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Maternal Mental Health: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

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The Lighthouse

2405 Tulare Street. 3rd Floor Room 303 Fresno, CA 93721

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Fresno, California 93710

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Course Description: This course is designed to help individuals understand and identify Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADS). This course will focus on symptoms and risk factors. Additionaly, screening and assessment tools will be reviewed. Prevention, protective factors and interventions will be discussed. This workshop will also cover the building blocks of maternal well-being to provide support to women and families experiencing PMADS, infertility, and pregnancy loss.

Learning Objectives:

1. Define 2-3 Perinatal Mood Disorders


2. Identify at least 2 unexpected Perinatal Mood Disorder symptoms


3. Identify 1-2 screening tools for Perinatal Mood Disorders


4. Identify 1-2 assessments tools for Perinatal Mood Disorders


5. List 2-3 solutions/interventions to address Perinatal Mood Disorders


6. Describe "Stages of Recovery"

Who should attend: This workshop is essential for anyone working with women, mothers, mothers-to-be, and families including educators, health professionals, mental health clinicians, home visitors and case managers.

Presenters: Melissa Tihin, LMFT, has a Ph.D and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is committed to providing the highest standards of practice set forth by the profession of Marriage and Family Therapy. Melissa is also currently enrolled in the 2019 Cohort of PSI (Postpartum Support International) and will be seeking Certification in Perinatal Mental Health later this year. Melissa is co-owner of Central Valley Family Therapy. In addition to her clinical work, she also supervises Associates at the practice, and is passionate about educating and training clinicians, as well as, increasing the availability of mental health services to all individuals and families, regardless of socio-economic status.

Jennell Casillas, LMFT, has a M.A. and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and co-owner of Central Valley Family Therapy. Jennell completed an extensive Fellowship from University of California Davis Extension from the Napa Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship in 2016. Jennel has also completed the certification process from Maternal Mental Health Now, “Bringing Light to Motherhood” and is currently enrolled in the 2019 Cohort of PSI (Postpartum Support International) and will be seeking Certification in Perinatal Mental Health later this year. Jennell is passionate about working in the area of Women’s Reproductive Mental Health.

CE Credits: Attendance to this training meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and/or LEP’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Prov. # 131780. Certificate of Completion will be handing out at time of sign out. You must be present for the entire training and sign in and out on the sign in sheet, in order to receive your CE certificate.

IMH Hours: Workshop is aligned with the California Training Guidelines and Personnel Competencies and Professional Endorsement Criteria for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health (2016). Domain A-Parenting, Caregiving, Family Functioning, and Parent-Child Relationships-1.5; Domain D-Risk and Resiliency-2.0; Domain E-Observation, Screening, and Assessment-1.5; Domain G-Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Colaboration-0.5; and Domain H-Ethics-0.5.

Solace Center is co-hosting with this training with the California Psychological Institute who is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and/or LEP’s. California Psychological Institute maintains responsibility for this program/course content.

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Cancelations/Grievances/ADA: Facilities and programs are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the workshop, allow as much advance notice as is possible to ensure we have ample opportunity to meet your needs. Full Refunds will be provided with 5-day written notice of cancelation. Cancelations less than 5 days prior to the event or in cases of Non-Attendance refunds will not be granted. If you have questions or to report grievances, please contact Megan Garcia 559-256-2000 email: MeganG@cpifresno.com .

Registration fee includes light continental breakfast or afternoon refreshments and Certificate of Completion and/or Continuing Education Credits and session handouts. Lunch will not be provided.

This training is of Solace Center's 2019 road to Competency Series, Laying the Foundation for Infant Mental Health Practice. This series of trainings align with the California Training Guidelines and Personnel Competencies and Professional Endorsement Criteria for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health. For more information about this series of trainings please contact Solace center 559-256-0985 or email: MeganG@cpifresno.com

*Solace of Center of Fresno is not affiliated in any way with the California Center for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health. For more information on endorsement see http://cacenter-ecmh.org/wp/

Schedule:

8:30-9am: Registration

9:00-10:15am: Introduction to Maternal Mental Health

10:15-10:30am: Break

10:30am-12pm: Key Concept- Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADS)

12:00-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00-2:15pm: Unexpected Symptoms that Often go Undiagnosed and Understanding Infertility from Mental Health Perspectives

2:15-2:30pm: Break

2:30-5:00 pm: Assessment and Screening Tools, Providing Support, and Stages of Recovery


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2405 Tulare Street. 3rd Floor Room 303 Fresno, CA 93721

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