Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed. Thank you for submitting your abstract

Abstract Format:

The presentation title, names and affiliations should be provided as it should appear on the website and in the program. Please indicate if you would like to present this submission as an oral session as a few posters may be highlighted as 15-minute oral sessions with 5-minute Q&A.

Abstracts should include:

  • Purpose: Present main research questions, hypothesis, reasons for undertaking the investigation
  • Methods: Include descriptions of participants, procedures, instrumentation, data analysis, or the equivalent
  • Results: Results presented in the poster can be preliminary, incomplete (in process of data collection), and can include anticipated or speculated results
  • Implications: Clearly present the “take home messages” from your investigation as it relates to mental health and developmental disabilities in Canada. Keep in mind the conference objectives (see Advance Notice)
  • References: Include approximately three-five references on which the current work has been based on
  • 2-4 learning objectives


  • H-Brain: Health: Brain
  • H-Body: Health: Body
  • HMH: Health: Mental Health
  • APA: Administrative, Policy, Practice, Advocacy incl. Respite, Cultural & Wellbeing