Learn how to effectively identify ad screen parents experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in your practice. This two-day training is appropriate for a range of providers, including OBs, pediatricians, midwives, RNs, social workers, mental health therapists, doulas, public health employees, IBCLCs, and more.
Objectives of this training:
- Understand the “real” transition to parenthood.
- Know the spectrum of perinatal mental health disorders.
- Know the risk factors for PMADs.
- Know key prevention strategies.
- Understand high risk populations and health disparities.
- Understand the impact of birth experiences on postpartum emotional health.
- Be knowledgeable about the impacts of perinatal mental health on families and communities.
- Be knowledgeable about risk and symptoms of partners and fathers.
- Know the components of a treatment plan.
- Be able to effectively talk about, and screen new/expectant parents
- Be knowledgeable about psychiatric medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Training is offered at $275 for both days or $145 each day.
We are approved for 11.5 CEUs for LICSW, LMHC, LMFT and 11.5 CEARPS for RNs.
Ample scholarships are available for those working with under-served populations. We hope this training is a starting point for a larger discussion on how you and your organization can best serve childbearing families experiencing perinatal mental health complications.