Practice a short elevator pitch of your message and story. This helps you summarize the topic effectively and saves time for other discussion in the meeting.
Psychologists serve the community as practitioners, researchers, academics, and consultants. They have demonstrated benefits, are in critical need, are efficient, and are effective in treating mental illnesses or helping the individual maximize their potential. Psychologists are:
The potential outcome of the meeting is a partnership with your MLA. Build relationships that matter, promote your profession, and assist elected officials to lead in ways that support the psychological health & wellness of our province. The goal could also be a direct call to action.
Your leave-behind package can contain some of the same information that you brought to the meeting with you. Ensure your issue is outlined clearly in writing. This could be in a letter form. Only use the key data or fact sheet to support your message, but encourage the MLA to reach out to you for more. Include your full name, title, affiliation, or association and complete contact information (address, phone number, email, & website if applicable), Don’t include your CV.