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.

Clinical Consultation: for Black Mental Health Clinicians

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - December 16 @ 6:00 pm

Open to providers in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties. The fourth Thursday of the month June-December from 5:00pm-6:00pm  starting July 22nd at 5:00pm-6:00pm. (7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28, 11/18*, 12/16*) *…

Group Peer Support (GPS) Consultation Groups

October 12, 2021 @ 10:30 am - June 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

We offer monthly consultation groups for those who have attended a Group Peer Support training through Perinatal Support Washington. Our monthly consultations are led by one of our master GPS trainers…

Group Peer Support (GPS) Consultation Groups

October 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - June 15, 2022 @ 12:30 pm

We offer monthly consultation groups for those who have attended a Group Peer Support training through Perinatal Support Washington. Our monthly consultations are led by one of our master GPS trainers and are both…

New Volunteer Training for the Parent Support Warm Line

December 2 @ 9:00 am - December 8 @ 8:30 pm

Come volunteer with us! Perinatal Support Washington’s Warm Line was started by parents who never wanted another parent to feel alone and not know what to do. We offer free…

Speak Up for Your Maternal Health: Advocacy Strategies for Providers Serving BIPOC Webinar

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the top contributing factors of Black infant & maternal mortality, perinatal mental health risk factors, and introduce practice tools that providers can utilize…

Implementing Compassionate Perinatal Mental Health Screening and Referral

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This training is for Washington state providers who practice IN Pierce County. This training covers the emotional adjustment to parenthood, including key concepts and practices in effective screening and referral…

Group Peer Support (GPS) Facilitator Training

January 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am - January 14, 2022 @ 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©…

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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Multicultural Maternal Mental Health Conference

Host: Shades of You, Shades of Me

Location: Hybrid

October 6 - 8, 2021

Shades of You, Shades of Me, is a Maternal Mental Health awareness campaign that seeks to build a community of support for women of diverse cultural backgrounds. It is our honor to host the 2021 Multicultural Maternal Mental Health Conference in recognition of Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.

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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.