6th Children’s Complementary Therapy Network Conference Saturday 18th May 2013 Birmingham Children’s Hospital Call for WORKSHOP abstracts Deadline: 30.06.12 This established conference will bring together a range of professionals interested in learning about and advancing the field of complementary therapies and integrated medicine in children. Delegates will include complementary therapists, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, OTs, researchers, teachers, service developers, etc. In addition to presentations, the conference programme will include workshops relevant to the field of complementary therapies and integrated medicine in children. You are invited to submit an abstract to be considered for a workshop. Your workshop will need to include elements of interaction / participation by the attendees, and ideally equip the delegates with new skills / ways of working / thinking that they can start to use in their own work. Examples of workshops to consider: about an integrated or complementary therapy service you have developed (e.g. hospital, hospice, community based services) highlighting any challenges and learning points. about a specific complementary therapy that you practice and, if relevant, demonstration of any therapeutic skills. We would anticipate 25-30 people attending each workshop. You will receive a 50% discount on the conference fee if your abstract is successful. Name Address Telephone Home Mobile E-mail 50 word summary of your talk Please indicate what will be included in your workshop by writing an abstract. This should briefly describe (max 500 words): Overview of your workshop Any demonstrations you plan to use How (if relevant) you plan to incorporate participation by the delegates How you plan to take into account safety considerations if planning to invite delegates to help in therapy demonstrations, and if planning to incorporate participation by delegates References to any relevant literature / research you will be citing in your workshop (we recognise that this may only be a preliminary list which you might further expand if your abstract is successful). Please give a short description (biography) about yourself, which will be printed in the speakers section of the conference programme: Deadline for Abstracts: 30.06.12 Successful applicants will be notified by 31.07.12 There will be a 50% discount on the conference fee for the successful abstracts. Please return applications to [email protected] (preferable) or post to: Dr Pankaj Shah, Freshwinds, Prospect Hall, 12 College Walk, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6LE, UK Enquiries: Dr Pankaj Shah Tel: +44 (0)121 415 6670 Please visit www.freshwinds.org.uk/cctn for more information about the Children’s Complementary Therapy Network.