Government Affairs Council

This Board appointed council is responsible for pursuing and managing organizational legislative initiatives. This council also manages relationships with partner organizations and monitors and provides input into legislative issues having impact on the CPNP membership and the neuropsychiatric pharmacy profession. Development of organizational positions and strategic alliances, monitoring, and grassroots communication plans are the responsibility of this council.

You can review information on the current Committee Members and their Charges by downloading the PDF version.

Charges to the Government Affairs Council

1. Introduce and obtain passage of a bill that establishes provider status and includes payment for CMM for psychiatric pharmacists.
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a.
Contribute and participate in ACCP coalition on provider status initiative.
Due: 04/30/2015
Metric: Monthly reports on progress to GAC.
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b.
Work with ACCP and other coalition members to identify bill sponsors.
Due: 04/30/2015
Current Year
c.
Obtain support for the bill from NAMI when appropriate.
Due: 04/30/2015
Current Year
d.
Distribute messaging and calls to action as provided through the coalition.
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e.
Develop specific goals and asks of other organizations or individuals identified as having strategic value in achieving this objective.
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2. Participate in and contribute within key government affairs partnerships.
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a. Participate as a guest in JCPP meetings.
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b. Participate in Pharmacy Stakeholder meetings.
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c. Distribute messaging and calls to action as provided through the partnerships.
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3. Promote the value of psychiatric pharmacists by developing a psychiatric pharmacist value white paper (supervising a task force).
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a. Collect and compile data from existing programs and publications to support the value of psychiatric pharmacists.
Current Year
b. Submit the paper for approval by GAC and CPNP Board with inclusion of recommendations for additional research and publication prospects.
Current Year
4. Promote comprehensive medication management by transitioning the CMM network to a CPNP community and promoting involvement by members.
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