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Adult and Family Programs

Coordinator Retreat

Spring 2016

Regional Volunteer Appreciation and Refreshers

June 20, 2015 - Warrenton

June 27, 2015 - Richmond

July 11, 2015 -Roanoke

August 8, 2015 - Norfolk

Volunteer Trainings

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

NAMI Basics

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 smelton@namivirginia.org 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

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. 


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