Federal Advocacy Training--February 28, 2008

In conjunction with the 2008 Summit on Violence and Abuse, the APA Public Interest Government Relations Office will offer an opportunity for Summit attendees to participate in a federal advocacy training followed by visits with federal policy makers (or their staff) on Capitol Hill. If you have questions regarding this training, please contact Joslyn Smith at (202) 336-6097. 

No Preparation is Required Prior to the Training

Participants who are interested in familiarizing themselves with general information about the day's activities and the issue for which they will advocate may review the following documents. All of these materials will also be provided to you during the advocacy training.

  • Training Schedule and Overview (PDF, 31KB)

  • Preparing for Your Congressional Visit (PDF, 79KB) 

  • Places to Eat in the U.S. Capitol Complex (PDF, 81KB)

  • Violence Against Women Act Fact Sheet (PDF, 123KB)

  • APA Resolution on Male Violence Against Women

  • Child Abuse Prevention & Treatment Act Fact Sheet  (PDF, 121KB)

  • APA Resolution on Psychological Issues Related to Child Abuse and Neglect

  • CAPTA Sample Thank You Letter  (PDF, 11KB)