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Webinar: 117th Congress: What you need to know

A new Congress and President take office in January with a full slate of health care issues on the agenda. While managing the coronavirus response will be a top priority for the Biden Administration, policymakers are also expected to focus heavily on the substance use and mental health impacts of the pandemic. In this presentation, we will examine how the central policy discussions of the 117th Congress will impact the addiction profession. We will also explore the critical role advocacy plays in shaping federal addiction policy.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to discuss the agenda of the 117th congress as it pertains to the addiction profession.
  • Particpants will be able to summarize how the central policy discussions of the 177th Congress will impact the addiction profession.
  • Participants will be able to describe the critical role advocacy plays in shaping federal addiction policy.
Date and Time: 
February 3, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Category: 
Training
Location: 
Webinar