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Ending the Silence Presenter Training

Ending the Silence is NAMI’s new in-school presentation program. We are now recruiting youth presenters age 18-30, who are living well with a mental illness or mental health disorder and lead presenters 18+ who are either living with a mental illness or who have a family member living with a mental illness.

Notes: Registration is required for this free training. Register to take the online portion and we will contact you to follow up with training instructions.

Questions? Contact Gena Terlizzi via email at gena@namimissouri.org.

Date:

Available Spaces: 39

Family to Family - Kansas City (Jan 2020)

Kansas City
Start Date: Tuesdays, Jan. 7 , 2020
End Date:  Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Tri-County Mental Health Services, 3100 NE 83rd St. Kansas City, Mo 64119
Notes: This free, 12-session course will run for twelve consecutive Tuesdays. Registration is required.
Contact: Bob @ 816-419-9669 or via email at FTFNorth@gmail.com

Course Flyer (click to view or download): Kansas City - Family to Family 2020 

Date: January 7, 2020

Address:
Tri-County Mental Health Services (KC)
3100 NE 83rd St.
Kansas City, MO
64119 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Family to Family - Joplin (Jan 2020)

Joplin
Start Date: Sunday, Jan. 12 , 2020
End Date:  Sunday, Mar. 29, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Peace Lutheran Church, 3100 North St. Louis Ave., Joplin, MO 64801
Notes: This free, 12-session course will run for twelve consecutive Sundays. Registration is required.
Questions? Contact NAMI Joplin at 417-781-6462 or via email at namijoplin@cable1.net
Course Flyer (click to view or download): Joplin - Family to Family 2020 

Date: January 12, 2020

Address:
Peace Lutheran Church (Joplin)
3100 North St. Louis Ave.
Joplin, MO
64801 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 18

NAMI Basics - Lee's Summit (Feb 2020)

When: Thurs., Feb. 6, 2020 - Thurs., March 12, 2020 @ 6:00 - 8:30pm
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Lee's Summit, 1625 NW O'Brien Road, Lee's Summit, MO 64081
Notes: Registration is required for this free 6-session course Download Flyer 
Course teachers: Amye Trefethen and Rhonda Stahlman: namibasics@yahoo.com

Date: February 6, 2020

Address:
First Presbyterian Church of Lee's Summit
1625 NW O’Brien Road
Lee's Summit, MO
64081 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 0

Family to Family - Lee's Summit (Spring 2020)

Lee's Summit
Dates: Monday, March 2 - May 18, 2020* 
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: ReDiscover Mental Health, 1555 NE Rice Rd, Lees Summit, MO 64086
Notes: This free, 12-session course will run for twelve consecutive Mondays. Registration is required.
Questions? Contact NAMI Missouri at 573-634-7727 or via email at info@namimissouri.org.
Course Flyer (click to view or download): Lee's Summit - Family to Family (Spring 2020) 
*Note: The course may be shortened to 8 weeks if new 8-week course material becomes available prior to course start date.

Date: March 2, 2020

Address:
ReDiscover Mental Health
1555 NE Rice Rd
Lees Summit, MO
64086 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 13

2020 In Our Own Voice Presenter Training

2020 In Our Own Voice Presenter Training

The 2020 In Our Own Voice Presenter Training has been scheduled for Fri., May 1, 2020 at the Best Western Plus Capital Inn in Jefferson City. Participants are welcomed to arrive the evening before (Thursday evening).

Event Date: Fri., May 1, 2020 (Participants may arrive the night before.)
Time: Approximately 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Best Western Plus Capital Inn, 1937 Christy Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101

To apply: Complete the 2020 IOOV Presenter Training Application

For more information: 
Read the NAMI Missouri Informational Memo to interested participants - 2020
View the Training Schedule/ Agenda
See the In Our Own Voice Presenter Agreement - updated May 2019

Date: May 1, 2020

Address:
Best Western Plus Capital Inn (Jefferson City)
1937 Christy Drive
Jefferson City, MO
65101 Map and Directions

2020 NAMI Basics Teacher Training

 

Dates/ times: Friday, June 19 at 3:00 p.m. - Sunday, June 21 at 12:00 pm
Location: Best western Plus Capital Inn, 1937 Christy Drive, Jefferson City, MO
Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
To apply: Complete the NAMI Missouri NAMI Basics Teacher Training Application

About the Training: This training is for parents and caregivers of youth who have experienced mental illness. Most of our teachers first take the NAMI Basics course and then take the teacher training to become certified to teach it. The training is provided at no cost with expenses paid primarily through a contract with the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

About the NAMI Basics course: NAMI Basics is a free educational program for parents and caregivers of youth with mental illness. It is usually taught in six weekly sessions lasting 2.5 hours each.

Date: June 19, 2020

Address:
Best Western Plus Capital Inn (Jefferson City)
1937 Christy Drive
Jefferson City, MO
65101 Map and Directions

2020 Family to Family Teacher Training

Start date/ time: Friday, July 10, 2020 at 9:00 am
End date/ time Time: Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Location: Best Western Plus Capital Inn, 1937 Christy Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Application Deadline: Friday, June 12, 2020

Click here to download a copy of the application.

Notes: Participants may arrive on Friday morning or the Thursday night before the training begins. Please be sure to let us know when you plan to arrive at least a month before the training start date in order to ensure we have your hotel accommodations secured.

About the Training: This training is for family members of individuals living with mental illness who have taken the Family to Family course and would like to become certified to teach it. The training is provided at no cost with expenses paid through a contract with the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

About the Family to Family program NAMI Family to Family is a free, 12-session educational program for friends and family members of  individuals living with mental illness. Additional information is available on the NAMI Missouri Family to Family program page or the National Family to Family program page.

Questions? Contact us at info@namimissouri.org.

Date: July 10, 2020

2020 NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator Training

2020 NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator Training

Start Date: Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 9:00 am
End Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Location: Best Western Plus Capital Inn, 1937 Christy Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Application Deadline: July 10, 2020

To apply: Complete the 2020 Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitator Training Application

About the Training: This training is for individuals living with mental illness who would like to become certified to facilitate NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups. The training is provided at no cost with expenses covered using a grant issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services through SAMHSA. The training is limited to 18 participants and runs the equivalent of 17.5 clock hours or 21 contact hours.

For more information: See the NAMI Missouri letter to interested participants and the Training Agenda.

About Connection Recovery Support Groups: NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups are free, peer-led support groups for adults living with mental illness. Participants gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by NAMI-trained facilitators in pairs of two. For additional program information, visit the NAMI Missouri Support Group page or the National Connection Recovery Support Group page.

Questions? Contact Alice Kliethermes, Director of Consumer Services, at alice@namimissouri.org

Mileage reimbursement forms for trainings are available at namimissouri.org/reimbursement.

Date: August 8, 2020

Address:
Best Western Plus Capital Inn (Jefferson City)
1937 Christy Drive
Jefferson City, MO
65101 Map and Directions

2020 Family Support Group Facilitator Training

The 2020 NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator Training will be held Saturday, September 19 – Sunday, September 20, 2020. 

Dates: Saturday, Sept. 19 – Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020
Time(s):  Day 1 – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; Day 2 – 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Location: Best Western Plus Capital Inn, 1937 Christy Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Application Deadline: Friday, Aug. 14, 2020

To apply: Complete the NAMI Missouri 2020 Family Support Group Facilitator Training Application

About the Training: This training is for friends and family members of individuals living with mental illness who would like to become certified to facilitate NAMI Family Support Groups. The training is provided at no cost with expenses covered through a contract with the Missouri Department of Mental Health. The training is limited to 18 participants. Need more info? Check out the training agenda and the email to 2019 accepted facilitator trainees.

Mileage reimbursement forms for trainings are available at namimissouri.org/reimbursement.

Date: September 19, 2020

Address:
Best Western Plus Capital Inn (Jefferson City)
1937 Christy Drive
Jefferson City, MO
65101 Map and Directions

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