Children, Adolescents & Families Special Interest Group
Children, Adolescents & Families SIG
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Sasha Rombouts, Ph.D.
Happy Minds Australia
Sacha Rombouts, Ph.D., President
Neil Mulholland, Ph.D., Vice-President
Michele Thompson, M.S., Secretary
Danielle Moyer, M.S., Communications Coordinator
Kent Kodalen, Ph.D., Member at Large
Melissa Connally, M.S., Student Representative
Jaci Rolffs, Student Representative
Cassandra Pentzien, Student Representative
Jennifer Haymen Lackey, M.A., Student Representative
Jenna Marx, M.S., Student Representative
Amy Murrell, Ph.D.
Lisa Coyne, Ph.D.
Louise Hayes, Ph.D.
Michelle Woidneck, M.A.
General Interest Area to be Specifically Addressed by SIG
Research and clinical applications of ACT/RFT with children, adolescents, parents, at home and in school settings
- To promote rigorous empirical investigation of both basic processes and applications of ACT- and RFT-based work to children, adolescents, and their families and teachers
- To encourage collaboration and mutual support of work with children, adolescents, and families through the development of an international community of researchers and clinicians in the ACT community
- To foster communication between researchers and clinicians who are interested in working with youths and families through an active listserv and therapy consultation groups
- To link this work to public health initiatives to foster nurturing communities for children, teens, and families
- KIDACT listserve (name to be changed to CAF SIG Listserve)
- Annual meeting at ACBS World Conference
- Annual poster session at ACBS World Conference
- Annual panel discussion regarding the state of the work sponsored by the CAF SIG
- Annual research preconference at least bi-annually at the ACBS World Conference (individuals may present their research projects, at any stage, for consultation with senior scientists)
- CAF SIG Newsletter published twice per year
Description of Membership
Researchers, clinicians, and students interested in applications of ACT and RFT to children, adolescents, parents and caregivers/teachers.