NAMI Smarts for Advocacy

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy Training Offered

Passionate and devoted, mental health advocates don’t always know the most effective way to tell their stories and present the facts to encourage legislative action.  This training is designed to create a skills based effective advocates. NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is a highly interactive and engaging workshop that employs a variety of adult learning strategies to build knowledge, confidence, and competence in:

•  Writing and delivering short and compelling personal stories that have an “ask”
•  Finding and using facts in speaking and writing
•  Preparing for and conducting a successful meeting with legislators
•  Following-up with savvy thank you notes that reinforce a key message
•  Writing focused emails that have an impact
•  Making effective phone calls

Program Contact

Phillip Lubitz, MSW
Associate Director of Advocacy and Public Policy
advocacy@naminj.org
732-940-0991

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy was held successfully on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Hunterdon Medical Center!