Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care
This two-day course, taught by expert and engaging faculty, uses a thorough, evidence-based curriculum designed for psychiatrists, nurses, physicians, social workers, mental health providers, childbirth professionals, soical support providers and anyone interested in building skills for assessment and treatment of perinatal mood disorders.
1. Identify the challenges faced when identifying and treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs).
2. Describe the symptoms and understand the differential diagnosis of prenatal and postpartum depression, anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, bipolar disorders and psychosis.
3. Discuss psychopharmacology as it relates to pregnancy, postpartum and lactation.
4. Assess prenatal and postpartum risk factors.
5. Assess Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
6. Identify treatment options for PMADs.
7. Discuss breastfeeding and PMADs.
8. Develop psychosocial and self-help treatment plans as well as appropriate psycholotherapy techniques and alternative therapies.
9. State appropriate psychotherapy modalities.
10. Indicate consequences of untreated Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
11. Discuss effects and consequences on partners.
12. Identify social support, legislative changes, and community resources, including how to set up support groups and offer social support.
13. Discuss cultural differences and PMADs.
14. Discuss Spirituality and PMADs.
Registration deadline is 08/14/2019
Sign-in: 8-8:30am Training: 8:30am-5pm both days
Cost is discounted if you are a PSI member or Volunteer. If you need a discount code for one of the discounted rates, please contact Orrin Banta.
Your registration includes a light breakfast and lunch, training manual, handouts and certification of CEUs.
Lodging: Please see registration site for lodging information.
Questions? Call Orrin Banta at (530) 872-3896 ext. 4 for more information.
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