Advocacy and Social Policy Approaches to Addressing Substance Use and Abuse
Introduction to the fundamentals of advocacy including learning how to engage others in substance abuse change work, distinguishing these efforts from lobbying, and creating and formalizing advocacy plans. Social policy principles will also be addressed. These include demystifying how social policy gets created and how to incorporate advocacy efforts into the policy arena to promote individual and population-level change.
3 Credits: 3 Lecture