NAMI Smarts is designed to be taught as a series of four 1-2 hour modules or as a single full-day training.

Download the complete Teacher Manual and Facilitation Guide for printing here:

NAMI Smarts Teacher Manual: Volume I (Modules 1-3, print single-sided)

NAMI Smarts Teacher Manual: Volume II (Modules 4-5, Advocacy Day Module, print single-sided)

NAMI Smarts Facilitation Guide (print double-sided)

 

Module 1

Telling a compelling story that makes an “ask” in 90 seconds

NAMI Smarts Module 1 Teacher Script

NAMI Smarts Module 1 Worksheets

NAMI Smarts Module 1 Slides

NAMI Smarts Module 1 Certificate

 

Module 2

Writing an effective email, giving an elevator pitch and making an impactful phone call

NAMI Smarts Module 2 Teacher Script

NAMI Smarts Module 2 Worksheets

NAMI Smarts Module 2 Slides

NAMI Smarts Module 2 Certificate

 

Module 3

Orchestrating a successful meeting with an elected official

NAMI Smarts Module 3 Script

NAMI Smarts Module 3 Worksheets

NAMI Smarts Module 3 Slides

NAMI Smarts Module 3 Certificate

Module 4

Medication: protecting choice

NAMI Smarts Module 4 Teacher Script

NAMI Smarts Module 4 Worksheets

NAMI Smarts Module 4 Slides

NAMI Smarts Module 4 Certificate

 

Module 5

Understanding and advocating for parity in health insurance

NAMI Smarts Module 5 Script

NAMI Smarts Module 5 Worksheets

NAMI Smarts Module 5 Slides

NAMI Smarts Module 5 Certificate

 

Advocacy Day Module

NAMI Smarts Advocacy Day Script

NAMI Smarts Advocacy Day Demo Script

NAMI Smarts Advocacy Day Worksheets

NAMI Smarts Advocacy Day Slides

 

Other Documents

NAMI Smarts Permission Form

NAMI Smarts Flyer

NAMI Smarts Brochure

How to Report Workshops

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