PsycAdvocate Module Series — Module 3: U.S. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Processes

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

Module three focuses on the federal legislative process, including the authorizing and the budget and appropriations processes. This module also discusses the regulatory process and provides tips and tools to locate federal legislation, laws and regulations.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the basic federal legislative, budget and appropriations processes.
  • Discuss the importance of the federal regulatory process.
  • Identify tools for locating federal legislation, laws and regulations.

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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