It’s been a busy 2023 legislative session. We’re supporting numerous bills expanding access to care and protecting the profession. What bills are volunteers advocating for?
Support the future of our profession
AAPPN is proud to support two vital efforts which will grow the future of our profession and protect mental health care in our communities.
Devon S. Connor-Green
AAPPN is happy to welcome Devon S. Connor-Green as our new lobbyist.
Advocacy Update for June-July 2020
Your professional association advocates for you all year long!
2020 Legislative Final Report
The 2020 legislative session took several unexpected turns as a result of world events. Many thanks to the AAPPN Legislative Committee for navigating the twists and turns.
2020 Volunteer of the Year
Meet Danielle DeOliveira, 2020 Volunteer of the Year Award
2019 Legislative Recap
A message from Danielle DeOliveira, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, Chair of the AAPPN Legislative Committee
Legislative Update 4-26-2019
As this year’s legislative session draws to a close, several bills AAPPN supported are moving their way through the House and Senate.
Legislative Committee Update
Since the 2016 Washington State Supreme Court decision Volk v. DeMeerleer, patients may be reluctant to engage with health care providers about their violence risk. Health care providers may also be uncertain about how to meet their legal obligations.
2019 Lobby Day
AAPPN’s 2019 Lobby Day is Wednesday, February 6. Raise your hand and let your legislators know about the work you do and the importance of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses in our communities. But don’t delay! It is very important that you make appointments with your legislators today, as their schedules fill up quickly. How to […]