NAMI Provider Education
NAMI Provider Education is a free, 15 hour program of in-service training taught by a team consisting of an adult with mental illness, a family member and a mental health professional.
What You’ll Gain
- Understanding of the realities of living with mental illness
- Increased compassion for the vulnerabilities people face when seeking care
- Recognition of your critical role in the individual and family’s journey towards recovery
- Empowered view of the lasting impact your care makes
What People are Saying
“When I went through the course, I kept thinking ‘what a wonderful learning experience that all our [hospital] staff need to have.’ We have worked hard over the years to create a more humanistic and compassionate culture. This program will definitely help us in that direction.” – Participant
“Most of the attendees have expressed that the course has profoundly affected their work. Many have stated that this was the best training class they have ever taken.” – Teacher
Sign Up for a Class
For more information and to register, call our office at 1-866-NAMI (6264) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Resources for Providers
NAMI and the Hospital Corporation of America have collaborated together to create Competent Caring: When Mental Illness Becomes a Traumatic Event, an educational video/DVD for continuing education training for healthcare staff. The DVD highlights the experience of an individual living with a mental illness, as well as the staff response when he seeks treatment for a mental health crisis in an emergency room setting.