Delivering Excellence in Perinatal Mental Health Care – 28 June 2022
6 Hours Relevant for CPD
£140 for a full day of training, including lunch, tea and coffee. Please note administration fee charges of £40 per booking will be made for any cancellations as we are a not for profit organisation and will have incurred costs.
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Relevant For: All maternity health care professionals and the wider team responsible for the antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care of a woman. The programme will also be relevant for GPs.
Aims and Objectives
- Gain an overview of the context of perinatal mental health and how it impacts women and their families.
- Recognise current skills and develop these further to identify women with perinatal mental health problems and how to interact effectively.
- To recognise when and how to appropriately escalate the care of a woman suffering with her mental health.
- The empirical and experiential context of perinatal mental health
- Main themes from national reports (e.g. MBRRACE-UK; National Maternity Survey).
- The service user’s perspective.
- Latest research and guidance.
- Identifying & assessing perinatal mental health (screening)
- Role of the practitioner in screening
- Interpersonal dynamic consultation
- Effective and appropriate communication
- Types of assessment
- Using measures to aid clinical decision making
- Birth trauma and tokophobia
- Appropriate and effective escalation.
- Service pathways.
- Reflection on local services and service development.