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Family Programs Leadership Summit

Not a public event; by invitation only.

We cordially invite all family programs teachers and facilitators to a Summit honoring and thanking our volunteers for their service and commitment to NAMI Wisconsin’s family programs. We present a day offering skill development and networking. 

Click here to register for this event!

Please help us give a warm welcome to our keynote speaker, Dr. Robert McGrath, Distinguished Psychologist of UW-Madison & Coordinator of UW Mind-Body Wellness Services. Dr. McGrath will address: “Living with Vitality: Pathways to Health and Happiness.”

The day includes:

  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch
  • Guided Table Discussions on Family Program Leaders Interests & Issues
  • Volunteer Recognition and Presentation of the Claire Ryan Award

Breakout Session #1: Choose 1
A: “Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): How It Works” 
B: “Seeking Support and Community in a Digital Age”

Breakout Session #2: Choose 1
A: “Building Effective Communication Skills Means Learning to Truly Listen for What is Said”
B: “Early Psychosis Treatment”

Breakout Session #3: Choose 1
A: “From Shame to Healing: Living Successfully with Depression and Suicidal Plans”
B: “From Trauma to Resilience”

Download a more detailed description of the day. 


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Earlier Event: October 17
Board of Directors meeting
Later Event: November 21
Board of Directors meeting