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Perinatal Mental Health Level 2 (Intermediate) training

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Join us to learn more about perinatal mental health needs and how to support

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LIVE ONLINE TRAINING via Zoom: Perinatal Mental Health level 2 (intermediate) training

This evidence-based CPD course will help expand your understanding and awareness of perinatal mental health by exploring different perinatal mental health needs, including diagnoses, identifying key issues during the perinatal period, and understanding what women need to support themselves, their partners, and their families.

The course uses a variety of interactive tools to build delegates’ confidence and skills in responding to, and signposting, those at risk of mental ill health throughout the perinatal period.

Level 2 (intermediate) training is suitable for frontline community staff or professionals whose role is involved in supporting people during the perinatal period, including those interested in learning more about perinatal mental health (e.g. community support staff, peer support workers, housing support, teaching staff etc)

Learning outcomes

  • Improved knowledge and understanding of perinatal mental health (PNMH)
  • Recognise warning signs and symptoms of a range of PNMH conditions, including:
  1. Perinatal depression and anxiety
  2. Perinatal OCD
  3. Eating disorders in pregnancy
  4. Postpartum psychosis
  5. Postpartum PTSD
  • Recognise the wider impact of PNMH issues on friends, family and partners
  • Explore expectation vs reality during conception, pregnancy, birth and new parenthood
  • Raise awareness of mental health difficulties arising from traumatic loss, stillbirth, miscarriage, IVF and traumatic birth
  • Understand the impact of physical illnesses during pregnancy as risk factors for mental ill health: focus on Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)
  • Develop awareness of suicide risk for women during the postpartum period
  • Understand the wider impact of perinatal mental illness - including focus on depression in partners/new parents - Discussion on support services available and signposting to appropriate professional help
  • Hear from those with Lived Experience of the above
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