Perinatal Mental Health Training for Providers: April 27th & 28th, 2017

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MAY 2016 SCHEDULE: Day Training (8:00 am – 4:00 pm): Perinatal Mental Health Training with Dr. Wendy Davis

Speaker: Wendy Davis, PhD, Executive Director of Postpartum Support International
Intended Audience: Midwives, doulas, social workers, nurses, therapists, lactation consultants, volunteers
Registration Fee: $150

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the difference between normal perinatal adjustment and the risks and range of perinatal mental health issues.
  2. Identify methods of screening and assessment for mental health risk during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
  3. Apply knowledge of strengths-based approach to assessment, psychoeducation, and referral.
  4. Learn how to talk to moms, dads, and families about the risks of untreated mental health disorders in a nonjudgmental way.
  5. Describe the symptoms of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders: depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorders, and psychosis.
  6. Describe the impact and signs of paternal depression and anxiety.
  7. Identify evidence-based prenatal and postpartum risk factors.
  8. Describe cultural issues related to perinatal mental health and identify culturally relevant approaches for providers.
  9. Identify effective referral process for pregnant and postpartum women and families.
  10. Identify local and online resources for support, education, and treatment.

Evening Training (5:30 – 9:00 pm): Clinical Considerations for Perinatal Mental Health

Speakers: Wendy Davis, PhD, Executive Director Postpartum Support International ; Nicole Cirino, MD, OHSU Professor of Psychiatry; Marc Zola, LMFT, from Eugene Therapy
Intended Audience: obstetricians/gynecologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other physicians and providers
Registration Fee: $150 (CMEs and equivalents will be available)

Dinner will be provided.

Learning Topics:

  • Recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of perinatal mood disorders
  • Safety of medications in pregnancy and lactation, an update
  • Prevention of PTSD in patients
  • Counseling skills for providers
  • Management of medications 201 in depression and anxiety

To register, please visit Perinatal Health Training Registration.