Perinatal in Practice | Black dog Institute

Perinatal in Practice

  • Duration
    6 Hours Plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Program Outline
    This workshop aims to introduce health professionals to
    the current understanding of perinatal mood disorders and
    its management, using lecture, case studies and interactive
  • Accreditation
    • RACGP QI&CPD Cat 1 40 points
    • Australian Association of Social Workers 6hrs CPD
    • Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Suitable for

    GP Registrars, GPs, Nurse – Midwife, Psychologists

  • Topics Covered
    1. Transition to Parenthood
    2. Understanding Attachment
    3. Screening & Diagnosis
    4. Postnatal Management
    5. Antenatal Management
  • Learning Objectives
    • Recognise the psychosocial stressors that commonly
    affect parents in the perinatal period
    • Opportunistically screen women for perinatal mood
    disorders using a screening tool and clinical interview
    • Diagnose perinatal mood disorders as distinct from
    commonly experienced adjustment difficulties
    • Assess the risk of untreated perinatal depression for the
    mother-baby dyad
    • Select appropriate medications for pregnant and
    breastfeeding women when pharmacological treatment
    is indicated
    • Develop a comprehensive management plan using a
    MHTP for women with perinatal mood disorders

Choose your location and book this course online:

State City Date Time Fee Book Now
NSW Randwick 16 Nov 2019 09 AM - 05 PM $360.00 Register and Pay Online 
WA Perth 29 Jun 2019 09 AM - 05 PM $50.00 Kindly supported by the CBH Group
Register and Pay Online 

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