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Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders Certificate Training
"Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care"
The 2-day PSI Certificate of Completion Course, taught by experienced and engaging faculty, is a thorough and evidence- based curriculum designed for nurses, physicians, social workers, mental health providers, childbirth professionals, social support providers, or anyone interested in learning skills and knowledge for assessment and treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Sponsored by: REACHUP, Inc.
Location: Chester R. Ferguson Law Center | 1610 N. Tampa Street | Tampa, FL 33602
Lodging: REACHUP, Inc. has arranged for a special group rate at the Hilton Garden Inn/Tampa Westshore. Call the Hilton at 1-813-289-2700 and ask for the REACHUP group rate. Call before October 19th for special rate.
Postpartum Support International (PSI) is the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth. PSI was founded in Santa Barbara California in 1987 to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional difficulties that women can experience during and after pregnancy. PSI provides support, reliable information, best practice training, and volunteers in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and Mexico, and more than 35 other countries. Learn more about PSI programs and services www.postpartum.net.
Day 28:00 am Registration
Learning Objectives of PSI 2-Day Certificate Training
*Describe common cultural expectations that increase social and psychological pressure on pregnant and postpartum women.
*Identify the challenges faced when identifying and treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders. (PMADs)
*Describe the symptoms and understand the differential diagnosis of prenatal and postpartum depression, anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, bipolar disorders and psychosis.
*Assess prenatal and postpartum risk factors.
*Describe effective tools for screening, assessment, intake, and diagnosis of PMADs.
*Identify treatment and appropriate psychotherapy modalities for PMADs.
*Discuss breastfeeding and PMADs.
*Develop psychosocial and self-help treatment plans.
*Indicate consequences of untreated Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders on infants, children, and partners.
*Identify ways to create social support programs, including groups and classes.
*Describe legislative changes related to maternal mental health.
*Identify specific online resources for pregnant and postpartum women and men.
*Discuss cultural differences and PMADs.
*Describe and assess co-existing childbearing complications affecting postpartum mental health.
*Describe complementary and alternative treatment modalities and research.
*Discuss spirituality and PMADs.
*Discuss psychopharmacology as it relates to pregnancy, postpartum, and lactation.
The mission of the REACHUP, Inc. is to advocate for and mobilize resources to help communities achieve equality in healthcare and health for families.