Education Advocacy Initiatives: Second Session - 111th Congress, 2010 Activities At-A-Glance

Legislative Initiatives

FY 2011 Appropriations Initiatives

  • Graduate Psychology Education Program (Bureau of Health Professions; VA Administration)

  • Campus Suicide Prevention  Program (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)

  • National Health Service Corps Report Language

Federal Agency Initiatives

  • DHHS Health Resources & Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Professions: GPE Program & NHSC

  • Department of Education: Higher Education Regulations

  • DHHS Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Reauthorization: Campus Suicide Prevention Program

State Efforts

  • Primary Care Association (PCA) Initiative with Practice Rural Health Committee – Getting Psychology Interns into Federally Qualified Health Centers (e.g., CA, NM, ME & others)

  • Grassroots Activities/Outreach

  • Provide Education Advocacy Training Workshops and Webinar Presentations

  • Record Series of Advocacy Training Sessions for APA CE Credit

  • Develop Series of Education Advocacy Curriculum Modules for On-Line Access