Abstract Selection Criteria

  • Alignment of the submission with conference theme and emphases 
  • Clarity of purpose and goal(s) for proposed presentation
  • Relevance/significance of the topic for practice, education/pre-service training, research, or policy
  • Implications/actionable recommendations for behavioral health practice or policy
  • Appropriate methodology/rigor (as relevant)
  • Potential contribution to knowledge/applied work
  • Evidence of interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Overall quality of submission; effective communication regarding planned presentation

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