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Influencing the Policy Change Process

10/14/2014 to 10/15/2014
When: October 14-15, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Bismarck Comfort Inn
1030 E. Interstate Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota  58503-0547
United States
Contact: Deanna Askew
701.328.4568


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Registration and check-in will begin at 8:00 AM.

Visit Shaping Policy for Health™ Influencing the Policy Change Process for a description of this course.

Influencing the Policy Change Process

October 14 - 15, 2014

North Dakota Department of Health

Bismarck Comfort Inn, 1030 E. Interstate Ave. Bismarck, ND 58503

Provided By: Directors of Health Promotion and Education

Day 1

Time

Activity

8:00 AM

Registration and Networking

8:30 AM

Opening

  • Welcome and introductory activities
  • Review agenda and materials

 

Reflections on Advocacy

  • Personal reflections about the power of advocacy for change

 

Background

  • Changing policies, environments and systems
  • Competency curricula

10:10 AM

Break (15 minutes)

 

Education, Advocacy, and Lobbying

  • Definitions
  • Relevance to job and limitations or constraints

11:30 AM

LUNCH (75 minutes)

12:45 PM

Case Example

  • Introduce case example for workshop
  • Review results from previous policy and stakeholder analyses

 

Framing Written and Spoken Messages

  • Use a template to practice framing written messages
  • Use a template to practice framing spoken messages

2:35 PM

Break (15 minutes)

 

Reframing Messages

  • Learn a method for reframing messages
  • Practice reframing media stories

 

Interviewing

  • Learn tips for speaking in an interview
  • Practice framing and reframing while being interviewed by a reporter

 

Closing

  • Review and feedback

4:00 PM

END

  

Day 2

Time

Activity

8:00 AM

Registration and Networking

8:30 AM

Opening

  • Review from Day 1
  • Review agenda and materials for Day 2

 

Advocacy Coalitions

  • Definition, recruitment, membership
  • Debate ethical situations regarding membership

 

Advocacy in the Context of a Policy-Change Campaign

  • Model of policy-change campaign (5 stages)
  • Description of campaign stages

10:15 AM

Break (15 minutes)

 

Policy Advocacy Strategies (to directly influence legislation or rules)

  • Choosing policy advocacy goal and strategies for case example
  • Review story of escalating tactics

 

Media Advocacy Strategies (to indirectly influence legislation or rules)

  • Choosing media advocacy strategies for case example
  • Use template to plan general media story elements
  • Review checklist for preparing media events

11:30 AM

LUNCH (75 minutes)

12:45 PM

Develop your Advocacy Plan

  • Use a template to plan an advocacy campaign

2:25 PM

Break (15 minutes)

 

Develop your Advocacy Plan (continued)

  • Continue using a template to plan an advocacy campaign

 

Reacting and Responding Strategically

  • Learning to think strategically during changing circumstances

 

Closing

  • Review and Feedback

4:00 PM

END

 

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