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2022 Virtual Support Group Leader Training

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer chronic pain support group leader. The program is designed to train peer leaders and health care professionals* to work with people with chronic pain and their families in a group setting.

The next training will be held virtually via Zoom meetings over a four-week period from January 11 to February 3, 2022. The training sessions will be each Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3:30pm ET. 

To apply, please fill out the form below no later than December 3, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by clinical director of Pain Connection, Gwenn Herman, who will then schedule a phone interview. Accepted applicants must attend every training session and be seen on camera. 

Questions about the training? Email: gwenn@painconnection.orgTechnical issues with the application form? Email:

PLEASE NOTE: If you aren't able to complete your application in one sitting, in the top right corner, there is a "save" button.

*For health care professionals, there is an associated fee of $300 to attend. This covers the training, manual, materials, and monthly group supervision meetings.