NAMI Virginia Family to Family Coordinator and Teacher Expectations
- NAMI Virginia Program Priorities— We share this because we want our volunteers to be clear about what our focus is. We want them to keep us accountable and know how to support our efforts.
- NAMI Virginia Program Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities Form (UPDATED 2015)- Clarifies the commitment of volunteer and the affiliate to one another. Reviewed and signed at training, copy provided to both volunteer and coordinator/champion.
- NAMI Programs Family-to-Family Data Reporting Policy
Materials to Assist Coordinators and Teachers for the Family-to-Family Program
Before Your Course
- What to Do Before, During and After a Class– Step by step process to help guide you through your Family-to-Family course.
- Course Registration Form– Each trained teaching team interested in hosting a course must complete this form and mail to the state office in order to receive supplies.
- Request for Space Template
- Participant Screening Tool
- Press Release Template
- Outreach flyer
- Welcome Letter Template (to class participants)
- First Day of Class Sign-Up Sheet
During and After your Course
- How to Enter Data and Access the Extranet and Resources
- Class Check-in Form Template– Keep track of your participant’s attendance.
- DBHDS Acknowledgement – Please read briefly at the start of your course.
- Contact NAMI Virginia for an electronic Completion Certificate template to use for Course Graduates. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request that NAMI Virginia create/print them for you. Please note: If you ask the state office to print the certificates, please provide 2 weeks notice, the date of graduation, and the graduate’s name as they would like it to appear on the certificate.
Helpful Program Resources
- NAMI Programs – Consolidated Operating Policies (UPDATED 2017)
- NAMI Programs- Code of Conduct (UPDATED 2015)
- F2F Operating Policies
- NAMI National Link
- NAMI Education News site – Great resources for all program leaders, including schedule of upcoming NAMI TA calls. (Password: nami)
- NAMI Programs Cultural Adaptation and Translations Procedures
- Informational Flyer – Share with community partners, potential participants, etc.
- Brain Basics Powerpoint
- Family-to-Family Fact Sheet
- Promotional Toolkit
Materials for Family-to-Family Coordinators