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Working with Trauma and Perinatal Mental Health

1.5 NBCC CE hours are available for licensed mental health providers.

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About This Course

Understanding the impact of trauma on individuals experiencing pregnancy is essential for promoting perinatal mental health and providing effective prenatal care. This course offers a comprehensive overview of how trauma affects the mind and body of pregnant individuals, exploring special considerations, supportive strategies, and trauma-informed interventions for this vulnerable population.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Impact of PTSD on Pregnancy: Identify special considerations for the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on pregnant individuals, recognizing how trauma symptoms can influence prenatal experiences and mental well-being.

  2. Risk Factors for Trauma Symptoms: Identify two risk factors that may contribute to the development or exacerbation of trauma symptoms in expectant parents, enhancing awareness and proactive intervention strategies.

  3. Trauma-Informed Practices: Explore at least three trauma-informed practices for supporting pregnant individuals with a history of trauma, including strategies for creating safe and supportive environments, fostering trust, and promoting holistic well-being.

Course Materials

  • Prerecorded Video 
  • Quiz 
  • Feedback Survey
  • Certificate of Completion*
*A passed quiz of at least 80% and a completed feedback survey required for certificate.