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Regional Volunteer Appreciation and Refreshers - Register Now (for NAMI Virginia program volunteers only)
June 20, 2015 - Warrenton
June 27, 2015 - Richmond
July 11, 2015 -Roanoke
August 8, 2015 - Norfolk
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 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 available now.
Warrenton, Wednesday, July 15, 6-8pm. Register Now
Norfolk, Thursday, July 16, 6-8pm. Register Now
Falls Church, Tuesday, August 11, 6:30-8:30pm. Register Now
Richmond, Thursday, August 20, 6-8pm. Register Now
Roanoke, Monday, September 14, 6-8pm. Register Now
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.
Parent/Youth Leaders and Volunteers Retreat
July 18 - Location TBD
Convention and Annual Meeting
State Convention: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Adult Ask the Doctor Call: May 22, 2015 from 11:00am to 12:00pm Eastern Time
Please join Dr. Ken Duckworth in an interactive discussion on the following article, which presents the results of the 2014 California Well-Being Survey, which tracks mental illness stigma and discrimination, well-being and exposure to prevention and early intervention activities among Californians experienceing mental health conditions.
Please submit questions for our speaker to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Adult Ask the Doctor Question" in the subject line. We will select a few questions to feature on the call before opening the lines to questions from callers.
Friday adult conference calls with Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI's medical director and a child and adolescent psychiatrist, take place on the fourth Friday of every month. The calls are toll free and are scheduled from 11:00am to 12:00pm Eastern Time. To access the toll-free call, please dial 1-888-858-6021; access number 309918#.
Affiliate Leader Retreat: Sunday, June 7, 2015 - Register Now (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.