CELT Leadership Academy is a free 3-day training designed to give people diagnosed with mental illness important tools for successful leadership. CELT is a program of the Mental Health Association of Virginia. 434-953-9798, www.mhav.org
VOCAL Facilitator Trainings - Learn to lead mental health recovery groups. This week-long training teaches skills for facilitating Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Often held in Richmond in Fall. Call 804-343-1777.
The NAMI Peer to Peer Mentor Training - Learn how to facilitate Peer to Peer educational class for mental health consumers (taught by consumers to consumers). Training, lodging, meals, and course materials are provided free of charge. http://www.nami.org/
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence also has an excellent list of nonprofit management trainings in Virginia.
VaACCSES offers free workshops on SSI/SSDI Work Incentives and on How to Work and Keep Your Benefits. They also run a program for Work Incentives Specialist Certification.