Call for Papers - 2018 Conference

69th Annual Workshops & Scientific Program

Hypnosis in Integrated/Integrative Healthcare: Collaborative, Connected and Creative Approaches
October 10-14, 2018
Embassy Suites by Hilton Convention Center Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Introductory, Skills and Advanced Workshops plus Scientific Session
Registration will open in June 2018.

#SCEH 2018

Deadline: March 15, 2018

This year's theme, Hypnosis in Integrated/Integrative Healthcare: Collaborative, Connected and Creative Approaches, puts a focus on today's healthcare landscape and how hypnosis can play a larger role in patient care and positive treatment outcomes. Our 2018 conference will feature keynotes, symposia, and workshops that illustrate this theme, as well as scientific presentations on the Evidence-Base of Medical Hypnosis.

Please review this page in its entirety before submitting a proposal.  Thank you.

Preparing Your Proposal for Submission

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To submit a proposal, please use the links to the appropriate online form below.

Call for Advanced Workshops

The Advanced Workshops take place Wednesday through Friday, and are offered in full, half and quarter day formats.

We invite workshops addressing our conference theme and/or covering major themes in hypnosis. By tradition, SCEH workshops are scientifically-based and of the highest teaching quality. Please be sure to include demonstrations and practice sessions in your proposal wherever possible. Our attendees frequently ask for more hands practice opportunities and we consider experiential components an important part of our workshops.

Pre-submission inquiries can be sent to the Advanced Workshop Chairs:  

  • Ciara Christensen, PhD
    christec@slhs.org
  • David Reid, PsyD
    dreid@drdavidreid.com

Please complete our online form to submit your proposal. 


Submit an Advanced Workshop Proposal

Call for Scientific Presentations and Posters

The Scientific Program will run throughout the conference with keynotes on Wednesday through Friday, and symposia, panels and presentations from Friday through Sunday.

We invite researchers and clinicians to submit proposals addressing empirical issues in the science of hypnosis and related topics which address our conference theme and/or cover major themes in hypnosis and related areas which broaden our understanding of hypnosis. Aside from empirical work, we also invite the submission of abstracts of rigorously conducted case studies, case series, and critical reviews.

Presentation Formats

The Scientific Program features research presentations, symposia, panels and posters focused on empirical issues in hypnosis research and practice and related areas. The SCEH Scientific Program provides a unique venue for presenting and integrating rigorous data-based findings in an atmosphere conducive to constructive criticism and debate.

  • Research Presentations shine the light on novel empirically-based findings, including experimental studies, case reports, clinical trials, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews.
  • Symposia and Panels bring together top notch researchers as they critically discuss empirical findings pertaining to a specific theme of relevance to the hypnosis community. Many of these sessions integrate research and practice or draw upon research in psychology, psychiatry, or neuroscience to highlight issues that improve our understanding of hypnosis.
  • Posters provide another glimpse into the latest research in the field.  See more information on posters below.
Poster Submissions

We invite researchers and clinicians to submit posters addressing our conference theme and/or exploring empirical issues in the science of hypnosis and related topics, including suggestibility, placebo effects, and contemplative practice. Presenting a poster at the SCEH Scientific Session is an excellent opportunity to present fully completed research studies or clinical case studies, pilot studies as well as preliminary research. The submission should clearly specify that the submission is for a poster presentation.

The SCEH meeting provides a unique venue for presenting and integrating rigorous data-based findings in an atmosphere conducive to constructive criticism and debate. Poster presentations allow authors to concisely present a case report or data that can be easily grasped in this format. Poster presentations often permit more discussion between presenters and attendees and may be especially advantageous for students, clinicians, and new investigators. Poster presenters can gain valuable feedback from leading clinicians and researchers in the hypnosis field, both in group and one on one discussions.  Poster presenters also gain experience in the poster format and a forum to expand their professional relationships.

The Poster session takes place on Saturday evening, prior to our annual banquet.  Authors will be expected to stand by their poster and be prepared to answer questions about its content during the poster session.

Pre-submission inquiries can be sent to the Scientific Program Chairs:  

  • Zoltan Kekecs, PhD
    Email: kekecs.zoltan@gmail.com
  • Shelagh Freedman, PhD candidate
    Email:  shelaghfreedman@gmail.com

Please complete our online form to submit your proposal. 

Submit a Scientific Presentation or Poster

 

Registration and Presenter Fees

All presenters are eligible for a reduced presenter registration fee of $400.  (Note deadlines apply.)

We view the presentation of workshops and papers at SCEH as both a service and an honor. All presenters must pay the registration fee even if they attend no workshops other than their own.

Registration fees allow presenters to take additional workshops, attend the Scientific Program and receive continuing education credits in accordance with their professional board. The fees also help the Society to cover necessary conference expenses.

 

 

 

 

 

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