Important Date

Abstract Submission: February 10, 2020, Conference Registration: February 14, 2020

  ABOUT INSTITUTE OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY  

The Institute of Clinical Psychology since its establishment has a distinguished status in the field of clinical psychology and research. The Institute’s high quality training, research and congenial environment ensures its position as the institute of choice for Pakistan’s high-caliber postmasters students.

  ABOUT CONFERENCE  

Mental Health Problems and Suicide Risk are rising alarmingly in Pakistan and worldwide. Contemplating World Mental Health Day’s theme for the year 2019-2020 “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”, Institute of Clinical Psychology (ICP) being one of the pioneer organization in Pakistan providing Mental Health Services and Training in Clinical Psychology has organized the International Conference on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (ICMHSP-2020): Challenges and Way Forward. This conference is the 3rd in a series of successful International Conferences organized by ICP, University of Karachi-Pakistan.

The prime objective of the conference is to provide a platform to health & mental health professionals, academicians, social scientists, students and community organizations across the globe to share evidence based research knowledge and expertise and build inter-professional collaboration in research, education and training in the field of mental health.

  IMPORTANT LINKS  

Topics of Interest for submission include

   MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION AND AWARENESS  

  • Promoting Mental Health
  • Stigma and Mental Health
  • Well-being and adaptive coping
  • Resilience and Well-being
  • Role of Community and Social Media in Promoting Mental Health Awareness
  • Social support and mental health
  • Multidisciplinary approach to treatment of mental health problems

  CAUSES, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF SUICIDE 

  • Psycho-social Factors of Suicide
  • Suicide and Co-morbidity
  • Diverse populations and Suicide
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Physical illness and suicide
  • Survivors of Suicide
  • Suicidal Mind
  • Epidemiology of Suicide
  • Psychiatric Perspectives on Suicide
  • Role of Community and Social Media in preventing Suicide

  MENTAL HEALTH, RELIGIOSITY, CULTURE AND ETHNICITY 

  • Religion, Spirituality and Mental Health
  • Ethnicity and Mental Health
  • Culture and Mental Health
  • Mental Health, Religion and Culture
  • Cultural Competence in mental health

  COLLABORATIONS  

Organized by Institute of Clinical Psychology, University of Karachi in collaboration with

Higher Education Commission Pakistan
Pakistan Council of Clinical Psychology
Pakistan Psychiatric Society
Aga Khan University Hospital
International Islamic Society

  Key Dates  

Abstract Submission  October 01, 2020
Registration October 05, 2020