NAMI Los Angeles County Council is hosting a free NAMI Parents and Teachers as Allies Training on Saturday April 9th, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Parents and Teachers as Allies educates Teachers and School Staff through a panel of trained volunteers on:
- The latest research on brain disorders in children and adolescents
- Signs of early onset mental illness in children and adolescents as seen at home and school
- Understanding family reactions to mental illness community resources
- Early intervention and treatment, which lead to better education and mental health outcomes for students
Team Member Requirements:
MODERATOR: A person with background in education such as a teacher, principal, retired school professional, school counselor, etc.
PRESENTER: A person who is a Family-to-Family or Basics teacher, ideally someone with lived experience of coping with a child with early onset mental illness
PARENT: A person who testifies about the complex and exhausting realities of parenting a child with mental illness
INDIVIDUAL LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS: A person who had symptoms of mental illness as a child or adolescent and is now living well in recovery.
Temple City First Baptist Church
6019 Baldwin Ave.
Temple City, CA 91780
Contact Lynette Ranger for a training application at (626) 864-2161 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Light breakfast, lunch and materials will be provided