About Our Teacher Training Classes
NAMI Tennessee is committed to teaching LEADERS TO RAISE AWARENESS and increase understanding of mental illness.
NAMI Family-to-Family Program Leader Training: Family to Family is for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of those with a mental illness. It goes into mental illnesses, medications, coping skills, communication skills and self-care strategies. This training is to teach family members and loved ones how to teach the NAMI Family-to-Family classes to other family members and loved ones.
NAMI Basics Program Leader Training: NAMI Basics is a workshop NAMI signature program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a mental illness. The class covers illnesses, medication, in-depth documentation with additional resources with forms for the various systems like medical and school. This training is to teach parents and caregivers how to teach the NAMI Basics classes to other parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a mental health condition.
With Hope In Mind Support Group Leader Training: With Hope in Mind (WHIM) is the name of peer–led support groups for loved ones of adults with symptoms of mental health conditions and co-occurring disorders. This training is for family members and friends of individuals with mental health conditions or co-occurring disorders who want to turn their need for support into advocacy for others.
BRIDGES Leader Training: Are you a person with a mental health condition? Then becoming a BRIDGES (Building Recovery of Individual Dreams and Goals through Education and Support) teacher and support group leader may be for you!