NAMI Provider introduces mental health professionals to the unique perspectives of people with mental health conditions and their families. You’ll develop enhanced empathy for their daily challenges and recognize the importance of including them in all aspects of the treatment process.
NAMI Provider is a 15-hour program of in-service training taught by a team consisting of an adult with a mental health condition, a family member and a mental health professional who is also a family member or has a mental health condition themselves.
What You’ll Gain
- Understanding of the realities of having a mental health condition
- Increased compassion for the vulnerabilities people face when seeking care
- Recognition of your critical role in the individual and family’s journey towards recovery
- Empowered view of the lasting impact your care makes
What People Are Saying
“When I went through the course, I kept thinking ‘what a wonderful learning experience that all our [hospital] staff need to have.’ We have worked hard over the years to create a more humanistic and compassionate culture. This program will definitely help us in that direction.” -Participant
“Most of the attendees have expressed that the course has profoundly affected their work. Many have stated that this was the best training class they have ever taken.” -Leader
Current and Upcoming NAMI Provider Programs
NAMI Kansas has scheduled 8 NAMI Provider seminars throughout 2021. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a professional service provider who would like more information.
Apply to become a NAMI Provider teacher!
NAMI Provider State Training is scheduled for September 19-20. You may express your interest in becoming a NAMI Provider teacher by completing an application HERE. NAMI Kansas will then contact you with further information.