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An Intro to Practical Public Policy Advocacy
September 24, 2021
Free
1.75 CE Hours
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Description

In this interactive workshop, mental health professionals will discuss the importance of public policy advocacy by considering issues impacting their populations served and learn three practical ways to get involved in public policy advocacy with and/or on behalf of their clients.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define public policy advocacy and its importance in the mental health field
  2. List at least one public policy impacting your population(s) served
  3. Learn three practical ways to get involved in public policy advocacy
CE Details
Introductory
General

This program has been approved 1.75 continuing education clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Counseling Services.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0125.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the nal authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2021 – 03/31/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 1.75 continuing education credits.
ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
*Registration ends September 24 at 12:00 PM CDT
Monica L. Coleman

Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, Monica L. Coleman has spent more than a decade as an entrepreneur focused on helping people and organizations that are ridding the world of inequities. Her current aim is on Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, Monica L. Coleman has spent more than a decade as an entrepreneur focused on helping people and organizations that are ridding the world of inequities. Her current aim is on empowering individuals and organizations to recognize and reduce mental health symptoms that get in the way of their vision and/or mission through counseling and consulting. Monica is a licensed counselor in the state of Mississippi and holds several state and national certifications. She is also an emerging leader in counselor education and supervision, program evaluation and public policy advocacy. All of her efforts are grounded in building strong working alliances to center the voices and address the various needs of her clients. individuals and organizations to recognize and reduce mental health symptoms that get in the way of their vision and/or mission through counseling and consulting. Monica is a licensed counselor in the state of Mississippi and holds several state and national certifications. She is also an emerging leader in counselor education and supervision, program evaluation and public policy advocacy. All of her efforts are grounded in building strong working alliances to center the voices and address the various needs of her clients.

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