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Drop in Perinatal Mental Health Training & Consultation for Non-Clinical Providers
January 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
This training is open to non-clinical providers who practice in Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties.
Drop ins welcome for providers in these counties. Email email@example.com for drop in information.
PS-WA is excited to offer a new learning and consultation opportunity for professionals who are not mental health professionals. This small group consultation will provide a community of practice for professionals who often find themselves holding clients during the perinatal period who may be experiencing perinatal mental health needs. Consultation will be a combination of clinical case consultation, additional learning on specific topics such as different perinatal mental health experiences, introducing and talking about perinatal mental health with clients, using screening tools, finding community resources and more.
This training and consultation opportunity will be mostly discussion, please come with questions, case consults, and more. Ideal for any professional working with childbearing people- home visitors, case managers, WIC, public health, lactation supporters, midwives, doulas, early childhood providers, and more.
Dates & Time: Every 2nd Tuesday beginning September 13th for 9 months from 2pm-3pm PST.
2023: Jan 10th, Feb 14th, March 14th, April 11th, May 9th.
Jan – Birth trauma
Feb – Medications during pregnancy and lactation
March – Perinatal loss: miscarriage, stillbirth, preparing for pregnancy after loss and risk for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
April – Breastfeeding
May – Supporting parents during and after the NICU
June – Special considerations for sexual abuse survivors and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, birth issues and parenting issue
Trainer: Michelle Anderson, LMHC, PMH-C
These virtual trainings are live and we will not be sending out a recording. Drop ins are available for each session. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the link to drop in.
Questions regarding the training, please email: email@example.com
Michelle Anderson, LMHC, PMH-C, is the owner of Mobile Mama Strategies, a group counseling practice based in Bellingham, Washington that focuses on Therapy, Training for providers and Tools for Motherhood. Additionally, Michelle is a trainer and consultant for Perinatal Support Washington, teaching their 10-month long Advanced PMH Training and Consultation courses. In her work over the last 15 years, Michelle has designed simple and effective Tools for Mothers (and parents) based on a trauma-informed, mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach. You can find more information about Michelle and Mobile Mama at www.MobileMama.com