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Upcoming Events - Education, Training & Peer Support Newsletter, March 2010

June 30
Education, Training & Peer Support Center Institute (at the NAMI Convention)
1:45 – 3:15pm (Eastern Time)
Washington, DC

Every year marks progress in NAMI’s signature programs as they move forward in new editions to new and different audiences.  In there various stages of development, NAMI programs demonstrate a remarkable record of change, refinement and achievement, and reach and ever-growing circle of participants.  The education Institute will feature reports on this progress from our programs for family members and for individuals with a mental illness. 

History in the Making: Family-to-Family as an Evidence-based program
Joyce Burland, PhD, director, NAMI Education Training, and Peer Support Program

Peer-to-Peer 3rd Edition: Enriching the Experience of Recovery
Sarah O’Brien, director, NAMI Peer-to-Peer Program
Deanna Green, national trainer, NAMI Peer-to-Peer Program

Extending In Our Own Voice to Veterans Groups
Presenter to be announced

NAMI Basics Expanded: New Modules for Transition Age Youth and for Professional Providers
Teri Brister, PhD, director, NAMI Basics

Take This Job and Love It!  Facilitating a Connection Support Group
Presenter to be announced