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Regional Volunteer Appreciation and Refreshers
June 20, 2015 - Warrenton
June 27, 2015 - Richmond
July 11, 2015 -Roanoke
August 8, 2015 - Norfolk
May 2-3, 2015 - In Our Own Voice Presenter Training - Chantilly
June 13-14, 2015 - Connections Facilitator Training - Winchester
September 11-13, 2015 - Family-to-Family Teacher Training - location to be announced
September 12-13, 2015 - Family Support Group Facilitator Training - location to be announced
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 schedule 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 coming soon.
July 15th - 6-8pm - Warrenton
July 16th - 5:30-6:30pm - Norfolk
Aug 11th - 6:30-8:30pm - Falls Church
Aug 20th - 6-8pm - Richmond
Sept 14th - 6-8pm - Roanoke
Youth and Family Programs
April 8 - May 20 - Manassas
June 26 - 28 - Teacher Training - Location to be announced.
For more information, visit NAMI Basics Program webpage.
Virginia Family Network and Youth MOVE Virginia
Family and Youth Leadership Summit
May 2, 2015 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
We hope you're able to join us for the 2015 Family and Youth Leadership Summit)! The main program includes plenary and keynote speakers, workshops, resources, and networking opportunities.
There is also a separate track for youth and young adults focused on supporting youth and young adults with mental health needs!
The Summit is the only event of its kind which is focused on the issues that matter to families who have children and youth with mental health needs. This is a unique and exciting opportunity, and all are welcome!
Register today or contact Stephany for more information at email@example.com or 804-285, 8264, ext. 207.
Special thanks to the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, and the Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center for their generous support of this event.
Sponsorship packets available!
Convention and Annual Meeting
State Convention: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Affiliate Leader Retreat: Sunday, June 7, 2015
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 will be available in the Spring and registration for the Kick-Off Luncheon will be available in June. Please visit www.namiwalks.org/Virginia for additional information and details. The website will be open in the early spring.