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Regional Volunteer Appreciation and Refreshers
September 11-13, 2015 - Family-to-Family Teacher Training - Fredericksburg
September 12-13, 2015 - Family Support Group Facilitator Training - Richmond
September 19-20, 2015 - Connections Facilitator Training - location to be announced
October 9-11, 2015 - Peer-to-Peer Mentor Training - location to be announced
November 7-8, 2015 - In Our Own Voice Presenter Training - location to be announced
Those wishing to be considered as a candidate for a training should complete an application found on the specific program webpage and connect with their local affiliate. Additional trainings are scheduled upon the request of the affiliate or once sufficient interest warrants so it is important your affiliate is aware of your interest in this volunteer opportunity. If you are unable to reach someone with your local affiliate or have general questions regarding NAMI program trainings, please contact Sarah Steadman, Director of Programs, at 804-285-8264 x203.
NAMI Smarts for Advocacy Workshops
There is power in our experiences. We are most effective when we give voice to those experiences through our programs and in our advocacy. Trainings are free to members. Registration will soon be available for Module 2 & 3 Workshops.
Save the Date: Saturday December 5, 2015
Youth and Family Programs
Parent/Youth Leaders and Volunteers Retreat and Refresher
October 24, Beacon House at 3808C Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 -- Please join us for the Children and Youth Programs Retreat on October 24, 2015. This event is an opportunity to connect with other program volunteers and parent and youth leaders, gain valuable training and resources, and learn more about all of our Children and Youth Programs. Click here to register!
NEW PROGRAM: Children's Challenging Behaviors Teacher Training -- We are pleased to announce that we are bringing a new program for parents called Children's Challenging Behaviors. We will be holding a Children's Challenging Behaviors Teacher Training from September 19-20th in Fredericksburg.
Convention and Annual Meeting
State Convention: Summer 2016
Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony: Summer 2016
Affiliate Leader Retreat: Summer 2016 (for NAMI Virginia Affiliate Board Members only)
NAMIWalks Virginia Kick-Off Luncheon: Wednesday, August 12th at The Weinstein JCC in Richmond
NAMIWalks Virginia 2015: Saturday, October 17th at Innsbrook
Registration for NAMIWalks Virginia is available NOW and registration for the Kick-Off Luncheon will be available in June. Please visit www.namiwalks.org/Virginia for additional information and details.