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Regional Volunteer Appreciation and Refreshers
Our 2016 training schedule is TBD and will be released in early 2016.
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
- January 9, 2016, Beacon House at 3808C Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 -- 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!
- Youth Leadership Training
- January 30th & 31st, Fairfax, Virginia. Click here to apply!
- Parents and Teachers as Allies Presenter Training Announced!
- On February 27, 2016, there will a Parents and Teachers as Allies Prester Training in Richmond, Virginia. Adult presenters are always needed, but young adults are especially encouraged to apply! To register, complete this application and send it to Jeff Conley at Jeff Conley firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 285-1749.
- What is Parents and Teachers as Allies? NAMI Parents and Teachers as Allies is a two-hour in-service program helping school professionals identify the early warning signs of early-onset mental illnesses in children and adolescents in schools. The program focuses on the specific, age-related symptoms of mental illnesses in youth, how best to intervene, and shared the lived experiences of consumers and families. This program is designed for teachers, administrators, school health professionals, parents and others in the school community. The program is designed to target schools in urban, suburban, rural, and culturally diverse communities and the toolkit has been developed to be culturally sensitive.
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)