recovery:

Family, Culture and Community

 

Membertou Trade and Convention Centre

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

September 26-29th, 2011

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The  planning committee invites you to submit a proposal for presentation at the national conference in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Enhancing Recovery: Family, Culture and Community scheduled for September 26th-29th, 2011 at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre.

Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1, 2011
Results Notification: March 1, 2011

The conference committee is seeking abstracts from individuals or agencies who can contribute knowledge, share expertise and creative avenues of “Enhancing Recovery: Family, Culture and Community”. Submissions from a variety of perspectives are encouraged as the conference organizers are committed to ensuring that the program reflects a range of themes and perspectives.


Conference Streams
The following prescribed streams for the conference and submissions related to Family, Culture and Community are welcomed:

 

• PSR and Recovery competencies
• Innovative services and strategies
• Peer Support Practices
• Leadership / Management Best Practices
• Research and/or evaluation
• Individuals with lived experience and/or Programs
• Families with lived experience and/or Family Oriented Programs

PSR/RPS Canada is planning a limited number of 60 minute presentations for one time concurrent time slot and the remainder of the concurrent sessions will be 90 minute.

All presentations must be interactive. They must include skill building and engagement activities for the participants. The interactive part of the abstract application must be provided for review by the abstract team. Question and Answer sessions must be built into the presentations.

Please choose the theme that relates to your submission
Psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery competencies
Innovative services and strategies
Peer Support Practices
Leadership / Management Best Practices
Research and/or evaluation
Individuals with lived experience and/or Programs
Families with lived experience and/or Family Oriented Programs

About You
Please provide names as you would like them to appear in the conference program
Presenter Name:

Presentation Title:

Affiliation:

Mailing Address (street, town, province, postal code)

Phone:

Alternate Phone: (cell, home, business):

Preferred Email:

Your Biography and Abstract

Please include below the biography of each presenter (50 words)

Please include below a suitable abstract for inclusion in the conference program (50 words)

Your Submission
The Presenter may submit multiple abstracts for the conference. One submission for each presentation.
Title of your Presentation

Purpose of your Presentation:

Educational Objectives:

Summary of Content

Presentation Methods

Notes
All submissions will be evaluated using the following criteria:
  • Relevance to the conference theme
  • Clarity and coherence of submission
  • Contribution to the knowledge and practice of psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery
  • Relevance and utility to participants
  • Evidence that submission will encourage interaction among conference participants
  • Consistency with the values of psychosocial rehabilitation

ACCEPTANCE AS PRESENTER

Please note:

  • Presenters will be asked to submit an electronic version of their presentation which will be posted on the conference website
  • Presenters are responsible for providing written material to conference participants 
  • Presenters will be provided with a designated time to present by the conference committee
  • Presenters must register and pay for the full 3 day conference. Honoraria and travel reimbursement is not available
  • Bursaries may be available for presenter(s) with lived experience

Thank you!  We look forward to seeing you in Cape Breton in 2011!