Manuals, 2013 Updates
NAMI 2013 Manual Edits Survey - Have you noticed typos in the 2013 manual for this program, or do you have other corrections to suggest? Please follow this link to a survey that will allow you to submit those corrections. Instructions are included in the survey.
Manuals, 2012 Updates
Time Cards - to warn presenters when time is running out
IOOV Train - Program Metaphor
Audience Evaluation of Presentation, 2013 version
IOOV Ambassador Info Sheet - reminder sheet for presenters to have on hand
Presenter Post-Presentation Checklist NEW!- created by NAMI SC State Trainer Janie Simpson
IOOV Best Practices (2013) - recently updated!
NAMI New York Development Guide - Tips and best practices gathered from six affiliates in New York
Hot Potato Questions NEW! - can be used as a presenter refresher role play
NAMI South Carolina Presenter Refresher NEW! - Volume 1; created by State Trainer Janie Simpson
Ordering Program Materials - Only NAMI State and Affiliate Organizations can order through Bob directly. All materials (with the exception of trainer manuals) can also be printed locally by downloading manuals from the NAMI store. Please contact your state organization to access digital manual materials.
Sample Budget, yearly budget examples for offering IOOV
Training Preparation Cheat Sheet - recently updated!
Sample Presenter Profile - recently updated!
IOOV Coordinator Post-Training Checklist - important step to take with newly trained presenters
Sample Press Release, call for speakers
Outreach Letter, use to recruit venues to at which to present
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Consumer Delivered Anti-Stigma Program, PSJ Winter 2010 - This study evaluated IOOV using Masters of Social Work students to measure changes in attitude, knowledge and social distance after the IOOV presentation. The findings further support the effectiveness of IOOV and indicated that graduate level helping professionals can benefit from anti-stigma programs.
The Impact of In Our Own Voice on Stigma, American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilition 2008 - This study examined the effectiveness of IOOV compared to psychoeducation, in regards to bipolar disorder, unipolar depression, schizophrenia and general mental illness. The study concluded that the IOOV presentation significantly decreased stigma for bipolar disorder, unipolar depression and general mental illlness compared to psychoeducation.
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Consumer-Provided Mental Health Recovery Education Program, PSJ Summer 2006 - This study investigated the effectivess of IOOV in improving knowledge and attitudes about mental illnesses. The study used undergraduate students. The findings indicated that the IOOV group showed significant positive change across time, as well as significantly greater improvements in their knowledge and attitude scores than the group that particiated in a presentation about psychology careers.
Accessing Reported Data (for NAMI State or Affiliate Organization Program Directors/Coordinators)