10th Annual Beyond the Baby Blues Conference
$50 – $125
10th Annual Beyond the Baby Blues Conference

10th Annual Beyond the Baby Blues Conference

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University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center

1890 Buford Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55108

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Beyond the Baby Blues is a full day conference designed to educate professionals and families about mood disorders and anxiety before, during and after pregnancy. This year's conference includes a keynote presentation, several breakout sessions, and a networking lunch. It will be held Wednesday, June 7th at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education Center, 1890 Bufford Avenue, in Saint Paul.

Beyond the Baby Blues is sponsored by NAMI Minnesota, the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota and The Postpartum Counseling Center.

4.5 CEUs are available for Social Workers and certificates of attendance are available for professionals and students. For more information, please e-mail Briana at blibby@namimn.org or call 651-645-2948 or 1-888-NAMI-Helps.

If you would like to present at the 10th Annual Beyond the Baby Blues conference, please e-mail Briana at blibby@namimn.org. Kindly send sponsorship and exhibitor inquiries to Emily at events@namimn.org

This year the Beyond the Baby Blues Conference will come directly after a two day training by Postpartum Support International titled: Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care on July 5th and 6th. Click here for more information about this training and to register for the event. Limited scholarships for the Postpartum Support International training are available here (application deadline March 17th).

Educational Objectives

  • Develop an increased understanding of the causes of postpartum depression and other mood disorders and consequences of not treating them

  • Understand the symptoms and treatment for depression and anxiety before, during, and after pregnancy

  • Recognize the risks for mood disorders and learn appropriate screening tools.

  • Learn the importance of early attachment

  • Empathize with families and educate them on the illness

  • Understand the impact of culture on identification and treatment

Schedule

8:30 AM Registration

9:00 AM Welcome - Sue Abderholden, MPH

9:15 am - Keynote: Diana Lynn Barnes, Psy.D, LMFT, internationally recognized expert on the assessment and treatment of perinatal mood disorders.

10:30 am Break

10:45 am First Breakout Sessions - Topics to be announced

11:45 am Networking Lunch (Provided)

12:45 pm Second Breakout Sessions - Topics to be announced

1:45 pm Break

2:00 pm Third Breakout Sessions - Topics to be announced

3:00 pm Conference End


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  • A full refund of 100% will be issued if you cancel more than 14 calendar days prior to the start date.

  • A partial refund of 50% will be issued if you cancel 7-14 calendar days prior to the start date.

  • No refund or credit will be given if you cancel less than 7 calendar days prior to the start date.

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