The Guide to Effectively Educating State and Local Policymakers is a timely resource that facilitates the action steps needed to educate policymakers on relevant health policy issues.
The guide stems from the curriculum of SOPHE’s State Health Policy Institute (SHPI) that ran from 2009-2011. The guide is comprised of six chapters chapters that contain a wealth of information on:
- the role of professionals and legislators
- acquiring stakeholders and partners
- framing messages
- creating policy action plans and kits
- case studies of SHPE participants and more . . .
Available in 10 pdf files
Chapter 1 – Leverage policy to promote health
Chapter 2 – Policy and the role of public health professionals
Chapter 3 – Framework for educating policymakers
Chapter 4 – Action plans to educate policymakers
Chapter 5 – Policy education kits
Appendix A – Resources
Appendix B – Templates and training tools
Appendix C – State health policy institute agendas