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Perinatal Mental Health & Substance Use in the Perinatal Period (Clallam & Jefferson Counties)

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


This training is open to WA state providers who practice in Clallam & Jefferson Counties.

Learn how to effectively identify and screen parents experiencing substance use disorders. This one-day training is appropriate for a range of providers, including OBs, pediatricians, midwives, RNs, social workers, mental health therapists, doulas, public health employees, home visitors, IBCLCs, and more.

Trainers: Nadedja Bespalova, MD and Linda Segur (PCAP Regional Supervisor-Kitsap)

Cost: FREE

Location: Zoom

Date: May 6, 2022

Time: 9am-5pm PST

Training Objectives:

  • Learn about the co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in the perinatal period.
  • Learn how to screen and talk about substance use disorder in the perinatal period.
  • Learn Motivational Interviewing skills to aid in conversation about screening and next steps for parents using substances.
  • Learn how to make trusting relationships with a trauma informed lens with parents using substances.
  • Understand Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) the interventions and support options for infants and parents.
  • Learn about new initiatives in child welfare to better support parents accessing resources they need.

Continuing Education Credit:

  • 6.5 CEUs approved for MSWs, MAs, MFTs.
  • This Program has been approved for 6.5 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists by the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work.
  • 6.5 Contact hours approved for RNs: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17084 for 6.5 contact hours.

Questions regarding the training, please email: training@perinatalsupport.org

This is a live virtual training and a recording will not be sent out after the training, please only register if you are able to attend the training in its entirety.


This free training is offered by Perinatal Support WA through a grant from Strengthening Families Washington at the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF).


May 6
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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