Friday, October 20th and 21st.
Doors Open at 8:30am
Training starts promptly at 9am and ends at 5pm.
Learn how to effectively identify and 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:
Friday Oct 20th: Basic Topics
*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.
*Be knowledgeable about the impacts of perinatal mental health on families and communities.
*Know the components of a treatment plan.
*Be able to effectively talk about, and screen new/expectant parents for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Saturday Oct 21st: Advanced Topics
*Understand the impact of birth experiences on postpartum emotional health.
*Be knowledgeable about risk and symptoms for partners and fathers.
*Be knowledgeable about psychiatric medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
*Be knowledgeable about supporting families in the NICU
*Be knowledgeable about feeding issues and perinatal mental health.
*Understand the impact on infant and children
*Understand impacts on partners and relationships.
**You may register for Day 2 if you have previously taken at least 6 hours or specialized training in Perinatal Mental Health.
Training is offered at $275 for both days or $145 each day.
All scholarships have been given.
We are approved for 11.5 CEUs for LICSW, LMHC, LMFT and 11.5 CEARPS for RNs.
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.