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ORGANIZATION: NAMI-CC (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County)

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Share your lived experience to help other families by becoming a NAMI Basics teacher.
NAMI Clackamas is seeking volunteers to teach our NAMI Basics. If you have lived experience of raising a child or adolescent with a mental health condition, this is a great way to give back and help other families facing similar challenges. NAMI Basics is a free six-session class (once a week) for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have either been diagnosed with a mental health condition or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed. It is taught by people who have been there--who have parented a child with a mental health condition.

Requirements include taking the Basics class and then attending a Basics Teacher Training. Training can be done online.

Classes are currently being held via Zoom. Possible in-person classes to be determined later this year, but will be held based on teacher availability and preference for online or in-person.

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About NAMI-CC (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County)

Location:

10202 SE 32nd Ave., Ste 501, Milwaukie, OR 97222, US

Mission Statement

NAMI Clackamas is a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for everyone impacted by mental health issues through support, education, and advocacy. Our vision is hope, health, acceptance, and community for everyone impacted by mental illness.

Description

A grassroots organization for and by people with mental illness, whether in themselves or a family member.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10202 SE 32nd Ave Ste. 501Milwaukie, OR 97222

(45.44965,-122.62901)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mental Health
  • Child Development
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Crisis Intervention

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Once a week for 6 weeks. Classes are scheduled based on teacher availability.
  • Must live in Portland, OR area Must have raised a child or adolescent with a mental health condition

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