Eager to get started with your new practice but uncertain about what that will require?

We want you to build a solid foundation and  succeed with your practice.

So we offer you several free gifts with your PACE or Premium membership:

Checklist: Getting Started as a Private Health or Patient Advocate (pdf, powerpoint download)
Value = $39

This is a 25-page overview of what it takes to get a new private advocate practice off the ground, along with links and additional resources to support your start-up.

A free copy of the book, You Bet Your Life! The Top 10 Reasons You Need a Professional Patient Advocate by Your Side offered at Amazon or Barnes and Noble for $5.95, but free to you with your membership.

Learn more about this book.

There is good information here for when you have conversations with people who are curious about your profession of independent advocacy.


Full access to our podcast series, “Is Independent Advocacy Right for Me?” to help you decide whether you are cut out to start and grow an advocacy practice.
Value = $5

    Free advocacy courses at the PracticeUP! Online website.
    Value =
    (depending on the membership you choose) $57 to hundreds of dollars

    From deciding whether you wish to be an advocate, to figuring out how to market your services and sign up new clients (client acquisition), several courses are offered for free to APHA members.(value = range $87 up to $175 or more, depending on membership choice.)

    Learn more about this offer.

    Join APHA today and benefit from these free gifts!