AACAP Advocacy Day
May 9-10, 2013
Join us on May 9-10, 2013 for the 9th annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Advocacy Day in Washington, DC! During this two day event, you will partner with fellow members, trainees, families and youth to promote child and adolescent psychiatry on Capitol Hill.
The AACAP Department of Government Affairs and Clinical Practice will schedule your Congressional meetings and provide you with the policy materials to shape your message. During your meetings you will address issues relating to improving mental health services and research for child and adolescent psychiatry.
- Advocacy Day Frequently Asked Questions
- Tips for Effective Meetings with your Legislators
- Maps and Directions
- Policy Summaries
- Children's Mental Health Statistics
Schedule of Events
Thursday, May 9
2:00pm - 5:00pm: Registration (Hyatt Regency Washington, Columbia Foyer)
3:00pm - 5:00pm: Orientation (Hyatt Regency Washington, Columbia B)
6:00pm - 7:30pm: Advocacy Day Reception (Hyatt Regency Washington, Thornton Lounge)
Friday. May 10
6:30am: Registration (Hyatt Regency Washington, Columbia Foyer)
7:30am - 9:00am: Advocacy Policy Tutorial (Hyatt Regency Washington, Columbia A/B)
9:00am - 4:00pm: Hill Visits (Capitol Hill)
3:45pm: Advocacy Day Debriefing (Hyatt Regency Washington, Columbia A/B)
All events will take place at The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (400 New Jersey Ave, NW Washington, DC 20001.)
For more information on Advocacy Day, contact Emma Jellen at email@example.com or (202) 966-7300 ext. 128.