Call For Papers

Multicap invites presentations, posters, workshops and video submissions for the 2023 Direct Support Workers Conference.  This two-day conference will focus on the personal and professional developmental opportunities for Direct Support Workers as they Learn, Lead and Deliver in their careers.

Submissions should be practical in their delivery, catering for a workforce who are busy, down to earth, and highly customer focused.  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 Thursday, 6 April 2023.  

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If you have an enquiry, please contact Simon Wardale or