Children’s Challenging Behaviors Workshop

A Class for Parents who have Children and Youth with Mental Health Needs



Six-hour workshop developed as an adaptation of NAMI Basics by our good friends at


  • Provides information to help parents understand typical behaviors versus challenging behaviors that require intervention
  •  Learn when and how to seek help, develop parenting strategies, learn the ins and outs of special education and other educational supports, and discover community resources available to families and youth
  • Taught by parents who have been on similar journeys and can provide firsthand experience
    and knowledge
  • Receive a comprehensive manual with relevant resources and information in one place

Meals are included and the cost is FREE! Child care stipends are also available, but registration is required.


Upcoming Workshops:


Saturday March 3rd

10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Dept. of Youth & Family Resources

11 Lebanon Rd. Surry, VA 23883

Contact Laura May to register for  this workshop: or call 804-309-7924


Saturday, April 28th

10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

NAMI Virginia Conference Room

2104 W. Laburnum Ave. Richmond, VA 23227

Contact NAMI Central Virginia to register for this workshop: or call 804-285-1749