Best Practices in Prevention, Identification and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Dec 28 2015

Best Practices in Prevention, Identification and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

When:
October 20, 2017 – October 21, 2017 all-day
2017-10-20T00:00:00-07:00
2017-10-22T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Red Auditorium at EvergreenHealth
12040 NE 128th St
Kirkland, WA 98034
USA
Cost:
$250 for both days or $140 each day
Contact:
Mia Edidin
1-888-404-7763

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.

Trainers: Leslie Butterfield PhD & Heidi Koss, LMHC