Advocacy

ad·vo·ca·cy
/ˈadvəkəsē/
noun
‘public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy.’

SB 1184 (Eggman) Mental health: involuntary treatment: antipsychotic medication – Sponsor 
This is CSAP’s bill regarding gaps between Riese hearings. It passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee this week with Dr. Erick Cheung returning to Sacramento for lead testimony. The bill passed with committee amendments and next goes to the Assembly Appropriations Committee after recess. You may view the most recent amendments here.

SCPS Resolutions and Action

This page contains links to selected SCPS Council resolutions and actions since the beginning of 2021 that are relevant to government policy and associated SCPS advocacy.  It provides a high level overview of key policy and advocacy activities by SCPS.

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Government Affairs Reports to Council

This page contains links to monthly SCPS Government Affairs Committee reports to SCPS Council, which provide information about ongoing SCPS government affairs activities, including key issues under discussion and possible associated actions.

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Government Affairs Documents

This section contains links to documents from various sources that provide information relevant to SCPS policies and advocacy.

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SCPS Policy Platforms

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California Legislative Updates

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California State Association of Psychiatrists – Bill Positions

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APA National Legislative Updates

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Advocacy By Other Organizations

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