Call for Abstracts

The Organising Committee for the Childhood Trauma Conference 2020 is inviting you to submit an abstract for consideration for inclusion in the Conference program.

The abstracts can be research, practice or policy focussed. Accepted abstracts will be presented in thematic sessions on Wednesday, 5 August 2020.

Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be submitted by midnight on Monday, 23 December 2019 (Australian Eastern Summer Time).
  • The abstract word limit is 250 words not including abstract title, authors or institute.
  • Authors are allowed to submit and present one abstract only
  • Each accepted abstract will be allocated 30 minutes only. No extensions on presentation time will be provided
  • Abstract notifications will be sent by February 2020. It is a mandatory requirement of the Conference that all presenting authors are registered to attend the Conference.

Abstract Themes

  • Child protection and trauma
  • Working with traumatized infants
  • Working with traumatized children
  • Working with traumatized young people
  • Working with traumatised adults
  • Trauma informed practice in supporting families
  • Trauma informed therapeutic out of home care
  • Trauma informed practice in schools
  • Trauma informed approaches to kinship care
  • Trauma informed practice with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families
  • Trauma informed practice in youth justice

For any queries regarding your abstract submission please contact the Conference Organisers via or 1300 792 466.

Contact Us

Conference Organisers
ICMS Pty Ltd
PO Box 170
Hawthorn VIC 3122
P: 1300 792 466

Organized with ICMS Pty Ltd