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Family Support Partner Training
A Family Support Partner is an individual who has lived experience with raising a child with a mental health or co-occurring diagnosis. Family Support Partners work with families to help instill hope and build resiliency. They work with families to identify goals and to overcome barriers in completing there goals. Family Support help families to engage in services and support in connecting with natural and professional supports.
For more information and to apply visit Idaho Family Support Training.
NAMI Family to Family Classes
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 11-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.
Boise, Blackfoot, and Idaho Falls classes start the week of March 6 and end the week of May 22 (11 sessions).
Click here to learn more about Boise classes.
Click here to learn more about Blackfoot and Idaho Falls classes.
Parenting Classes offered through the Nurturing Families Program are available weekly on Tuesdays at two locations:
3pm @ Peer Wellness Center (963 S Orchard St, Boise, ID 83705)
6pm @ The Riverside Office Location (7711 W Riverside Drive, Garden City, Idaho 83714)
My Journey with Jon: A Tale of Creating Hope and Optimism and Decreasing Stigma, Presented by Helen Teresa “Trez” Buckland, PhD, MEd
Learn how to describe four strategies for decreasing stigma from the perspective of a family member of an individual with serious mental illness. Learn how to describe how those four strategies lead to an increase in hope, optimism and increased productivity, and learn how to identify ways you can incorporate each strategy into your own practice and/or personal life.
View archived recording here.
Diabetes and Mental Health, presented by Amy Walters, PhD
1 hr Webinar hosted by Empower Idaho
Social, emotional, and behavioral factors significantly impact diabetes management. In this webinar Dr. Walters will discuss how psychosocial factors can help or hinder diabetes management and teach participants healthy ways to cope effectively with their diabetes. Amy Walters, PhD is a clinical health psychologist and the Director of Behavioral Health Services for St. Luke’s Humphreys Diabetes Center in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Walters works with patients to address emotional and behavioral factors which negatively impact health and chronic disease management.
Register and view archived webinar here.
Making Self-Care a Priority, presented by Sarah Harris, LCSW
1 hr Webinar hosted by Empower Idaho.
Living a self-directed life is an integral part of our mental health, but it can be difficult when we aren’t properly taking care of ourselves. The goal of this webinar is to provide education on effective self-care to help manage our emotions and relationships. Sarah Harris has a Master of Science in Clinical Counseling and works as a licensed professional counselor for Boise Girls Academy.
Register and view archived recording here.
Do you have a specific presenter or workshop in mind? We’d be happy to do the leg work to bring behavioral health education and awareness to your community! Depending on the activity and required resources, we can help coordinate behavioral health trainings, workshops, and webinars for your audience. We welcome ideas and partnerships to bring opportunities to your area! Feel free to email us about activities you may be offering or are interested in!