TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT COURSES IN PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH
Why is training in Perinatal mental Health and PND important?
As many as one in seven women could have postnatal depression, It is important to recognise when mothers are suffering from depression and anxiety or other mental health disorders during pregnancy and following the birth of her infant.
A greater knowledge and understanding ofperinatal (around childbirth) mental illnesses, and postnatal depression in particular, is necessary for early interventions. These can alleviate distress and to reduce any short and long-term consequences for mothers, fathers and their children.
Training and development in Perinatal Mental Health offers research based courses, designed for health workers, health visitors, midwives, nurses, doulas, charity workers and non government organisations (ngo). The courses include screening, listening visits, mood assessment and managing mental health conditions associated with pregnancy and childbirth .
There are two courses available, presented by Jane Hanley.