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Training Opportunities

If you would like to become a leader, teacher, mentor or facilitator for any of the NAMI Signature Programs, you must be trained by a certified State Trainer in that program.

Following is the current training schedule for leaders of NAMI signature education and peer support programs.

For more information about the individual programs and training opportunities, contact the NAMI Kansas Program Coordinator at programs@namikansas.org.

NAMI Kansas 2020 State Training Schedule:

To participate in a state training, you must download and complete the application form for that training, including having your application approved by your affiliate president!

  • NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training:  Coming Fall 2020.
  • NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher Training: Coming Fall 2020.
  • NAMI Peer-to-Peer Teacher Training:  Coming Fall 2020.
  • NAMI Basics Teacher Training: August 1-2 (Topeka) CLICK HERE to download the application form.
  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitator Training – August 22-23 (Topeka) CLICK HERE to download the application form.
  • NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator Training: September 19-20 (Topeka) CLICK HERE to download the application form.
  • NAMI Smarts for Advocacy:  Coming Fall 2020.
  • NAMI Homefront:  On-going, contact programs@namikansas.org for more information.
  • NAMI Ending the Silence Presenter Training: On-going, contact programs@namikansas.org for more information.
  • NAMI Family & Friends: On-going, contact programs@namikansas.org for more information.

To become a State Trainer for a NAMI Signature Program:

(All trainings will take place in Arlington, VA, from May 1-3, 2020.)

  • NAMI Basics:  You must have taught at least one complete NAMI Basics course within the past 12 months.
  • NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group:  You must have at least 6 months experience facilitating a NAMI Connection group, utilizing the NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group model within the past 12 months.
  • NAMI Family Support Group:  You must have at least 6 months experience facilitating a NAMI Family Support Group, using the NAMI Family Support Group model within the past 12 months.
  • NAMI Family-to-Family:  You must have taught at least one complete NAMI Family-to-Family course within the past 12 months.
  • NAMI Homefront:  You must have taught at least one complete in-person NAMI Homefront course within the past 12 months.
  • NAMI In Our Own Voice:  You must have given at least five NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations (using the 2018 edition) within the past 12 months.
  • NAMI Peer-to-Peer:  You must have taught at least one complete NAMI Peer-to-Peer course (using the 2018 edition) within the past 12 months.
  • NAMI Provider:  You must have taught at least one complete NAMI Provider course (all 5 sessions) within the past 12 months.

For more information about becoming a State Trainer to train teachers, mentors, presenters and facilitators for NAMI signature programs, please contact the NAMI Kansas Program Coordinator at programs@namikansas.org.

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