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Waltham Forest Perinatal Mental Health First Aid Training

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Peterhouse Centre

122 Forest Rise

Walthamstow

E17 3PW

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Delivered in partnership with NELFT Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Service, this training day will provide expert information, practical advice and build skills for Waltham Forest health professionals and volunteers to

- improve early support for pregnant and postnatal women who are experiencing poor mental health

- prevent escalation of symptoms and improved recovery

- promote healthy, loving attachments between mothers and their babies

- raise community awareness and reduce stigma of perinatal mental health issues and the significance of postnatal depression on attachment

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Who can attend?

This course is only open to people who work and volunteer in Waltham Forest. This event is aimed at Family Nurses, Infant Feeding support workers and volunteers, Children and Family Centre staff, childminders, Early Years workers, Local Authority staff including Early Help 0-19 staff, social workers, and community and voluntary sector staff.

If you are not sure whether you should attend this event, please contact the organiser, Zaya Fullerton at Zaya.fullerton@walthamforest.gov.uk

Is this session free? Yes - there is no charge for attendees.

What time do I need to arrive? Registration and refreshments for the event will be provided from 9.15am, the event will start at 9.30am.

Will refreshments be provided? Yes - lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Accessibility If you have any special access requirements please make the session organiser know by emailing zaya.fullerton@walthamforest.gov.uk (please put 'Access re:-PIMHS training' in the subject box)

How do I get to Peterhouse Centre?

Local Buses 20 & 230 both within five minutes.

Snaresbrook (Central Line) Walthamstow Central (Victoria Line) (approx 10 minute drive from centre)

Wood Street (British Rail: Liverpool Street - Chingford) (approx 5 minute walk from centre)

By Road

Off M11 onto A406; exit at Waterworks Roundabout Off A12 at Leytonstone at the Green Man junction.

There is a small car park on site.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions, please email zaya.fullerton@walthamforest.gov.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have a register of all expected attendees.

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