ACTing with Technology SIG

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ACTing with Technology Special Interest Group

Affiliated 2014

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Contact Information
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Officers
President: Vacant
Vice-President: Vacant
Board Member: Vacant
Member at Large: Jonathan Bricker, PhD, associate professeor University of Washingotn, USA.

Anyone else interested in taking an active role in the SIG can contact us, as we can surely use any expertise and input.

General Interest Area to be Specifically Addressed by the SIG
Technology that has an ACT component as part of improving health/wellbeing. This includes, but is not limited to internet-based interventions, mobile technology (phone, tablet and apps) and dedicated devices.

Mission/Objectives
1. Promote collaboration, discussion and sharing of ideas between researchers and practitioners with an interest in applying technological solutions in the field of contextual behavioral science (ACT, FAP, CFT).
2. Informing the ACBS community of existing technology (e.g., Internet interventions, mhealth, apps, devices), and clarifying which of those are currently supported by research.
3. Promote the use of evidence-based technology, and inspire researchers and practitioners to reach larger groups of people with ACT.

SIG Activities
- Annual meeting at the ACBS world conference.
- Quarterly meetings via Skype.
- Listserv.
- Maintain a webpage with relevant information on ACT and Technology.

Description of Membership
Membership is available to all ACBS-members, and is particularly relevant to:
- professionals who would like to use technological tools within their existing ACT-informed practice.
- researchers developing technology for treatment.
- students developing/testing technology.