Government Relations Advocacy Assignment

F. Government Relations Advocacy Assignment: The purpose of this assignment is to introduce students to the importance of advocacy to the professional growth of clinical mental health counseling. Students will locate a congressional representative or senator (either state or national) from their district and write a letter to this individual relating to the needs of the profession/clients. Using knowledge on the current status of clinical mental health counseling, students will advocate for continued or increased funding, increased access to treatment, or another relevant dimension