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Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health

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

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Perinatal mental health encompasses the emotional well-being of individuals during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Despite its prevalence, maternal mental health disorders are often overlooked and under-addressed. This course offers a global perspective on perinatal mental health, covering definitions, risk factors, screening tools, prevention strategies, and interventions.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Overview of Perinatal Mental Health: Gain a comprehensive understanding of perinatal mental health, including its definition, scope, and importance in maternal and infant health outcomes.

  2. Adverse Experiences and Risk Factors: Explore how adverse experiences and various risk factors intertwine with perinatal mental health, increasing the likelihood of maternal mental health disorders.

  3. Recommendations, Interventions, and Resources: Receive an overview of recommendations, evidence-based interventions, and available resources for addressing perinatal mental health challenges. Learn how to implement preventive measures and provide support to individuals during pregnancy and postpartum.

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.