Signature Program Training for Affiliates

NAMI signature programs are all peer-led and utilize a ‘train the trainer’ model. They are each built around structured manuals to ensure fidelity to each program model and require participation in extensive training workshops to become certified to lead each program.  NAMI Illinois provides training on NAMI Signature Programs for affiliate members.    Now is the time to start recruiting and screening participants.

Please note the Deadline for each training registration will be one month prior to the training date.

Learn About Specific Program Requirements

To assist you with your recruiting efforts please download and use the Education Training 2017 Series Application to help ensure you match the right people for the right program.

NAMI Illinois’ goal is to have each training break even.  Registration fees for each training will be no more than $225 per person.  

The registration fee covers:    Training materials, fees associated with location costs, trainer expenses, lunch and breaks.

Your registration fee does NOT cover: Travel costs overnight lodging, breakfast or dinner.


2017 Signature Program Training Schedule

Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitator Training – March 25 – 26, 2017 and October, 2017 – Wheaton, Illinois

In Our Own Voice – July, 2017 – location and date to be determined

De Familia a Familia de NAMI – July 28 – 30, 2017 – location and date to be determined


If you are interested in Ending the Silence training’s please contact NAMI Illinois at 217-522-1403.