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An Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health Awareness and Screening

12:00pm - November 17, 2021 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: November 17, 2021
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Workshop Wednesday Session - Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health Awareness and Screening; HHS Region 8


November 17, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 PM/MST | 1:00 - 2:00 PM/CST


Registration is free and required. This session is available to individuals residing in HHS Region 8 (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY). Certificates of Attendance will be available.

 

Perinatal mental health refers to the mental health concerns experienced by persons during pregnancy and in the first year postpartum. Some of the most common conditions include Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression. Many individuals have risk factors for these conditions, even those who have had "easy" pregnancies in the past! However, many women still feel stigmatized about mental health and often don't discuss their concerns with their providers. This introductory webinar will highlight common perinatal mental health concerns, symptoms, and validated screening tools appropriate for use in multiple settings. 

 


Trainer


  • Maridee Shogren DNP, CNM, LCL