Pain SIG

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Pain Special Interest Group

Affiliated 2012

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Note: indicating your interest in a SIG on the ACBS Annual Membership Renewal form does NOT automatically join you to any listservs.)

Contact Information

Stephen Hull, M.D.
Chief, Medical Pain Management
Mercy Health System  
Portland, Maine, USA

Current Pain SIG Officers

Staci Martin - President
Steve Hull - Past President
Stephanie Haft - Secretary
Marie Blom - Membership Coordinator
Joel Guarna - Facebook Moderator
Nuno Ferreira - Program Committee Chair and Member At Large for Europe
John Baranoff - Member At Large for Asia
Alizandra Avila - Member At Large for South America

General Interest Area to be Specifically Addressed by SIG
• Research and clinical applications of ACT/RFT with patients and families struggling with physical pain.

Mission Statement
• To promote rigorous empirical investigation of both basic processes and applications of ACT- and RFT-based work patients and their families struggling with physical pain.
• To encourage collaboration and mutual support of work with patients 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 patients and families struggling with physical pain through an active listserv and therapy consultation groups
• To support public health and public policy initiatives to improve the care of patients and families struggling with physical pain
• To network with other professional and lay organizations serving patients and families struggling with physical pain

Description of SIG membership 
• All membership categories in ACBS are welcome to join.

SIG Activities
• Online collaboration
• Online peer consultation group
• Dedicated listserv
• Active participation at the World Conference through formal business meetings, poster sessions, panel discussions, preconference workshops