Presenter Application Instructions

The Oxford Institute welcomes papers, program presentations, and brief workshops by counselor educators, scholars, and researchers. Students may present a poster, or co-present with an establish researcher (typically doctoral level), a licensed professional, or faculty member. All presentations should relate to some aspect of clinical education, supervision, and practice with couples and families. Professional topics relating to the counseling profession, school counseling, substance treatment, ethical issues, and intercultural family counseling are also accepted for program review and presentation. Presentation submissions to the Oxford Institute are “peer reviewed” by members of the Oxford Institute Program Committee and accepted based on scholarship and relevance. All presenters must be members of the International Association of Psychology and Counseling (IAPC). Prospective presenters should join online at prior to submitting the presentation proposal. Presentations that expand clinical skills, illuminate research, and offer interactive/experiential opportunities are given acceptance priority. All presenters must register and pay the appropriate Institute registration fee.


To submit a proposal:

Send a brief email cover letter and file attachment (MS Word only) to – containing:

  1.  A one-page summary of the proposed presentation.
  2.  Preferred session format:
    •  Poster session
    •  60-minute presentation
  3.  Presentation focus (e.g., research, education, training, clinical, ethics, etc.)
  4.  Target audience (e.g., student, new professionals, all audiences, etc.)
  5.  Presentation title and a 2-3 sentence description for inclusion in program materials.
  6.  Name(s), contact information, and curriculum vitae for each presenter. Please indicate the name of the “lead presenter,” if there are multiple presenters. (Please note that all list presenters must register for the Institute.)
  7.  Brief biography of presenter(s).


Presentation Proposals will be reviewed, and applicants will be notified of the status of their presentation proposal typically within two weeks of submission. Accepted presentations will be added to the Institute program schedule on a “rolling acceptance” basis until all open presentation slots are filled. All presenters must be registered for the Institute in order to confirm presentation acceptance and all presentations will be listed in the final institute program.