Below is the schedule for NAMI California Education and Support Group Programs. Trainings are announced in the Upcoming Trainings page of the NAMI California website.
Applications are now being received for the following Family Program Education Trainings:
- March 4-6: Family-to-Family – Ventura
- April 1-3: Basics and Family-to-Family – Ontario
Applications are now being accepted for the following Peer Program Trainings*:
March 4-6: Peer-to-Peer – Ventura
No IOOV trainings are scheduled by NAMI California at this time
*Important Note: There will be additional trainings offered for all the programs above. These workshops will be hosted by affiliates and sponsored by NAMI California in the form of small grants. Interested affiliates should contact email@example.com for details on how to apply for a grant.
NAMI support group trainings are for NAMI members to become facilitators of a support group. The education trainings are for members desiring to become teachers or mentors of an education program. Upon graduation, the affiliate makes arrangements with the graduate to teach the class.
Qualifications for training: Interested parties should be NAMI members in good standing and ideally have graduated from the same education program they intend to teach. A participant also needs to be recommended by their local NAMI chapter. Additional qualifications will apply. Please ask your NAMI affiliate to contact Family and Peer Programs Supervisor Lynn Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an application via email. Prospective teachers/facilitators should return their applications in a timely manner as these workshops fill quickly.
Send inquiries to:
- Family and Peer Programs: Lynn Cathy – email@example.com
IOOV, Parents and Teachers as Allies, Ending the Silence, NAMI on Campus, Provider Education: Erik Villalobos – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mental Health 101: Melen Vue – email@example.com
- Director of Programs: Beth Wolf – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Director of Community Engagement: Melen Vue – email@example.com
NAMI California Office: (916) 567-0163