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NAMI Virginia Program Trainings

Adult and Family Programs

 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. 

2020 Spring Trainings

After following the rapid changes/developments around COVID-19, NAMI Virginia has cancelled/postponed all trainings/events from now through April in order to promote safety of our members.  We will continue to monitor developments and make decisions on other trainings as we receive updated information and reschedule as soon as possible.  

Connection Facilitator Training 

When: May 2-3 

Application deadline:  April 13th  

Location: TBD 


Peer-to-Peer Leader Training 

When: August 22-23

Application deadline: July 20th  

Online training deadline:  August 3rd  

Location: Richmond, VA 


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 Mary Beth Walsh at 

Basics Teacher Training 

When: TBD Summer 2020  

Location: Roanoke, VA 


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