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Education

NAMI SW WA Class Schedule

We try to schedule each class 3-4 times a year. We schedule our classes when we have facilitators available.


For Individuals

Peer-to-Peer

The Peer-to-Peer course gives you an opportunity to gain tangible resources – personalized plans, strategies for potential events in the future and information – as well as a deeper understanding of your personal recovery process.

 

We do not have a Peer to Peer class scheduled yet.

Pre-register and we will contact you when we schedule a class.

 

 


For Families

Family-to-Family

Family-to-Family is an 8-week course for adults who have an adult loved one living with a mental health disorder. As a participant, you can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. You learn invaluable information about schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, and co-occurring brain disorders and addictive disorders. The course includes up-to-date information about medications, side effects, and strategies for medication adherence and current research related to the biology of brain disorders and the evidence-based, most effective treatments to promote recovery. Learn problem-solving skills, and acquire strategies for handling crises and relapse.

We do not have a Family to Family class scheduled yet.

Pre-Register and we will contact you when we schedule a class.

 

Basics

As a Basics participant you can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. The 6-week course is designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness. Basics is taught by a team of trained teachers who are family caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness as children. It includes up-to-date information on a range of mental illnesses and their impact on the brain and current research on treatments including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects. The course time to prepare for interactions with the mental health care system, school system, and juvenile justice system.

We do not have a Basics class scheduled yet.

Pre-Register and we will contact you when we schedule a class.


 

For the Community

Family and Friends

Participants of the one-time, 90-minute seminar will learn about different mental health diagnoses, types of treatment, what mental health recovery looks like, communication strategies, crisis preparation, and NAMI Resources.

We do not have a Family and Friends presentation scheduled yet.

Pre-register and we will contact you when we schedule a presentation.