Public policy makers regularly consider proposals that directly influence the effectiveness of schools and the role of school psychologists. School psychologists need to be able to advocate at local, state, and national levels for the services and supports that will help students be successful in school nad promote our best practices. This workshop will use lecture, demonstration, and role-playing to help school psychologists learn the basic skills needed to engage in effective legislative advocacy.
Understand the basic components of the legislative process.
Be familiar with the basic grassroots strategies needed for effective legislative advocacy.
Learn the key messages important to effective advocacy for school psychology.