Helmut Remschmidt Research Seminar 2015
Applications have closed for the 2015 Helmut Remschmidt Research Seminar (HRRS) which will be held from September 13th to 19th 2015 at Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada.
The HRRS Series is a prestigious international seminar series organized under the auspices of the IACAPAP (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions). The format is a 5-day residential research training workshop for approximately 24 young child and adolescent mental health professionals, which takes place in the country that will host the next IACAPAP Congress. The seminar combines teaching/discussion and mentored work on research projects. Topics include research design, presentation skills, review etc. The main purpose of the seminars is to inspire young and emerging researchers to do research in child and adolescent mental health. The product of the research workshops is submission of an abstract for the next IACAPAP conference.
The 2015 Helmut Remschmidt Research Seminar
The 2016 IACAPAP Congress will be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the Congress Chair (Dr. Chris Wilkes, University of Calgary, Canada), and the HRRS Chair (Senior Prof. Per-Anders Rydelius, Karolinska Institute, Sweden) decided that the focus of the 2015 HRRS should be on “Social Adversity and Children’s Mental Health”.
Dates and location of the Seminar
The seminar will be held from September 13-19, 2015 in Kananaskis, Morley Alberta, Canada. Kananaskis is approximately 100km from Calgary and is on the edge of the famous Rocky Mountains.
We are delighted that the University of Calgary, Department of Psychiatry and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI) the will be sponsoring the accommodation and subsistence of participants. Staff from the ACHRI and University Department of Psychiatry will act as mentors and trainers over the course of the week. In addition to these local mentors there will also be a panel of international experts, including Prof. Remschmidt from Germany.
Who is eligible to apply/be nominated?
The HRRS priority aims are to support young and emerging child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals. For the 2015 Seminar, we will consider candidates who are currently in training at a recognized institution from around the world. Applicants in senior clinical posts, with extensive research experience will not be considered.
Candidates and Universities, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Organizations and Clinical Units were invited to apply/nominate candidates for participation.
The following documents make up the application:
- Completed Personal details form – download here
- A letter by the candidate explaining why they would be a good candidate to attend the seminar
- An outline of past and current research activities, including publications, presentations at conferences etc. of the candidate
- A copy of the candidate’s resume
- A letter of support from the candidate’s university, department or clinical unit. The letter should also indicate whether financial support for travel of the candidate is being provided (travel is NOT covered by the HRRS).
A panel of reviewers will select candidates from all applications received. The selection panel will aim to include candidates from a range of countries across child & adolescent mental health disciplines.
Deadline for applications
Applications have now closed. Successful candidates will be informed in July 2015.
If you have any queries about criteria for selection or would like to discuss potential nominations, please do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.