Training & Career Planning Programs

NAMI SJC is offering two opportunites for training and career planning.  The training is for family members of individuals living with mental illness and also for individuals who have lived experience with mental illness.  The first step is contacting Michael Fields, Executive Director Peer Recovery Services, The Wellness Center of San Joaquin County or NAMI CA to begin the process.  The process includes training and career planning support –for employment as a peer specialist or as a volu nteer.  Download the flyers below which include details of each training.,
  1. Family/Peer Support Specialist Webinar Training Program 
    The Family/Peer Support Specialist Webinar Training program is devoted to giving peers and family members an opportunity to learn about educational skills such as the Recovery Model, Communication Skills, Trauma Informed Care, among others. All webinar training sessions are guided by trained presenters and provide opportunities for live participant interaction. The goal of this program is to provide individuals with lived experience as a peer or family member Behavioral Health educational training, one-on-one career counseling, and support to volunteer or work in the Behavioral Health Field. Interested in taking part in this program? Read more...
  2. Career Training Opportunity 
    Are you one who is committed to helping community members achieving and maintaining healthy and productive lives? Do you have an understanding and compassion for those whostruggle with mental health challenges?If so, NAMI California is excited to announce a unique behavioral health
    career/volunteer peer training and placement opportunity!  
Questions? Need Interest Form?
Contact Michael Fields, Peer Recovery Services / The Wellness Center of SJC 
OR Contact: Edna Ealey 
Phone: (209) 598-5746 
OR: Program Coordinator, Jonathan DuFresne