PsycAdvocate Module Series — Module 2: Introduction to the U.S. Federal Government

Online Course
$35.00 – List Price
$25.00 – Member/Affiliate Price
CE Credits

Module two provides a review of the structure of the U.S. federal government and explains the responsibilities of each of the three separate governing bodies: the executive, the legislative and the judicial branches of government.

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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