NAMI Basics Educator


(42.341,-89.08479)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Multiple LocationsRockford, IL 61103

About

NAMI Basics is an educational program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents (under 18 years old) living with mental illnesses. It covers the fundamentals of caring for yourself, for your family and for your child.

What You Should Expect:

Meets for six sessions, 2.5 hours each, free to participant.

Designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness.

Taught by a team of trained teachers who are family caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness as children

Provides critical information and strategies related to caregiving.

Incorporates presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

*In search of parents/caregivers of children living with a mental illness to attend our NAMI Basics course and then be trained in facilitating it.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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