An Interprofessional Tool for Perinatal Mental Health


May 3rd was World Maternal Mental Health Day. Be sure to watch this one-hour webinar to learn more about maternal mental health and what was discussed.

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Event Description

May 3rd was World Maternal Mental Health Day. To support providers and families living and working in the HHS Region 8 states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming, who are involved with maternal healthcare and perinatal mental health, we are proud to host the exciting Workshop Wednesday training, “An Interprofessional Tool for Perinatal Mental Health”.

This workshop will be led by Abbey Marinucci, an OT doctoral candidate at the University of North Dakota, who has been interviewing practicing providers from many fields involved with perinatal healthcare, with a focus on perinatal mental health. From her research, Abbey will present an evidence-based product that will ultimately serve to inform providers of the perinatal population to expand the interdisciplinary approach to perinatal healthcare This interdisciplinary tool will help to streamline healthcare for mothers. This resource will assist providers in effectively referring mothers to appropriate members of the interdisciplinary team. This resource guide may be a helpful resource to current healthcare providers and professionals serving the perinatal population as well as additional healthcare professionals who provide education to mothers through community-based programs such as early intervention. Join us as we introduce Abbey’s important contribution to the field of perinatal mental health.


After attending this training, participants will:

1. Identify the need for interdisciplinary support for promoting perinatal mental health.
2. Understand a resource product for facilitating referrals to the perinatal interdisciplinary team.
3. Be familiar with patient handouts for the referral process.
4. Identify how to access the resource product.


Abbey Marinucci

OT Doctrinal Candidate

University of North Dakota

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