Paper submission

General information

Original research can be presented, including group studies aimed at experimental evaluations of a clinical prevention or treatment intervention; correlational or predictive cross-sectional studies aimed at analyzing the relationship among variables of clinical interest, and validation studies of psychological tools; case studies, such as those that display a single-case design of an intervention carried out on a child-adolescent sample; and literature revisions and researches focused on different areas related to psychopathology, evaluation and psychological treatment of children and adolescents.

Abstracts can be submitted in any of the official conference languages (Spanish and English, English being the suggested language).
Proposals for tables of communications, oral communications and posters formats may be submitted to through the electronic platform. You will have to select the modality of presentation, although the scientific committee reserves the acceptance conditioned to changes of modality. The authors who want to participate in the awards (only available for poster modality), have to meet the requirements for specific category (young researcher, professional and international). The organization may request documentation to prove you meet the requirements. Abstracts must be original works that have not been published or accepted for presentation elsewhere. 

 

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission: Beginning January 27, 2017
  • First wave of acceptance of abstracts: April 3, 2017
  • Deadline abstract submission: June 16, 2017  
  • Deadline acceptance of abstracts: July 25, 2017
  • End registration reduced fee: July 23, 2017

We would like to remind you that a certificate of presentation (oral communication and/or poster) is only given to the oral communications and posters presented during the congress (1 copy for each work will be delivered). 

 

Topics:

Work focused on child and adolescent populations addressing aspects of psychopathology, evaluation, psychological treatment in clinical and health areas will be accepted. The work may be on the following topics: psychological evaluation, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, behavioral problems, addictions, sexual abuse, eating disorders, autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, sexual health, violence, behavior risk, new approaches and prevention and promotion of mental health.

 

Modalities of participation:

1) SYMPOSIA

Symposia will be composed of four 10-min oral communications, each presented by different authors. The session will last 50 minutes. The table proposal will be submitted through the platform of work submission, and will consist of a general abstract of the table and the abstracts of the four oral communications. The length of each abstract must be between 250 and 300 words. All authors must be registered in the submission platform. Abstracts need to be structured in the following way: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Please do not include the name of sections (Background, Objectives…). Only abstracts submitted with written results or data and definitive conclusions will be accepted. Abstract submissions indicating that “results will be presented” will not be eligible for acceptance. The submission form will state the name of the corresponding author. The corresponding author must be registered in the congress at the moment of final acceptance. Each registered author may submit up to three abstracts, and may sign a maximum of 5 abstracts.

2) SINGLE ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

Abstracts for the proposal of free communications will be submitted by the submission form. The length of each abstract must be between 250 and 300 words. All authors of the paper must be registered in the submission system. Abstracts needs to be structured in the following way: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Please do not include the name of sections (Background, Objectives…). Only abstracts submitted with written results or data and definitive conclusions will be accepted. The corresponding author must be registered in the congress at the moment of final acceptance. The submission form will state the name of the author submitting it. Each registered author may submit up to three abstracts, and may sign a maximum of 5 abstracts.

3) POSTERS

Abstracts for the proposal of communications in poster format will be submitted by the submission form. At least the author presenting the work must be registered in the congress at the moment of final acceptance. The submission form will state the name of the corresponding author. All authors of the work must be registered in the submission system. Abstracts will be submitted using the submission form, with a length between 250 and 300 words.

Abstracts need to be structured in the following way: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Please do not include the name of sections (Background, Objectives…). Only abstracts submitted with written results or data and definitive conclusions will be accepted.

Each registered author may submit up to three abstracts, and may sign a maximum of 5 abstracts.

Posters will be uploaded in the web platform of the congress in open format and during the congress through digital screens. Once accepted, the authors will send the posters in "jpg" format before the deadline and following the instructions that will be announced. Attendees will be able to visit the posters by topic, author or keywords, send by email those they consider interesting and vote for their favorite poster (one vote per attendee). The most voted poster will receive the Audience Award consisting of a free registration for the 2018 edition, which will be delivered at the end of the congress.

A jury will make a pre-selection of the posters presented according to originality and quality criteria of the study. The finalist will present their work in a 10-minute oral presentation.

 

General abstract guidelines:

To present a work, at least the corresponding author must be registered to the Congress at the time of work acceptance.

The name of presenting author will be indicated in the submission form.

The title should always be written in capital letters.

The authors should be indicated by surname and first name initials.

The abstracts for the oral presentations as well as for the posters will be submitted via the submission form. The length of the abstract must be between 250 and 300 words.

Abstracts must be structured in the following parts: Background, Objectives, Method, Results, and Conclusions. Please do not include the name of sections (Background, Objectives…). Only abstracts submitted with written results or data and definitive conclusions will be accepted. Abstract submissions indicating that “results will be presented” will not be eligible for acceptance.

Each registered author may submit up to three abstracts, and may be co-author in a maximum of 5 abstracts.

Posters will be presented exclusively through digital displays during the congress. Once the posters are accepted, the authors will submit the posters as a picture (only JPG files are accepted) following the instructions and before the deadline that will be announced. Attenders to the congress may consult the posters by topic, author or keywords. They can send them the posters they consider interesting via email, even vote for their favorite poster (one vote per attender). The most voted poster will get a free registration for the 2018 edition, and it will be delivered at the end of the congress. All posters will be available at the congress website.

 

 

Book of abstracts:

The complete congress book (with ISBN), edited by Pirámide (Pyramid) Editions will be available online in advance and printed copies will be given with the delegate´s materials. You can access to the 2016, 2015, and 2014 editions of the congress here.

 

Awards:

The poster presentation format can be eligible for award. A jury will select the ten best posters presented taking into account criterion of originality and the quality of the study. The finalist will present their work in a 10-minute oral presentation. The following awards will be announced:

EDICIONES PIRÁMIDE Award for young researcher. In this category, young researchers (PhD students and post-doctoral investigators) under 30 years old may participate. The study must consist of an original research (see section “General information”). The young researcher must be the primary signatory of the study and the author responsible for its presentation. The author must attach a letter of recommendation from the supervisor to endorse the work. The award will consist of €300 prize.

Award for the best applied research. In this category, any professional involved in child and adolescent psychology may participate, and must be accredited. The study must consist of a presentation of a case study or group treatment in any work context (clinical, educational, social, etc.). The author must attach a letter from the director or supervisor of the clinical center in which he/she authorizes to present the work. If the author is freelance, it must be mentioned in an explanatory letter. The award will consist of €300 prize.

Award for the best international research. In this category, any researcher that works in an academic or research institute, located in any country other than Spain may participate. The research must consist of an original study (see section “General information”). The award will consist of €300 prize.

Audience Award. The poster most voted by the attendees (using their personal code), will get a free registration for the 2018 edition, which will be delivered at the end of the congress.

Finals will receive an accredited certificate.  For the reception of award, the presence of the authors of the awarded posters in the closing ceremony will be required. 

 

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