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NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator

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ORGANIZATION: NAMI of Greater Toledo

  • 14 people are interested

NAMI Greater Toledo is seeking a facilitator for our NAMI Family Support Group. Our family support group is a support group designed for family members who are supporting a loved one living with a mental health diagnosis. It is offered every 1 st, 2 nd, and 3 rd Monday (excluding holidays) from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the NAMI Office - 4334 Secor Rd., Toledo, OH 43623. It is also offered the 4 th Monday of month via ZOOM from 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Who qualifies? You, if you are a NAMI member who meets these guidelines:

  • Must be an active member of NAMI prior to taking the training andagree to maintain membership while serving as a Family Support Group facilitator.
  • Must commit to arriving on time and completing every day of training (time/days listed above & below). Your NAMI affiliate may be billed for costs incurred by last-minute cancellations.
  • Willingness to adhere to NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator policies and to facilitate each meeting as prescribed by NAMI National and the approved curriculum.
  • Commitment to communicate with NAMI Ohio state office as requested.
  • Commitment to provide group participant data to NAMI Ohio as required.
  • Willingness to identify potential new facilitators from your group.
  • Willingness to encourage participants to become NAMI members.
  • Must receive approval/endorsement form your local NAMI affiliate and/or NAMI Ohio.
  • I am at a point in my life where I am familiar and comfortable with the emotional issues families face with relatives affected by a mental illness.
  • I can self-disclose about my own feelings of guilt, anger, shame, ambivalence, and grief regarding my life situation.
  • I am willing to participate in an intensive Saturday & Sunday training in accordance with NAMI standards.
  • I am committed to make myself available to facilitate a regularly scheduled Family Support Group in accordance with the needs of my affiliate and/or NAMI Ohio for the next Two Years, if asked to do so. I understand that this commitment is for a support group scheduled at least once per month.
  • I will work with my local affiliate and/or NAMI Ohio to market and offer a regularly scheduled Family Support Group within 3 months of this training.
  • I understand that TWO facilitators are necessary for a support group session.

If interested, please contact Program Coordinator, Kristen Zientek, for more information: 419-243-1119 ext. 102 or kzientek@namitoledo.org

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About NAMI of Greater Toledo


2753 W. Central, toledo, OH 43606, US

Mission Statement

NAMI of Greater Toledo is a community based, family and consumer focused organization, dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe mental illness through support, education and advocacy.


NAMI of Greater Toledo is a organization that provides support groups and educational classes to family members and consumers that have a mental illness. Our organization also provides support groups and psychoeducational classes for children and adolscents. Our services are free and no referral is needed.


Advocacy & Human Rights
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Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support


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4334 Secor RoadToledo, OH 43623



  • Mental Health
  • Group Facilitation


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours/week
  • Training offered by NAMI OHIO

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