This training is offered by Perinatal Support WA through a grant from Strengthening Families Washington at the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF).
Objectives of this training:
*Understanding the “real” transition to parenthood
*Risk factors and prevention of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
*Understanding components of treatment and recovery
*Screening tools and practices
*Pharmacology and pregnancy and breastfeeding
*Impact on children, family and community
Trainer- Leslie Butterfield, PhD
Training is from 9:00am-5:00pm
Lunch will be provided
6.5 CEUs are approved for LICSWs, LMHCs, and LMFTs
6.5 Contact hours are approved for RNs
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17084 for 6.5 contact hours
Leslie Butterfield, PhD is a clinical psychologist who specializes in pregnancy and postpartum issues. At her Seattle, WA private practice she works with moms and couples struggling with pregnancy and neonatal loss, the transition to parenthood, pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders, and birth related trauma. Additionally, she has designed and taught the counseling skills curriculum for Seattle Midwifery School and Bastyr Naturopathic Universitys Department of Midwifery for the past 15 years.
In her capacity as an educator, Leslie has provided trainings and consultations to: University of Washington; Singapore KKH Hospital for Women; AWHONN(Association of Womens Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses); Marce Society; PALS (Pacific Association of Labor Support); API (Attachment Parenting International), NAPS (Northwest Association for Postpartum Support), Catholic Charities, Planned Parenthood, and others. Recently she has served on the board of PATTCh (Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Childbirth) as Vice President, and Perinatal Support Washington as the former chair and current board member.
Perinatal Support Washington, a state-wide non-profit dedicated to lifting the veil on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.