The 2023 NACP conference theme is “The Practice of Clinical Psychology: Confronting the Emerging
Threat of Addictive Behaviour and Mental Problem” The conference will also feature the Continuing
Education Training Workshop (CET) themed: “Trauma in the Society: Screening, Assessment and
Interventions” The conference will be a forum for practising clinical psychologists, academics, scholars,
policy experts, students as well as professionals working on all aspects of addictive behaviour and mental
health in Nigeria and across the world. Thus, we welcome original contributions from a range of disciplines,
such as social sciences, sciences, humanities, social media and practising professionals.
Papers not related to this theme will be accepted for presentation at the conference if they address any
of the following sub-themes:
• Gambling addiction and mental health
• Social media and mental health
• Drug/Substance addiction and mental health
• Political addiction and the Nigerian economy
• Corruption addiction and the Nigerian economy
• Cyberchondria and Infodemia
• Media and addiction
• Neuro-cognitive effects of substance abuse
• Eating disorders and mental health
• Drug/substance addiction and personality
• Social media/internet addiction and personality
Asides the sessions earmarked for presentations of scientific papers the conference will feature:
❖ Keynote addresses by invited national and international expert guests who are professional in their
Venue and Important Dates
2023 NACP Conference will be held at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Kindly take note of the
following important dates:
Abstract submission deadline: 6
th October, 2023
Notice of abstract acceptance: Few days after submission of abstract
Full Paper submission deadline: 27
th October, 2023
Early Bird registration: 6
th October, 2023
Arrival: Sunday 5th November, 2023
Continuing Education and Training Workshop (CET): Monday and Tuesday 6th & 7th November, 2023
Scientific Conference: Wednesday and Thursday 8th & 9th November, 2023
Departure: Friday 10th November, 2023
Guidelines for preparation of abstracts
1. Paper title with name author(s) and affiliation(s).
2. Capitalize the full title.
3. First and last names of authors in full.
4. Include correspondence email address
5. The main body of the abstract should be in one paragraph with no subheadings for the sections.
6. Do not exceed 250 words.
7. Make sure you submit as a Word document.
Abstract should be sent to: [email protected]
All registered participants will be served breakfast and lunch for the days. They will also receive conference
materials and certificates of participation.
Registration fees for NACP 2023 Annual Congress and Scientific Conference are as follows:
Full Members Registration:
Workshop Only (ONLY FOR MEMBER): N25,000 (Early bird registration), or N30,000 (Late/Onsite
Conference Only: N25,000 (Early bird registration), or N30,000 (Late/Onsite registration)
Both Workshop & Conference: N40,000 (Early bird registration), or N45,000 (Late/Onsite registration)
Non-Members Registration:
Conference Only: N30,000 (Early bird registration), or N35,000 (Late/Onsite registration)
International Participants Registration:
Workshop Only (ONLY FOR MEMBER): $50 (Early bird registration), or $70 (Late/Onsite registration)
Conference Only: $50 (Early bird registration), or $70 (Late/Onsite registration)
Both Workshop & Conference: $100 (Early bird registration), or $120 (Late/Onsite registration)
Graduate Members (MSc students) Registration:
Workshop Only: N15,000 (Early bird registration), or N20,000 (Late/Onsite registration)
Conference Only: N15,000 (Early bird registration), or N20,000 (Late/Onsite registration)
Both Workshop & Conference: N30,000 (Early bird registration), or N35,000 (Late/Onsite registration)
Undergraduate students Registration:
Conference: N10,000 (Early bird registration), or N15,000 (Late/Onsite registration)
Bank Details for Payment:
Account No: 1012594215
Bank Name: Keystone Bank
Account Name: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Psychologist
For further information on the continuing education training workshop, scientific conference, registration
procedure (both physical and virtual), travel, accommodation, etc., please contact the following members
of the Local Organising Committee:
Prof Gboyega E. Abikoye: NACP National President
Mobile Phone: 08055065741
Prof S. O. Olatunji: LOC Chairman/NACP Ekiti State Convener
Mobile Phone: 08139588093
Prof Bolade O. Mokuolu: LOC Secretary/NACP National Treasurer
Mobile Phone: 08034305320
Ass. Prof A. M. Lawal: LOC/National Publicity Secretary
Mobile Phone: 08037213058