$50 – $125

12th 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 from Resmaa Menakem, (MSW, LICSW, S.E.P), several breakout sessions, and a networking lunch. It will be held Tuesday, May 21 at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education Center, 1890 Bufford Avenue, in Saint Paul.

Beyond the Baby Blues is put on by NAMI Minnesota, the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, and Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota.

This conference has been approved for continuing education hours by the Minnesota Board of Social Work, the Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy, the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, and the Minnesota Board of Psychology.

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota is offering 2 scholarships to professionals or students working with expectant mothers and new parents. Ideal candidates will be working with underserved populations. For information about scholarships, please contact Suleiman Adan at sadan@namimn.org.

Questions regarding Beyond the Baby Blues, including sponsorship and exhibitor inquiries, should be directed to Suleiman Adan at sadan@namimn.org or (651) 645-2948 x128.

Conference Agenda

8:00am Registration Opens

9:00am Opening Remarks: Sue Abderholden, NAMI Minnesota; Lynda Jones, University of Minnesota School of Social Work

9:15am My Story: Naomi Ganies-Young, NAMI Minnesota

9:30am Keynote: Resmaa Menakem MSW, LICSW, S.E.P.

10:45am Break

11:00am Breakout Sessions:

  • What Neuroscience Teaches Us About How to Heal Trauma, Benita Dieperink, MD

  • Evidence-Based Treatment for Perinatal Mental Health (PMADs 101), Crystal Clancy, MA, LMFT, PMH-C

  • LGBTQ Positive Postpartum Support: A rainbow of needs, Janine Stiles, CPM; Trisha Falvey, MA, LMFT

12:15pm Lunch

1:00pm Breakout Sessions:

  • Session Pending

  • PRINCEiples of Medication Use in the Perinatal Period: All I really need to know I’ve learned from a Prince song, Katie Thorsness, MD

  • Session Pending

2:15pm Break

2:30pm Breakout Sessions:

  • When Helpers Are Harmful: Examining how implicit bias shapes our policies, systems, and personal attitudes and actions towards mothers of color, Helen Kim, MD

  • Session Pending

  • We Need to be Asking: Assessing for risk and suicide in perinatal populations, Tasa Leikvol, MA, LMFT; Catherine Gangi, MPH, CHES

3:45pm Conference Ends


Disability Accommodations:
It is NAMI Minnesota's goal to make our events accesible to everyone. If you have a disability and will require accommodations for this event, please contact Suleiman Adan at sadan@namimn.org or (651) 645-2948 x128
as soon as possible.

NAMI Minnesota Cancellation Policy for Special Events, Conferences, and Classes:
NAMI Minnesota thanks you for registering to attend one of our events, conferences, or classes. We understand that unforeseen situations arise and you may need to cancel your registration. If you are unable to attend, a substitute individual is welcome to attend in your place but NAMI Minnesota must be notified in writing (email is acceptable) with the name and contact information for the person who will be attending.

Refunds for paid events are issued per the following:

  • 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.

NAMI Minnesota reserves the right to cancel any event, conference, or class due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. If there is a cancellation, participants will be notified by telephone and/or email as soon as possible. NAMI Minnesota will make reasonable efforts to reschedule.

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