Guests: Carolyn Hetherwick Goza, M.Ed and Michael E. Goza, B.S., CHE
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 7 PM - 9 PM
Location: Evergreen Health Medical Center, Suite Tan 100,
12303 NE 130th Lane,
Kirkland, WA 98034
Carolyn and Michael will cover the basic concepts in NAMI BASICS FREE 6-week educational course for parents/caregivers of youth/young adults living with mental illness. These experienced teachers are volunteer parents who have "walked the walk", are nationally certified by NAMI and elected board members of various Snohomish County and regional mental health resources. They are the only NAMI BASIC’S educators in the state offering this course. Together, they have taught 10 classes to over 150 parents/caregivers. Participants described the course as "life-changing", "empowering", "forever has changed my advocacy for my youth", and "has given me understanding, SO many resources, but most of all HOPE!”
Carolyn Hetherwick Goza, M.Ed.— Is a retired classroom teacher/reading specialist/college instructor of Special Education, Certified Educational Diagnostician and was in the first certification class for WA state for NAMI BASICS, Past-President Snohomish County Mental Health Advisory Board, County Council appointed member of Snohomish County Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Sales Tax Board and the Regional North Sound Mental Health Advisory Board. She and her late husband reared 3 children/adolescents from birth to adulthood, living with mental illness.
Michael E. Goza, B.S., CHE—Is a chemical engineer, retired ALCOA world-wide executive, past member of the Board of Directors of Samaritan Counseling, PNW, currently on the Board of Directors of Snohomish County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and serves on the Personnel Committee as well as being a Ruling Elder of Everett First Presbyterian Church.
16315 NE 87TH ST.
REDMOND, WA, 98052
PHONE: 425-885-NAMI (6264)