Closed - Call for Abstracts

Abstract Registration is now closed.

We would like to thank all those that submitted abstract papers, the Programme Committee will select prospective topics and speakers, and will contact those selected. 

We invite you to showcase your research and ideas at our DPS Conference 2016!

This conference has a broad application and will appeal to; mental health and psychosocial practitioners, researchers, emergency managers, first responders, military, journalists, and agencies involved in disaster response and recovery.

Submission of Abstracts:

The Conference Programme Committee is looking for abstracts of proposed presentations in all the below-mentioned topic areas. There is a maximum character count of 2000.

Subject areas: 

  • Psychosocial support for: First responder groups
  • Psychosocial support for: Impacted populations
  • Building a resilient workforce and providing organisational support
  • Disaster Psychosocial Management 

The call has been extended until October 26th 2015 08:00:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (US & Canada). The abstract submission portal is now closed.