The Arthritis Foundation invites interested professionals and lay people to attend its Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Self-Help Course Leader training.

Trained leaders will pair up and voluntarily conduct the seven-week group education course, designed to give people with lupus and their families the knowledge, confidence and skills to take a more active part in their care.Topics include medications, treatments, stress management, joint protection, relaxation techniques and much more.

The three-day training will be July 20 to Aug. 1 at the Arthritis Foundation office, 448 E. 400 South, Suite 103, in Salt Lake City. There is a $45 charge for the materials and lunch.

For more information, call 536-0990 or 1-800-444-4993.