The 2022 Comprehensive Moral Injury Conference, hosted by the Moral Injury Support Network for Servicewomen, Inc., will take place in the afternoons of June 7-9. We are currently seeking proposals for research papers, practitioner presentations, workshops and panels in one of six focus areas: Military, First Responders, Women Veterans and Servicewomen, Healthcare Providers, Chaplains/Faith Leaders, and Equality & Social Justice.
Complete and submit the form below. The deadline for submissions is March 18th. We will notify you by April 1st if your presentation has been selected.
Proposal Type Explanations
- Research paper presentations are approximately 30 minutes long and provide information on methods, data, and implications of recent research projects that are in process or have been completed.
- Practitioner presentations are approximately 30 minutes long in which presenters explain programs, resources, or events they are using to help moral injury survivors or offer ideas for future programs related to one or more of the focus areas.
- Workshops are up to an hour long. Workshops are similar to practitioner presentations but require attendees to participate in practical exercises and include extensive Q&A periods.
- Panels are 30-45 minutes long and include four or more panelists who respond to questions or prompts by a facilitator. The panel must provide its own facilitator.
Focus Area Explanations
- Military: MI in uniformed service members, including active duty, reserve, National Guard and retired or discharged veterans. Also includes families of military personnel.
- First Responders: MI in law enforcement officers, EMTs, firefighters, etc. Also includes families of first responders.
- Women Veterans and Servicewomen: This category is for presentations with an emphasis on MI in uniformed service members and first responders who self-identify as women.
- Healthcare Providers: includes MI in service providers or healthcare settings.
- Chaplains/Faith Leaders: includes MI in chaplains/faith leaders or spiritual interventions for moral injury.
- Equality and Social Justice: MI related to racism, sexism, homophobia, ageism, and other sorts of discrimination.
If your presentation belongs in more than one focus area, pick the one that seems the most appropriate. We realize that these are broad, imprecise categories.
If your presentation is accepted, you will pay only $50 to attend the entire conference and receive the full benefits, including admission to all conference events, access to all video recordings and transcripts, free copies of all handouts and brochures, and free membership to Dialogue, the online network for survivors, researchers and support providers of people affected by moral injury. You will also receive an opportunity to include your presentation in our book, Moral Injury Research, Discussions, and Support Methods, which will be published on Amazon.
For questions about this conference or form, contact Dr. Daniel Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 910-701-0306.