Perinatal Support Washington is pleased to be partnering with local area perinatal specialists to provide Clinical Consult Groups on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. These consult groups offer a forum to meet with peers and colleagues to confidentially discuss clinical issues. They are suitable for all mental health practitioners.
The following group locations are available:
Online, led by Heidi Koss, LMHC– 2nd Friday of each month beginning Nov 10th 12-2 (Pacific Standard)
The consult groups require a commitment of all 10 monthly consultation meetings.
Each meeting is 2 hours long. The first hour will have discussion on a perinatal mental health topic with assigned readings. The second hour will be case consultation discussion.
20 CEUs provided by Perinatal Support of WA at the completion of the year-long program based on participation- MAs, MSWs, MFTs.
This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education (A-CNE) for approval to award contact hours. The Washington State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education (A-CNE) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Fee is $75/consult session.
Each group will follow the same curriculum topic schedule.
Week 1 – Perinatal Depression
Week 2 – Perinatal Anxiety – Intrusive/scary thoughts, OCD
Week 3 – Adjustment issues: addressing ‘shoulds’ and unrealistic expectations of American mothering.
Week 4 – Perinatal management of bipolar disorder and postpartum psychosis.
Week 5 – Birth trauma
Week 6 – Breastfeeding and perinatal mental health.
Week 7 – Perinatal loss: miscarriage, stillbirth, preparing for pregnancy after loss.
Week 8 – Medications during pregnancy and lactation.
Week 9 – Supporting parent during and after the NICU.
Week 10 – Sexual abuse survivors and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
For more info contact Mia.Edidin@perinatalsupport.org