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Multidisciplinary Teams:

The Place for Mental Health in the Inter-professional World

May 15, 2015

Loyola University, Water Tower Campus, Chicago, IL

Keynote: Dr. Jill Gardner

“Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision:  Building a Professional Self through Empathic Intervention”​

Morning: 3 hour Keynote Workshop (3 CE’s)

Afternoon: Presentations (1 CE) and Poster Session

We are seeking submissions that highlight successful or innovative approaches in clinical supervision and training. Proposals may address, but are not limited to, the following topics.  

  • Preparation for Careers in Primary Care Settings
  • Trainees’ Roles in Multi-disciplinary Treatment Teams
  • Psychological Intervention & Assessment in Medical Settings
  • Impact of the Affordable Healthcare Act
  • Professional Identity Development
  • Ethics


Types of Submissions

Interactive Sessions: In a typical 60-minute session, a facilitator introduces the topic and sets up a context for subsequent discussions and interactions among participants.

Symposia: In a typical 60-minute symposium, three or four presentations are given around a common theme. If you are proposing a symposia, you must clearly indicate the titles and contents of each presentation (including the names of the other presenters), but submit only one program abstract that integrates the theme of the multiple presentations within the session. A chair for the symposium must be named on the application. No individual paper proposals for symposium presentations are accepted.

Guidelines for Proposals

All proposals should include:

1. Contact information for the presenters (email, phone number, place of employment/affiliation, position title)

2. Abstract (50 to 100 words) including title of the proposed presentation

3. 3-4 Learning Objectives

Objectives: Based on this program, participants will be able to…(Please include 3-5 objectives-click on the following link for more information on writing objectives )

• Submitters will be notified by email upon receipt of their proposal.

• Accepted submissions will award Continuing Education credits (CEs), and thus, current CV’s for all presenters will need to be included. Individual authors may be contacted to provide additional information.

• Submission outcomes will be sent via email by the last week of April 2015.

Additional Information

Presenters should bring a USB drive or their own laptop (those with Mac laptops should bring the appropriate adaptor to connect to the LCD projector). LCD projectors for power point presentations will be provided. Requests for additional AV equipment will be addressed after the final selection of presenters has been decided.


Visit the ACEPT website at for more information. For all other questions regarding the 2015 ACEPT Conference, please email Dr. Kelli Johnson at or Dr. Mary Grigar at

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