Manuals - 2014 is the most current version. Update your current manual with the 2015 policies.
2014 Presenter Manual Page Changes- Please note that there are no content changes for 2014. This document contains the 2014 cover and the new introduction, which contains the new policies and code of conduct, and an updated audience evaluation.
2014 Trainer Manual Page Changes- Please note that there are no content changes for 2014. This document contains the 2014 cover and the new introduction, which contains the new policies and code of conduct, an updated data survey and an updated audience evaluation.
Cover Pages (color) and Spines
NAMI State Organization Program Director/Coordinator Data Site
Report a State Training
General Overview of IOOV
Background of the IOOV Program
IOOV Best Practices (2013)
NAMI New York Development Guide - Tips and best practices gathered from six affiliates in New York
Hot Potato Questions - can be used as a presenter refresher role play
NAMI South Carolina Presenter Refresher - Volume 1; created by State Trainer Janie Simpson
Sample Refresher Training Agenda
Ordering Program Materials - Only NAMI State and Affiliate Organizations can order through program materials. All materials (with the exception of trainer manuals) can also be printed locally by downloading manuals from the NAMI store. Please contact your state organization to access digital manual materials. Manuals, inlcuding trainer manuals, may be order through USA Print and Copy as well as the NAMI Store (new in 2014).
One-page Customizable Marketing Flyer
One-page Customizable Marketing Flyer (in Spanish) / Volante Personalizable de En Nuestra Propia Voz de NAMI - NEW!
Sample Budget, yearly budget examples for offering IOOV
Training Preparation Cheat Sheet
Transportation Sheet Template
Presentation Scheduling Tool
Sample Presenter Profile
Interview Screening Tool
Interview Screening Tool (in Spanish) / herramienta de examina nuevos presentadores - NEW!
IOOV Coordinator Post-Training Checklist - important step to take with newly trained presenters
Sample Press Release, call for speakers
Outreach Letter, use to recruit venues to at which to present
Cover Letter to Potential Applicants
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Consumer Delivered Anti-Stigma Program, PSJ Winter 2010 - This study evaluated IOOV using Masters of Social Work students to measure changes in attitude, knowledge and social distance after the IOOV presentation. The findings further support the effectiveness of IOOV and indicated that graduate level helping professionals can benefit from anti-stigma programs.
The Impact of In Our Own Voice on Stigma, American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilition 2008 - This study examined the effectiveness of IOOV compared to psychoeducation, in regards to bipolar disorder, unipolar depression, schizophrenia and general mental illness. The study concluded that the IOOV presentation significantly decreased stigma for bipolar disorder, unipolar depression and general mental illlness compared to psychoeducation.
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Consumer-Provided Mental Health Recovery Education Program, PSJ Summer 2006 - This study investigated the effectivess of IOOV in improving knowledge and attitudes about mental illnesses. The study used undergraduate students. The findings indicated that the IOOV group showed significant positive change across time, as well as significantly greater improvements in their knowledge and attitude scores than the group that particiated in a presentation about psychology careers.