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training Programs

Leadership Trainings

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

Facilitator Trainings

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/

Nonprofit Workshops

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence also has an excellent list of nonprofit management trainings in Virginia.
http://www.thecne.org

Employment Trainings

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.
703-461-8747
mmorrison@ourpeoplework.org
http://www.vaaccses.org/