Dynamic Engagement:
Relational Connectedness Amidst the Many Faces of Change

Dates: October 20 – 24, 2021
Location: To Be Announced

To submit a successful proposal, you need to FIRST study the following PDF documents:

Theme Statement
Learning Objectives
Submission Instructions
  • Exactly as it will appear in the program brochure. Please try to have the title of the presentation relate to the theme of the overall program.
  • (person filling out this particular form)
  • Information for this Presenter


    Please fill out below with your information. If you have co-presenters, they will each need to fill this form out for themselves as well. Only one person needs to fill out the description and workshop specifics, but the other presenters will need to put "See Co-Presenter" in each blank area to get the program to allow you to submit. In other words, only one of you has to write the description. The others can write "See Co-presenter" in the blank for description and every other program blank like objectives, outline, etc.

  • This biography should include professional training as well as indicate your educational background, including your college and graduate degrees, licenses or certificates held, state(s) in which you practice, type of professional work you do, and any specialty training which is relevant to the nature of your presentation.
  • DESIGNATED presenter should answer the questions below.


    These questions cover the description of your workshop, the objectives, the AV needs, etc. EVERY presenter however must scroll to the end of the form and push SUBMIT.

  • A description of your Presentation as you would like it to appear in the Program Brochure. This Description should indicate what type of educational or learning experience the participants should anticipate having. Description must be limited to 50 words or less. Check your word count - must be 50 words or less to fit into brochure.
  • Learning objectives must be written in a particular format:

      A. What to describe:

      • DO describe something the PARTICIPANT will be able to do AFTER having attended your session.
      • DO NOT describe something that YOU will do DURING the session. That is a presenter goal, not a learning objective.

      B. How to describe it:

      • DO begin each with a verb that denotes an action that is observable or audible, such as: list, state, explain describe, differentiate, discuss, calculate, compare, contrast, choose, define, demonstrate, estimate, evaluate, locate, match, name, plan, predict, rank, recommend, select, summarize, write, etc.
      • DO NOT use verbs that denote something happening inside the participant’s head, such as: know, learn, appreciate, value, acquire, comprehend, be familiar with, recognize, understand, etc. You cannot see or hear someone do these things.
    If you can’t see or hear the participant perform the action (verb), choose a different verb.
  • At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to
  • Outline of Content/Agenda

    • A. Provide an outline, as shown below, (NOT a paragraph description) of the content of your presentation, specifying who is teaching each component (if more than one presenter) and how long each component is expected to take (in minutes).
    • B. Indicate which of your objectives is being addressed for each component.
    • C. If your presentation will include a “group process”, you are still expected to outline the expected flow and time elements of that process. Do not list “group process” and not include the details.
    Example for a 90-minute presentation with two speakers:
    • 1. Fight-or-flight responses and couples distancing: (Obj 1), (45 min), John Smith
      • A. The phenomenon of flooding
      • B. Lowering the intensity and increasing safety
      • C. Related research on effective and ineffective couples interventions
    • 2. Educating the couple (a case study) (Obj 1), (20 min), John Smith
      • A. Content vs. process
      • B. Mechanics of communications
    • 3. Assessment concerns related to this method (Obj 2), (25 min), Sarah Brown
      • A. Organizing presenting problems
      • B. Using family history
      • C. Organizing current stressors
  • Chairs in a circle? Chairs in rows? Another way?
  • Please list what audio visual equipment you require
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.