Physiotherapy SIG Information

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Physiotherapy SIG

Affiliated 2018

Mission/Objectives

  • To educate Physiotherapists about the ACT model.
  • To network with other professional organizations serving Physiotherapists.
  • To promote ACT as a way to optimize movement, vitality and improve the human experience.
  • To collaborate with member sections and SIG’s in the Contextual Behavioral Science community.
  • To promote ACT and the Contextual Behavioral Sciences as a means to inform Physiotherapy Practice.
  • To support public health policy initiatives that improve the care of patients and families with a physical disability.
  • To support clinical application, education, research and publication of Contextual Behavioral Science to Physiotherapy.

General Interest Area to be Specifically Addressed

Apply principles of the ACT to inform Physiotherapy Practice.

SIG Activities

  • Dedicated listserv.
  • Online collaboration.
  • Online peer consultation group.
  • Coordinate one annual workshop and two online events.
  • Participate at the World Conference through formal business meetings, panel discussions, pre-conference workshops.