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Resources from National Advocacy Training Webinar: Strategizing and Crafting an Effective Advocacy Message

Please find resources below from Consumer Voice's first free advocacy training webinar - Strategizing and Crafting an Effective Advocacy Message - that was held February 12th, 2015. This webinar, hosted by Robyn Grant, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, and Marybeth Williams, Public Policy Associate, used the subject of nursing home staffing - specifically 24 hour registered nurse (RN) coverage in nursing homes - to teach participants how to develop a strategy around an issue and then choose key points about the issue to create an effective advocacy message. It also addressed methods of tailoring those key points to a particular audience. For information on the next three in a series of four free advocacy training webinars Consumer Voice will be hosting, please click here.

Powerpoint Presentation (PPT) (PDF)

Audio Recording

Handouts:

Blank Strategy Chart

How-To Strategy Chart

Consumer Voice Strategy Chart Example

The Big Six

24 Hour RN Coverage Fact Sheet

Bibliography of Research for 24 Hour RN Coverage

Arguments and Responses: 24 Hour RN Coverage

Deficiency Examples for 24 Hour RN Coverage


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