PsycAdvocate Module Series — Module 4: Effectively Informing & Influencing Policymakers

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

Module four presents the essential elements needed for any successful legislative strategy. It also identifies factors that can motivate legislators and how the psychology community can use these to best inform and influence the legislative process. The module concludes with tips for communicating effectively with policymakers.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the essential elements of a successful legislative strategy.
  • Discuss factors that motivate legislators.
  • Describe how the psychology community can inform, influence and effectively communicate with policymakers at the federal level.

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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