2023 Comprehensive Moral Injury Conference (CMIC)

This is the premier moral injury conference and continuing education event in the world! Thought leaders and researchers in the fields of psychology, chaplaincy, social work, public health, and others will gather in Atlanta, GA for this top-notch event!

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Who is this conference for?

Are you a psychologist, social worker, licensed professional counselor, nurse, public health practitioner, or chaplain? The 2023 Comprehensive Moral Injury Conference (CMIC) will help bridge the gap in knowledge by presenting introductory and intermediate level instruction on MI research, assessment tools, and interventions being used by thought leaders and practitioners. This conference takes a holistic, collaborative approach to MI. Regardless of where clinicians, chaplains, and therapists work, they are likely to encounter a person with MI and should understand how to identify it, as well as help the person or get them the care they need. 

What is moral injury?

Moral Injury is a condition being talked about with more frequency. In 2009, it was Brett Litz who brought this condition to the forefront. He described moral injury as involving acts of transgression that create dissonance and conflict because it violates assumptions and beliefs about what is right and wrong and personal goodness. Moral injury is a syndrome that often occurs in the setting of trauma, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but MI is distinct and separate from PTSD” (Dr. Harold Koenig, Select Proceedings Book from the 2020 Women Veterans Military Moral Injury Conference).

Warfare, violent uprisings, COVID-19, and social justice issues have wreaked havoc on people’s souls and emotional health. Many are feeling morally injured and it is chaplains and faith leaders, psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, doctors, and nurses who are standing in the gap and treating these injured people. In the process, many of these care providers are also experiencing moral injury.

Up to 12 continuing education hours

The 2023 Comprehensive Moral Injury Conference (CMIC) will provide in-depth information from experts on moral injury and may be worth up to 12 hours of continuing education credit.

Presentations will cover ways to identify and assess morally injured people, ideas for treating this condition, and the latest in research.

Location and dates

The conference will take place June 6-8, 2023 at the Hilton Peachtree City Atlanta Hotel and Conference Center. This will be a hybrid event with all main presentations live streamed for those who cannot attend in person.

After you register for the conference, you can reserve your hotel room by clicking on this link: Room Booking, or call 1-800-Hiltons (1-800-445-8667), use booking code MISN. The room rate is $149/night.


Attend in person, network with other professionals, and interact with sponsors to get the full benefits of the conference. Individual tickets are $300, but if you purchase before February 1st, you get the Early Bird price of $250. The group rate (3 or more registrants) is $250. First 50 registrants receive a $30 voucher for transportation from or to Atlanta airport (voucher is good for travel between June 5th and 9th, 2022).

Or, you can save money on flights and lodging by attending the conference virtually, seeing the presentations on Zoom and receiving continuing education credit. The price for an individual virtual ticket is $350, but the Early Bird price is $300. The group rate is also $300.

To register, click on one of these links:

Are you a thought leader in the moral injury field?

Have you published an article/book, given a presentation, or conducted research on moral injury, moral conflict, burnout, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and similar problems? Are you a doctoral or PhD level professor, practitioner or researcher? Are you eager to get your work in front of professionals from around the world? If so, we want you to submit a proposal to present at our conference.

Those that are selected to be presenters will receive free admission to the conference (a $300 value) and the opportunity to publish their work in our annual Moral Injury Research, Discussions, and Support Methods volume.

To submit your proposal, go to: Proposal Submission Page.

Points of Contact

For questions about registering, contact Andrea Eubanks, Director of Operations at aeubanks@chaplainconsultants.com.

For other questions about the conference, contact Dr. Daniel L. Roberts at droberts@chaplainconsultants.com or 910-701-0306.

Sponsors are incredibly important to any conference. The 2023 CMIC is the premier moral injury conference in the U.S.! Sponsoring organizations will place their products and services in front of hundreds of medical doctors, psychologists, social workers, nurses, chaplains, and licensed counselors. We offer multiple levels of sponsorship:

Gold: $10,000

As a Gold Sponsor, you receive the following benefits:

  • “Presented by” rights, e.g. 2023 Comprehensive Moral Injury Conference presented by [company name]
  • Sponsored lunch: 1.5 hour buffet service, sponsor can use this time to make a presentation or do an activity with the lunch group, handout promotional materials, etc.
  • Official recognition during event opening and closing remarks.
  • Brand promotion on conference bags.
  • Full page colored ad in program book.
  • Logo and ad on web page and social media sites.
  • Booth space at conference.
  • 2 tickets to attend all conference events.

Silver: $3,000

As a Silver Sponsor, you receive the following benefits:

  • Full page colored ad in program book.
  • Logo and ad on web page and social media sites.
  • Printed brochure insert in participant package.
  • Booth space at conference.
  • 2 tickets to attend all conference events.

Bronze: $1,500

Bronze Sponsors receive the following benefits:

  • Half page colored ad in program book.
  • Logo and ad on web page and social media sites.
  • Booth space at conference.
  • 2 tickets to attend all conference events.

Advertiser: $1,000

  • Printed brochure insert in participant package.
  • 1/2 page color ad in program book.
  • Logo on webpage and social media sites.

Student Scholarship: $750

You can sponsor a student in the medical, psychological, social work, nursing, counseling, or chaplain field.

  • Pays for the registration and hotel room for a student in the field of psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, counseling, or chaplaincy (sponsor’s choice).
  • Sponsor receives name, address, phone number, and email of student.
  • Sponsor provides scholarship packet for student – could include brochures, swag, books, etc. Student will receive scholarship packet when signing in to conference.

To invest in this conference as a sponsor, go to: Sponsor Registration.

Your support is greatly appreciated

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