Pain Special Interest Group Information

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Pain Special Interest Group

Affiliated 2012

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

Initially:
• Online collaboration
Eventually:
• Dedicated listserv
• Active participation at the World Congress through formal business meetings, poster sessions, panel discussions, or preconference workshops