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 exercises.
  • Accreditation
    • 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP)
    • 3 Performance review, 5 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM) 
    • Women’s Health activity
    • Mental Health Skills Training (GPMHSC)
    • 1 MOPS point

     
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Suitable for

    GP Registrars, GPs, Nurse – Midwife, Psychologists, Other mental health professionals

  • 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 20 Mar 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM $50.00 Enrol Now  

Funded by NSW Ministry of Health
NSW Randwick 13 Nov 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM $50.00 Enrol Now  

NT Alice Springs 08 May 2021 09 AM  - 05 AM $50.00 Enrol Now  

This training has been subsidised by a generous philanthropic grant aimed at improving mental health in rural and regional areas across Australia over the next 3 years
QLD Beaudesert 25 Jun 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM $50.00 Enrol Now  

This training has been subsidised by a generous philanthropic grant aimed at improving mental health in rural and regional areas across Australia
VIC Melbourne 06 Nov 2021 09 AM  - 05 PM $360.00 Enrol Now  


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