AACAP Advocacy Day
May 8-9, 2014
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Join us May 8-9, 2014 for the 10th annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) 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.

Working with you, the AACAP Department of Government Affairs and Clinical Practice will schedule your congressional meetings and provide you with the policy materials to shape the most effective messages. During your meetings, you will address critical issues relating to improving mental health workforce, services, and research for child and adolescent psychiatry.

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Schedule of Events:

Thursday, May 8
2:00pm - 5:00pm: Registration (Hyatt Regency Washington)

3:00pm - 5:00pm: Orientation (Hyatt Regency Washington)

6:00pm - 7:30pm: Advocacy Day Reception (Hyatt Regency Washington)

Friday, May 9
7:30am - 9:00am: Advocacy Policy Tutorial (Hyatt Regency Washington)

9:00am - 4:00pm: Hill Visits (Capitol Hill)

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Advocacy Day Debriefing (Hyatt Regency Washington)

Hotel Information
All events will take place at The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (400 New Jersey Ave, NW Washington, DC 20001).

AACAP has secured a group rate of $189/night at The Hyatt Regency. To make reservations, click here or call (888) 421-1442 and ask for the AACAP rate. Please note that rooms will be held at the discounted rate until April 16th, 2014 at 5:00pm.


AACAP Advocacy Day 2013

Click here to view images from AACAP's 2012 Advocacy Day!

For more information on Advocacy Day, contact Michael Linskey at mlinskey@aacap.org or (202) 966-7300 ext. 126.