FREE NAMI BASICS Workshops for Parents/Caregivers of Children and Teens with:

ADD/ADHD , PTSD, RAD, OCD, ODD, Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s, Autism, Schizophrenia

 

A program of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness

These 6 week workshops have valuable information to help parents support children & teens with behavioral differences, while maintaining their own well-being.  The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family members who know what it’s like to have a child struggling with one of these brain disorders.  Topics covered will be the ‘no fault’ approach, getting an accurate diagnosis, overview of treatment options, the impact on family, communication, crisis management, systems involved with your child, record keeping, advocating & team building for you & your child.

 

Meets for 6 sessions FREE OF COST

Designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness.

Taught by a team of trained teachers who are family caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness as children.

Provides critical information and strategies related to care-giving.

Incorporates presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

 

Why You Should Attend:

 

A toolkit of information

Up-to-date information on a range of mental illnesses and their impact on the brain.

Current research on treatments including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects.

Preparation for interactions with the mental health care system, school system and juvenile justice system.

Training in preparedness and emotional resiliency

Skills related to managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively.

Strategies for self-care and for navigating the challenges presented by mental illness for each family member.

Empowerment as an effective advocate for your child.

Confidence and stamina for life-long understanding and support.

A community

Perhaps most importantly, as a participant you can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. Recovery is a journey and there is hope for all families and individuals dealing with a brain disorder. The in-person group experience of NAMI Basics provides the opportunity for mutual support and positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the opportunity to help others grow.

 

Please contact Marcus Boyd at 901-725-0305 or email at mboyd.namimemphis@gmail.com to register as space is limited. Class to start October 8th , 2019

 

Veronique Black

NAMI Memphis

901-725-0305 phone

901-725-0306 fax

3729 S. Hickory Ridge Mall

Suite #480

Memphis, TN 38115

 

You or someone you love has a mental illness. That’s why there’s NAMI

Le Bonheur Volunteen Program is looking for high school students ages 15-18 that are interested in the volunteer/shadowing program this summer. We will also welcome any college student that may be interested. Please email lbvolunteers@lebonheur.org for questions.

Applications will be published the first of April and will run/be accepted the whole month!

Healthy Life Sports Camp is accepting 2019-2020 applications for the following Summer and After-school Program positions; 

 

  1. Program Director
  2. Nutrition Manager
  3. Coaches
  4. Cooks
  5. Food Preparers

 

If you have experience in the following areas please send your resume to Nikiel Winston at nwinston@healthylifesportscamp.com

*Experience is not required, but it is highly considered! Healthy Life Sports Camp will be conducting background checks on all applicants.  Interviews will be scheduled after resume’ is reviewed.  Please No Calls.

Porter-Leath is hosting a CAREER FAIR!

The Early Childhood Support Center 3400 Prescott Road, Memphis, TN 38118. (Training Room)
Monday, December 18, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Some of the open positions include:

·Certified Pre-K Teachers
·Teachers
·Family Service Workers
·Residential Monitors
·Floater Assistants
·Maintenance Technicians
·Custodian Floaters and More!

TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED!

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Solar Eclipse Event at the Pink Palace

Monday, August 21 • 12 noon – 2pm
FREE

The sun is always shining on the Pink Palace Museum…except for the two or so minutes of total Solar Eclipse, Monday, August 21, 2017!

Celebrate, enjoy, learn and most of all, experience this once-in-a-lifetime event at the Pink Palace Museum. While it’s true that Memphis will only see an almost total (94%) eclipse, we are making the most of it.

Join us on the Pink Palace Mansion front lawn for:

  • Safe, viewing telescopes
  • Scale model solar system walk
  • Eclipse activity tables
  • Eclipse educators and Planetarium astronomers
  • NASA live feed of the Solar Eclipse on our Planetarium lobby monitors
  • World’s largest fully functioning solar eclipse glasses (courtesy of American Paper Optics in Bartlett)

Since it is never safe to stare into the sun, stop by our Museum Shop and purchase your safe viewing Solar Eclipse glasses. They’re selling fast so make sure you get them ahead of time!

The Memphis Public Libraries summer camp applications are live on the http://www.memphislibrary.org/  website. The Summer Camps are a main banner on the website that links directly to all of our summer camp applications. Along with the applications, there is a link to a FAQ that will pretty much answer all questions pertaining to the camps.

 

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