Postpartum Support International
2-Day Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Training
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care
Wed June 18 - Thurs 19, 2014 | Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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, public health and home visitors, social support providers, or anyone interested in learning skills and knowledge for assessment and treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Registration includes training binder, handouts, breakfast and lunch, and continuing education credits. Approved for CMEs, CEs, and CERPs.
This Live activity, Postpartum Support International 2-Day Perinatal Mood Disorders Certificate Training Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care, from June 19, 2013 to June 19, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education Approved for Physicians and CNMs, Nurses, Psychologists, NBCC Professional Counselors, Lactation Consultants and Childbirth Educators. Approval pending by the National Association of Social Workers.
Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA; Pec Indman, EdD, LMFT;
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH
Light Breakfast & Lunch Included
8:00am Registration & Light Breakfast
8:30am - 5:00pm PSI Training each day
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
8-8:30am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am WELCOME and BACKGROUND
PSI and Social Support History
Overview: Entering Motherhood & Why they suffer in silence
The Perinatal Period
Perfectionism, Dreams, & Expectations
Myths of Motherhood
Stigma of Mental illness
Barriers to Treatment
The Many Faces of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders:
Signs and Symptoms
Dads and Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders
PSI’s educational video and discussion: Engaging Moms and Dads: "Healthy Mom, Happy Family: Understanding Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders"
Risk Factors and Prevention
Other Important Considerations:
Breastfeeding and PMADs
Infants in NICU
Panel of Survivors, facilitated by PSI Faculty
Screening and Prevention: Screening Tools and Assessment
Social Support Networks:
9 Steps to Wellness: Jane Honikman’s self-help model
Support Groups and Warmlines: What they look like, how to start one, successful elements
Faith Communities and Spirituality
Support Groups and Warmlines
Faith Communities and Spirituality
International Incidence and Cultural Awareness of PMADs
Q & A, Discussion
THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
Raising Public Awareness and Reducing Stigma
The Team & Critical Components to Recovery
Psychotherapeutic Themes and Models:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Mother-Infant Therapeutic Approaches
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Evidence-Based Research and Best Practices
Reading Lists and Handouts
Building a Network
Lunch (provided) and Networking
DVD: Wade Bowen: "Turn on the Lights" for PSI
Effects of Untreated PMADs on Mother, Infant, and Family
PSI DVD “Fathers Respond” and Discussion
Pharmacological Interventions in Pregnancy, Postpartum and Lactation
Evidence based research
Evaluating Studies and Article
Talking with families about medication
PSI Training Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the challenges faced when identifying and treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
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 for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
6. Identify evidence-based Screening tools and best practices for administering and interpreting scores and making referrals
7. Identify treatment options for PMADs.
8. Discuss breastfeeding and PMADs.
9. Develop psychosocial and self-help treatment plans as well as appropriate psychotherapy techniques and alternative therapies
10. State appropriate psychotherapy modalities.
11. Indicate consequences of untreated Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
12. Discuss effects and consequences on partners.
13. Identify social support, legislative changes, and community resources, including how to set up support groups and offer social support.
14. Discuss cultural differences and PMADs.
15. Discuss spirituality and PMADs