Table 3

Legislative Advocacy Track: Activities to Fulfill Project Requirement

Review current legislation and explain the anticipated effect on the practice of psychiatry or patients
Review current legislation and recommend and explain revisions
Draft proposed legislation or an amendment to existing law and explain why it should be enacted
Analyze viewpoints of stakeholders involved in current legislation and develop a plan to support or oppose the viewpoints
Submit op-ed articles to local newspapers addressing active legislation or recently enacted legislation
Write a persuasive paper for lawmakers to educate them on the ramifications of a bill