NAMI Virginia Program Trainings

Adult and Family Programs

Join one of our trainings! If you are interested in being trained as a program leader for one of our programs, please contact your local affiliate to discuss next steps.  If you are unable to locate an affiliate near you, please contact Mary Beth Walsh. All trainings are free of charge to participants, thanks to support from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.   

Fall 2019 Training Dates

Family Support Group Facilitator Training
Training will take place on October 12-13 in Richmond. The application deadline is September 17th.

Peer-to-Peer Program Leader Training
Training will take place on November 2-3 in Richmond. The application deadline is October 7th. The online training deadline is October 21st.

Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitator Training
Training will take place November 9-10 in Richmond. The application deadline is October 14th.

In Our Own Voice Presenter Training
Training will take place on December 7 in Richmond. The application deadline is November 11th. The online training deadline is November 25th.

Children and Youth Programs
Trainings and workshops are open to biological, foster, adoptive and kinship parents of children, youth and young adults with mental health challenges who wish to give back in their community. For more information, contact Laura May at lmay@namivirginia.org or Amanda Long at along@namivirginia.org.

Children’s Challenging Behaviors Teacher Training
Training will take place August 23-24 in Roanoke. The application deadline is August 2nd.

Advanced Parent Leadership Trainings:
The first training will take place September 28th-29th in Abingdon. The application deadline is September 10th. The second training will take place October 19th-20th in Woodbridge. The application deadline is October 1st.
Advanced Youth Leadership Training:
 Training will take place September 21st-22nd in Roanoke for ages 16-25. Deadline to apply is August 9th. Contact Amanda Long at along@namivirginia.org for questions or more information.