Abstracts Submission Form 

 

Please, submit your POSTER abstract before or by the 1st of August 2014 

* required

  

Format*:

Poster presentation for display throughout the conference event
 

  

Title* (max length of 15 words, do NOT use all capitals)
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Keywords of the presentation*

  

Perspective*:

Practice

Research

Education and Training

Organisational

Policy

Guidance

  

Subtheme

  

Subtheme: Main Focus is on*:

“Safety” as a proactive process of implementing effective preventive measures.

Evidence of threats to safety including:

  • Physical aggression / violence
  • Psychological aggression / violence
  • Verbal aggression / violence
  • Sexual intimidation / harassment
  • Horizontal / lateral aggression / violence
  • Financial abuse
     

Strategies which enhance cultures of safety including:

  • Local service based strategies
  • Organisational based strategies
  • Regional strategies
  • National strategies
  • International strategies
     

Examples of initiatives which have enhanced cultures of safety including:

  • Education and training
  • Aggression and violence minimisation initiatives
  • Quality safety and risk reduction initiatives
  • Policy / guidance on best practice initiatives

  

“Security” as objective actions which ensure protection from harm, and subjective experiences of all individuals feeling from apprehension and fear.

Evidence of threats to security including:

  • Physical impacts of aggression / violence
  • Psychological impacts of aggression / violence
  • Financial impacts of aggression / violence
  • Organisational impacts of aggression / violence
  • Environmental impacts of aggression / violence
  • Service impacts of aggression / violence
     

Strategies which enhance cultures of security including:

  • Local service based strategies
  • Organisational based strategies
  • Regional strategies
  • National strategies
  • International strategies
     

Examples of initiatives which enhanced cultures of security including:

  • Creating aggression and violence minimizing cultures
  • Trauma informed care & services
  • Minimisation & reduction of seclusion, restraint and coercive measures
  • Support of personnel affected by aggression and violence

  

“Wellbeing” as all aspects of wellbeing necessary for health care and social services staff to work in ways which are satisfying and meaningful, providing care and services within a framework of meaningful relatedness and connections to others.

Examples of initiatives which promote and preserve wellness in environments of potential aggression and violence including:

  • Initiatives which promote, preserve and enhance physical health and wellbeing
  • Initiatives which promote, preserve and enhance psychological health and wellbeing
  • Initiatives which create healthy environments of work
  • Initiatives to create healthy organisations

  

“All” recognition that aggression and violence impacts all, and that both providers and recipients of care and social services share the right to, and responsibility for safety, security and wellbeing.

Examples of collaborative working toward aggression and violence free environments including:

  • Examples of partnership working toward aggression and violence minimisation
  • Engaging with service users in seeking solutions to aggression / violence
  • Professional, legal and ethical considerations of aggression / violence
  • The debate of ‘zero tolerance’
  • Achieving a balance between the rights and responsibilities of all
     

Other subtheme or main focus, but related the main theme of the conference

  

Abstract

  

Abstract*: (max length 3200 characters, do NOT use all capitals)

  • Background & Context: Give a brief context for the work being presented
  • Methodology: How was the work attempted / accomplished / achieved
  • Findings: Briefly describe the key findings of the work being presented
  • Implications for practice, research, education & training, organisation / management, policy and guidance: How might your work inform similar initiatives in broader health service and/or geographical contexts ?

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Learning Objectives: What are the key messages of your presentation?

  

Author(s)

  

Author 1

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Affiliation/Institution*:

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Author 2

First Name

Family Name

 

Author 3

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Author 4

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Author 5

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Author 6

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Author 7

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Author 8

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Author 9

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I do hereby declare that acceptance of my abstract implies registration for the full conference, and acceptance of the final decision about method and allocation of presentation by the scientific committee, and that no further correspondence will be entered into. Also that the registration fees will be paid before September 2014, and that I’m responsible for registration, transportation and accommodations costs.

Note: Authors from C and D countries are invited to submit separately a request for financial support to travel (economy flight) to and to stay in Miami (4 nights accommodation) and to have their conference fee being waived and paid on request. However, they are responsible for any other costs, like visa, conference dinner and daily expenses. Granting such requests and the amount of the financial support is not guaranteed and depending on sufficient financial contributions of the supporting organizations.

Note: If your abstract is accepted for an oral / paper presentation or workshop you will be required to send a fuller version of your presentation with adequate reference to the literature by 15th of July 2014 for publication in the book of proceedings of the conference.

 

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