Course 1: Perinatal Training for Community and Inpatient Perinatal Mental Health Team Managers Leaders

Course overview

This 3-day course has been developed in line with the perinatal mental health competency framework and will address the complex issues facing managers and leaders within perinatal mental health services.

Mother and baby

The course will consist of a series of presentations by Dr Liz McDonald, Dr Amanda Jones, Dr Nic Horley, Dr Lucinda Green and Jo Maitland, covering the complex range of relationships that perinatal mental health teams have to consider, alongside an overview of maternal psychiatric conditions and their treatments while holding the baby in mind. The course will have formal teaching sessions with group exercises, case discussions and opportunities for networking.

This course is aimed at managers of both inpatient mother and baby units and specialist community perinatal mental health teams. Newly appointed, or soon-to-be-in post managers and team leaders are encouraged to attend as well as those already in post.

The course will cover the following areas:


The multidisciplinary team

Understanding the team

Supporting the team

Supporting individuals in the team

Understanding unconscious defensive processes

Working with risk

Working with multiple agencies

Understanding “attachment behaviour”

Keeping the partner/father and family in mind

Managing different disciplines

Supporting clinical decision-making


Conditions and treatments

Depression

Maternal anxiety and OCD

Post partum psychosis

Schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder

Personality disorder

Eating disorders

Substance disorders

Medication and physical treatments

Psychological therapies

Physical health


The course will run on Monday 4 - Wednesday 6 March 2019, 9.00am - 5.00pm

For further information or if you have any queries, please contact us at perinataltraining@tavi-port.nhs.uk


London, venue to be confirmed

"Absolutely brilliant. So well delivered and just the right pitch for managers who have a good amount of knowledge but using the themes and information in a focused way to enhance practice"


"A very informative, educational experience"


"I enjoyed the whole course - it was all very relevant to my role. meeting other managers has been essential for peer support"


£700

Code:
CPD91A
Course length:
3 days
Location:
London
Admission status:
Open
Apply
Date:
4 March 2019 to 6 March 2019 17:00

If you have any queries, please contact us at perinataltraining@tavi-port.nhs.uk 

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