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NAMI Basics - A Peer Education Course for Parents/Caregivers of Children wi...

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Capital School District office

198 Commerce Way

Dover, DE 19904

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NAMI Basics is A NAMI peer education program for family caregivers of children and adolescents with mental health conditions. Facilitated by trained parent/caregivers with lived experience, NAMI Basics includes topics such as: stigma and its impact on families; mental illnesses and treatments; communication strategies; navigating the mental health system; and working with schools.

This six session course is offered at the Capital School District Office in Dover on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-7:00pm beginning January 22, 2019 and concluding February 7, 2019.

*snow contingency dates are February 12 & 14, 2019.

All materials are FREE. Pre-registration is required.

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What should I bring to the training?

NAMI Basics Resource Binders will be provided free to participants, however, we suggest you bring a pen or pencil for notes.

Light refreshments will be provided by the facilitators at the first meeting. Participants will be invited to bring refreshments for the group for each subsequent meeting. This is optional.

I am a teacher. May I attend?

NAMI does offer NAMI Basics for Professionals, however this session of the course is offered exclusively to parents/caregivers. If you are also a parent/caregiver of a child living with mental illness, you are welcome to attend this course. Otherwise, please reach out to our office and request a NAMI Basics for Professionals be offered in your area.

Can I bring my child with me?

No. This course is designed for caregiver/adults only. Gaining knowledge and support through NAMI Basics allows you to be an even stronger advocate and caregiver for you child. Thank you for making arrangements for child care during NAMI Basics.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Jenn Ford can be reached at Jford@namide.org or 302-427-0787

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the class?

No. Eventbrite automatically generates a "ticket", however, it is not required upon entry.


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