"ABUSE & NEGLECT: CHALLENGES FOR THERAPY, PREVENTION & JUSTICE"

 ESTD Conference Berne, Switzerland: November (8) 9 - 11, 2017






Call for abstracts open until March 31, 2017


Instructions for abstract submissions:

1. 

Abstracts need to be submitted in English. Presentation language can be English, German or French.

2.

There is no limitation regarding the number of abstracts submitted by an individual author.

3.

Please pay attention to a clear, correct, and unambiguous English language, as there will be no subsequent copyediting. The abstract will be published exactly as submitted. Abstracts with unclear, incorrect, or ambiguous text may be returned for revision or rejected.

4.

Your contribution can be presented in one of the following presentation forms:


Workshop - 75 min. presentation including discussion
Instructional session that aims to help participants increase their understanding and skill in a particular area of interest. Such sessions may include active involvement of the audience.


Symposium - 3 x 20 min. presentation + 5 min. discussion
Session that includes a group of 3-4 sequential presentations, each related to the overall theme of the symposium. Submissions includes a brief outline of the overall submission topic, along with separate submissions of the component parts of the symposium. In symposia, where there are fewer than 4 presenters, the program chairs may add a single paper submission addressing a similar theme.
You will receive a symposium id during the submission process, which connects the single paper submissions of your fellow authors with this symposium. Please make sure, that all of the connected single paper authors receive this symposium id. 


Single paper, connected to a symposium - 20 min. presentation
An individual presentation that is part of a symposium. Please make sure that you have the id of the symposium, to which this presentation belongs. The requirements and procedures for this presentation form are the same as for the "single paper" presentation form. 


Single paper - 20 min. presentation + 5 min. discussion
Individual presentation on a topic related to traumatic stress and/or dissociation, child maltreatment, sexual abuse and neglect, from the point of view of therapy, justice, child protection and prevention, which may or may not include original research data. 


Poster
Individual presentation in a poster format on a topic related to traumatic stress and/or dissociation, which may or may not include original research data. 

5.

The abstract text body is limited to 250 words. The abstract title should be informative and as brief as possible. 

6.

Standard abbreviations are accepted in the text. Unusual abbreviations must be explained in brackets when the word first appears. Do not use abbreviations in the title.

7. 

The decision of the Scientific Committee will be communicated to the corresponding author not later than June 30, 2017. Presentation details will be provided at acceptance of the abstract. 

8.

The Scientific Committee decides whether an abstract is accepted. They may assign the abstract to a different presentation type than requested by the author(s). 

9.

The decision of the Scientific Committee will be communicated to the corresponding author not later than June 30, 2017. Presentation details will be provided at acceptance of the abstract. 

10. 

Attending authors, whose abstracts are accepted for presentation, must register for the congress and pay the registration fee. 

If the abstract has been submitted successfully, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact the organiser.

In case of questions or problems concerning the structure, content, organisation or English translation of your abstract submission, please contact Dr. Christoph Müller-Pfeiffer (christoph.mueller-pfeiffer@access.uzh.ch).

If you encounter any errors or have technical problems with the submission of your abstract, please contact Marco Grüter (marco.grueter@medworld.ch). 


Click here to submit your abstract online



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