Instructions for submitting abstracts

  1. To submit your abstract, go to Submit Abstract
  2. You will need to create a username and password. To do this, click on ‘Create an Account’, and follow the instructions.
  3. Once you have created your account, you will be able to login.
  4. To submit a new abstract click on “+ New Abstract”.
  5. Topic. Select the one topic from the following list which best describes the focus or theme area of your presentation:


    · Mental health and cultural diversity
    · User and carer perspectives
    · Cultural perspectives and practice development
    · Transformational practice
    · Culturally appropriate assessments
    · Cultural appropriateness of interventions
    · Spirituality and mental health
    · Dementia and cultural perspectives
    · Service models
    · Global mental health narratives
    · Cultural and critical psychiatry
    · Culturally appropriate nursing care
    · Social works with diverse cultural communities
    · Disability and mental health
    · Volunteering and service perspectives
    · Mental health promotion
    · Cultural competency in practice
    · Education
    · Therapeutic perspectives
    · Family-centred approaches
    · Policy and service development
    · Service commissioning

  7. TIP – Write your abstract in a Word document. You can then either upload it or cut and paste into the fields for submission.
  8. Once you have completed your submission, if you have answered all the required questions, you will receive an email confirmation.
  9. If you are submitting more than one abstract, use the same login (username/password) for each abstract.

NOTE: If you encounter any technical difficulties in submitting your abstract, please email Dr Jonathan Coope at