The LCA leadership encourages LCA members to become a part of the process. This year it will be important for all LPCs, PLPCs, LMFTs, and PLMTs to contact their legislators. Take a few minutes to view, LCA Past President Tim Fields sharing hints to make your contact easier.
Counselors Make Great Advocates
They are committed to positive change.
they are good listeners.
They have good people skills and related well to others.
They acre about people.
They are friendly.
Rules for Effective Advocacy
Be specific about what you want your legislator to do.
Keep your communication brief and focused on on issue.
Build and preserve your credibility.
Don't write or type anything you would not be comfortable with other seeing or distributing.
Always include your postal address so that your legislator knows you are a constituent.