1st Day of NAMI Basics Henry County

NAMI Basics is a no-cost 6-week session program for parents, foster parents and primary caregivers of adolescents who have shown signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Registration ends Friday April 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Foster parents in Iowa and Illinois are eligible to obtain credit training hours. (2.5 hours for 6 weeks = 15 hours).

Learn more: Here

To register:   Online  or 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (M-F  from 10-2).


1st Day NAMI Basics Education Program

NAMI Basics is a no-cost 6-week session program for parents, foster parents and primary caregivers of adolescents who have shown signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Course runs through May 5 (skipping Easter Sunday). Registration ends Friday March 22 at 2:00 p.m.

Foster parents in Iowa and Illinois are eligible to obtain credit training hours. (2.5 hours for 6 weeks = 15 hours).

This program is taught by trained parents/caregivers who have similar lived experiences of their own children, allowing families to connect, learn and empower themselves to overcome new challenges. This program is offered in part from a Thiesen’s More for Your Community Grant.

Course Elements Include:
~ The biology of the brain
~The latest research advances in treatment and an overview of treatment options
~The impact of a child’s mental health condition on the rest of the family
~ An overview of the systems of care for children and teens living with a mental health condition

To register: Please call our office at 563-386-7477 ext.266 or online: https://bit.ly/2Ld15Sl


Now Registering NAMI Basics Henry County

Begins Saturday April 6 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

NAMI Basics is a no-cost 6-week session program for parents, foster parents and primary caregivers of adolescents who have shown signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Registration ends Friday April 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Foster parents in Iowa and Illinois are eligible to obtain credit training hours. (2.5 hours for 6 weeks = 15 hours).

Learn more: Here

To register:   Online  or 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (M-F  from 10-2).


Now Registering NAMI Basics Program – Davenport

Begins Sunday March 24- from 2 to 4:30 p.m.b

NAMI Basics is a no-cost 6-week session program for parents, foster parents and primary caregivers of adolescents who have shown signs or symptoms of a mental health condition. Course runs through May 5 (skipping Easter Sunday). Registration ends Friday March 22 at 2:00 p.m.

Foster parents in Iowa and Illinois are eligible to obtain credit training hours. (2.5 hours for 6 weeks = 15 hours).

This program is taught by trained parents/caregivers who have similar lived experiences of their own children, allowing families to connect, learn and empower themselves to overcome new challenges. This program is offered in part from a Thiesen’s More for Your Community Grant.

Course Elements Include:
~ The biology of the brain
~The latest research advances in treatment and an overview of treatment options
~The impact of a child’s mental health condition on the rest of the family
~ An overview of the systems of care for children and teens living with a mental health condition

To register: Please call our office at 563-386-7477 ext.266 or online: https://bit.ly/2Ld15Sl


Foster Family Mental Health Education offers CEU Credits

NAMI is partnering with Four Oaks Foster and Adoptive Family Connection to offer up to 15-hours continuing education credit to Illinois and Iowa foster parents that care for youth exhibiting mental health symptoms.  Grants from Theisen’s and the Quad Cities Community Foundation make this foster course possible.

“NAMI is a national organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals living with a mental health condition and their families,” says Vicki Walters, local NAMI education coordinator. “Our programs are taught by family members with lived experiences. These programs offer new insights into mental health conditions, as well as support for all-types of family members who serve as caregivers.”

NAMI Basics education program will be offered in six sessions beginning Sunday, March 24 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at CASI – Center for Active Seniors, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. The course is free and available to parents, foster parents, and other caregivers of children and adolescents who have shown symptoms of a mental health condition. Registration is required. Learn more at www.namigmv.org, https://bit.ly/2Ld15Sl or call 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (M-F 10-2).

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