Call For Papers

Call for Papers Open: Wednesday, 7 February 2024
Call for Papers Close: Friday, 8 March 2024

An exciting opportunity is available to provide papers for the 2024 Direct Support Workers (DSW) Conference.

The industry leading Direct Support Workers Conference will be held on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 July at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The theme ‘Learn Lead Deliver’ shapes an inspiring program, valuable networking opportunities, educational workshops, and insightful discussions geared to inspire and challenge support workers.

Submissions should be practical in their delivery, catering for a workforce who are busy, down to earth, and highly customer focused. Suggested topics may include:
• Integrating evidence into practice
• Facilitating consumer choice and control
• Learning and developing
• Career planning
• Operational leadership and management
• Person and family centred practice
• Direct Support Worker as advocate and mentor
• Active support
• Diversity and inclusion
• Integrity in professional practice.

Sole providers, students, people with lived experience, and provider agencies are invited to submit a 300 word abstract to the selection panel by 5pm on Friday, 8 March 2024. 

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