This virtual two-day course will cover the entire spectrum of maternal mental disorders in pregnancy and the first year following childbirth.
The diverse programme has been updated to reflect the current COVID-19 pandemic with content with specifically relating to how this is impacting women.
The programme features leading experts, with talks, Q&As and workshops to reflect the HEE PMH Competency Framework objectives.
Empower O&G doctors, midwives and allied healthcare professionals to identify the aetiology, nature and course of mental health problems in pregnancy and the first year following childbirth
Understand the characteristics of disorders in the perinatal period
Reflect on the role of stigma as a barrier to effective identification and management of mental disorders
Learn about the current developments in relation to services, care pathways and clinical networks
Understanding integrated care models in the management of perinatal mental
Recognise the impact of untreated maternal mental health problems on the developing fetus and infant
Understand the role of fathers in perinatal mental health care
Develop knowledge on the current effective interventions to improve the quality of the parent infant relationship
Learn how to contribute to the development and provision of services
“The event was amazing. It covered an array of useful topics, relevant to my role. I have found the opportunity to meet others and share contact details for future networking.” – Delegate, 2019
Who should attend
Please note: This course will be delivered through an online collaborative platform which creates a guest profile for all participants. As part of this profile, the name and email address of the participant will be visible to all participants within the secure course classroom. This is a requirement of use of this platform so permission to share this information will be gathered during the registration process.
Dr Karen Joash MRCOG, London
Dr Phil, MRCPsych, London
Honorary Co-Directors of Conferences
Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham
Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury