Clinical Consultation: for Mental Health Clinicians
June 23 @ 9:00 am - December 1 @ 10:00 amFree
Open to providers in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties.
The 4th Wednesday of the month from 9:00-10:00am; starting June 23rd at 9:00am (6/23, 7/28, 8/25, 9/22, 10/27, 12/1*) * means 1st Wednesday because of holiday.
This group welcomes clinicians from multiple identities who are interested in serving childbearing families in a culturally-relevant way. We will provide support to approach perinatal mental health work with cultural humility and sensitivity with attention and emphasis to the intersections of race/class/gender/sexual orientation/ability/parenting experience.
Qualifications for attending:
- You are a clinician providing mental health services IN King, Pierce or Snohomish County
- You serve Medicaid eligible clients, have sliding-scale or low-cost options
- And have taken one of the listed (or an equivalent perinatal Mental Health 2-day training) in the last 1-2 years
- Promoting Parental Resilience (PS-WA)
- 2-Day Practices and Best Practices in Prevention, Identification and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders – 2 day Training (PS-WA)
- PSI’s 2 Day PMAD training
- 2020 Mom Perinatal Mental Health Training
* BIPOC clinicians will be prioritized
About the Clinical Consultation Groups:
- Consultations will meet once a month for six months 60-90 minute sessions via Zoom from June-December.
- Consultation is provided free of cost to providers.
- Sessions will be a small group of clinicians all who attended a comprehensive two-day PMAD training that are seeing perinatal clients, roughly 6-12 providers.
- It will be a group consultation for case presentations and feedback from a perinatal mental health expert (from our PS-WA training team). There will be direct opportunities to share and get feedback from the facilitator as well as learn through others case presentations.
- All consultations will use an intersectional and anti-oppressive lens in working with childbearing people.
- Consultations will be led by Perinatal Mental Health Specialists from each of the identified provider communities.
*Consultation does not meet requirements for clinical supervision.
Questions regarding this training, please email email@example.com
Meet the facilitator: Michelle Anderson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and is Perinatal Mental Health Certified. She is the owner of Mobile Mama Therapy, Whatcom County’s Perinatal Mental Health Specialists, located in Bellingham, WA. Michelle provides counseling to women through their winding journey of motherhood as well as supervision, consultation and training related to perinatal mental health throughout the Pacific Northwest.