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Translating Clinical Skills into Advocacy Strategies: The Political Social Worker - 2 CEUs
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This workshop will provide an overview of the State’s legislative process and how to effectively lobby lawmakers by harnessing what you learned in school. Come and see how clinical skills can be used when discussing legislation with stakeholders.

7/20/2018
When: Friday, July 20, 2018
9:00 - 11:00 am
Where: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Bowles 1 Conference Room
Newton, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: 617-227-9635


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This workshop will provide an overview of the State’s legislative process and how to effectively lobby lawmakers by harnessing what you learned in school. Come and see how clinical skills can be used when discussing legislation with stakeholders.

 

Speakers: Sophie Hansen, LCSW, Political Director, NASW-MA, and Jordan Berg Powers, MA, Executive Director, Mass Alliance

 

Course Objectives:

  1. Participants will understand the different trajectories of how a bill is passed and where they can intervene to affect its movement within the State House.
  2. Participants will understand the foundations of campaign strategies (i.e. canvassing and phone banks) and why they are effective.
  3. Participants will leave with concrete resources and know the first steps to take when considering running for office.

The program is approved for 2 CEUs.

This program is free for NASW members / $10 for non-members.

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