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Submissions for the Trauma Aware Schooling 2019 Conference are now closed.

We are accepting submissions of:

  • Abstracts for Research Paper presentations (20-25 minutes presentation time)
  • Summary of Workshop Proposal (50-55 minutes presentation time)
  • Poster presentations

Conference Themes

  • The impact of complex trauma
  • Trauma aware classrooms
  • Trauma aware schools
  • Specific populations and trauma
  • Interventions and initiatives
  • Resilience
  • Early Childhood Practices
  • Schooling in Indigenous Communities
  • Pre-service Teacher Education
  • Alternative Education Options
  • Other

Please use the applicable template for your preferred submission type.

Research Paper Presentations

Please click here for the abstract template, please be sure to upload your abstract as in a .doc or .docx format.


Workshop Proposals

Please click here for the workshop proposal template, please be sure to upload your abstract as in a .doc or .docx format.


Poster Presentation

Please click here for the poster presentation overview template, please be sure to upload your submission as in a .doc or .docx format.



When submitting, please ensure you have all of the necessary information:

  • Co-Authors Names & Affiliations
  • Abstract Theme
  • Presenting Author’s biography
  • Submission in word format only


Submissions close 8 March 2019.

Abstract submission instructions:

  • Authors should prepare abstracts in line with the conference themes, and with the review criteria in mind
  • Abstract narrative must be clear and concise, and checked for correctness of spelling and grammar in advance of submission
  • Each submission must nominate one author as the presenter both within the submission system and by underlining the presenter’s name within the abstract
  • Abstracts must be submitted in Microsoft Word format, following the appropriate Research Paper Template or Workshop Proposal Template
  • Please rename the abstract submission file to the presenting author’s surname, prior to upload. E.g. ‘Smith.doc’.

If you have any questions regarding the conference submission process traumaconf@qut.edu.au or call 3138 5268

Presentation Guidelines

Accepted research presentations will be allocated 20 -25 minutes presentation time, including 5 minute question time.

Accepted workshops will be allocated 50-55 minutes presentation time, including 5 minute question time.

Accepted posters should be printed in portrait orientation on A0 size (841mm wide x 1189mm high) paper. Pins to display the posters on poster boards will be provided by the Conference Organisers. Presenters may opt to present a poster using several smaller sized papers, but they will still be limited to display space equivalent to that of a portrait orientation A0 sheet. Should you have another idea in mind please email us at traumaconf@qut.edu.au.

Please note: All accepted submissions must have at least one author registered to attend the conference.

Some workshops may be run twice to allow delegates to attend multiple workshops.