PsycAdvocate Module Series — Module 1: Introduction to Advocacy

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Module one begins with an introduction to advocacy and includes an overview of the APA Government Relations Offices, how APA determines its federal legislative and policy priorities, and how psychologists and psychology students can get involved.

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the structure and goals of the APA Government Relations Offices.
  • Discuss the value of advocacy to psychology.
  • Describe the basics of advocacy and identify key elements needed to engage in federal advocacy.

Developed by Nina G. Levitt, EdD, Diane Elmore, PhD, MPH, and Sheila Lane Forsyth, MEd.


A joint collaboration between APA's Education and Public Interest Government Relations Offices, the PsycAdovate® training modules are designed to provide psychologists and psychology students/trainees the skills to become effective public policy advocates at the federal, state and local level.

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