WELCOME TO GRACE ACADEMY

You don't have to be a professional to start a group ... get started today!

With these short videos and the Grace Group materials, you can start offering support for those in your church or community who need life-giving mental health recovery support.

 

STEP 1

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DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE GUIDES

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WATCH THE GRACE ACADEMY VIDEOS

STEP 3

PURCHASE YOUR GROUP WORKBOOKS

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START YOUR GROUP!

 

FREE GUIDES

Download your free Video Training Manual and Leader's Guide to follow along with the videos.

 

VIDEO TRAINING MANUAL

Notes to follow along and practice as you watch the videos.

 

LEADER'S GUIDE

More information and instructions as you watch the videos and facilitate your groups.

 

VIDEOS

VIDEO #1: GRACE GROUP TRAINING INTRODUCTION

An introduction to the Grace Groups and a clinical and biblical view of mental illness.

 

Materials Referenced:

Training Manual

Leader's Guide

 

VIDEO #2: THE INDIVIDUAL: MENTAL ILLNESS & FAITH

A look into what an individual with mental illness is experiencing and how it impacts his or her faith.  This video will give helpful insights for those who are hoping to facilitate a Living Grace Group.

 

Materials Referenced:

Training Manual

Leader's Guide

 

VIDEO #3: THE FAMILY: THE PROCESS OF GRIEVING & GRACE

Families or friends who have a loved one with mental health difficulties are in a process of grieving and grace. This video will explain the experiences of a family within the stages of the grieving process and prepare you to facilitate a Family Grace Group.

 

Materials Referenced:

Training Manual

Leader's Guide

Family Grace Group Workbook (pgs. 40-42)

 

VIDEO #4: THE RECOVERY PROCESS

Can someone with mental illness ever experience recovery? Explore what mental health recovery means and what the process looks like for both peers and families.

 

Materials Referenced:

Training Manual

Leader's Guide

Living Grace Workbook (pgs. 13–16)

OR

Family Grace Workbook (pgs. 12–16)

 

VIDEO #5: HOW THE GROUP WORKS

Dive into what it means to be a Grace Group facilitator and the structure of each group session.

 

Materials Referenced:

Training Manual

Leader's Guide

Living Grace Group Workbook (pgs. 5-6, 18-22, 80-81)

OR

Family Grace Group Workbook (pgs. 5-6, 17-20, 82-83)

 

 

VIDEO #6: COMMUNICATION: LEADERSHIP & TROUBLE-SHOOTING

Learn and practice key communication skills and ways to respond to experiences within your group.

 

Materials Referenced:

Training Manual

Leader's Guide

 

GROUP WORKBOOKS

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