TRAININGS FOR PERINATAL PROVIDERS

Provider Trainings and Events hosted by Perinatal Support Washington are featured below:

Our most common trainings include our Best Practices in Prevention, Identification and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (1 Day Foundation Training or 2 Day Comprehensive Training Options), Birth Trauma For Therapists and Allied Birth Professionals, Group Peer Support Facilitator Training.  Want to bring a Perinatal Support Washington training to your organization? Learn more about our training and explore how we can collaborate.

* Looking for a custom training for your staff? Get in touch with us! We offer a ride range of trainings with CEUs.

New Volunteer Training for the Parent Support Warm Line

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come volunteer with us! The Warm Line was started by parents who never wanted another parent to feel alone and not know what to do. We offer free phone, text,…

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Peer/Parent Support Training

September 12 @ 9:00 am - September 13 @ 4:30 pm

Learn how to effectively identify, support and care for parents experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. This two-day training is appropriate for a range of providers who work with childbearing…

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Perinatal Mental Health Training & Consultation for Non-Clinical Providers

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This training is open to non-clinical providers who practice in Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties. PS-WA is excited to offer a new learning and consultation opportunity for professionals who are…

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10 Month Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Training & Case Consultation

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

FOR: Mental Health Therapists in WA state This 10 month series offers a forum to learn from experienced perinatal mental health specialists, delving into PMH topic areas through both didactic…

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10 Week Perinatal Mental Health Training Series

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This 10 week series offers a forum to learn from an experienced perinatal mental health specialist, delving into weekly topic areas through training and case study discussions.  This training is…

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Group Peer Support (GPS) Facilitator Training

October 11 @ 9:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm

This 2.5 day training is open to experienced and first time group leaders. Providers of services to ALL parents are invited to participate in this training. GPS Group Peer Support©…

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Best Practices in Prevention, Identification & Treatment of Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This training is open to Washington state providers. A limited number of spots available for King County providers. Learn how to effectively identify and screen parents experiencing perinatal mood and…

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Peer/Parent Support Training

December 5 @ 9:00 am - December 7 @ 4:30 pm

Learn how to effectively identify, support and care for parents experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. This two-day training is appropriate for a range of providers who work with childbearing…

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Group Peer Support (GPS) Facilitator Training

January 25, 2023 @ 9:00 am - January 27, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

This 2.5 day training is open to experienced and first time group leaders. Providers of services to ALL parents are invited to participate in this training. GPS Group Peer Support©…

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Upcoming Community Trainings & Events:

Moms’ Access Project ECHO: CME Series
UW’s Perinatal Substance Use & Mental Health Case Conference Series

Host: The University of Washington School of
Medicine

Location: Online

Dates: 1st Wednesday of the month. October 2021 through July 2022 from 12:00-1:00pm PST

The program aims to increase frontline provider capacity to address  common mental disorders in pregnancy and postpartum. Program format is brief didactic followed by in depth case  presentation and discussion.

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Free Racialized Trauma Course

Host: Cultural Somatics Training & Institute

Location: Online

We can't help ourselves even begin to heal radicalized trauma if we don't acknowledge that it even exists. 5 session ecourse.

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Advancing Racial Equity in Maternal Mental Health Policy

Host: Shiva Sethi

Location: Online

Dates: Ongoing/ On Demand

During this webinar Shiva Sethi will provide an overview of and answer questions about his report, Advancing Racial Equity in Maternal Mental Health Policy. The report discusses racial inequities in maternal mental health, factors that have lead to those inequities, and key strategies that policymakers can use to fight those inequities based on successes across the country.

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Our goal is to provide a central place for trainings related to perinatal mental health and well-being. Please feel free to send us your training or forward trainings in your communities. Please email us today.

Additional Trainings & Resources:

Discover local perinatal mental health resources and referrals with our county & family resource pages. Download your free copies here:

In addition to the trainings above, continuing education courses on mood and anxiety disorders are available from the following organizations:

 

*Perinatal Support Washington is not responsible for the contents of any the websites and inclusion in this list does not indicate that Perinatal Support Washington is endorsing the policies, procedures, or views contained therein.