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

"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."

The course will run from Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th September 2019 (9.00am - 5.00pm).

London; venue to be confirmed

£700 per person.


A 20% discount available if you book 3 or more spaces.

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


Code:
CPD91A
Qualification:
Certificate of attendance
Course length:
3 days
Mode:
Classroom
Admission status:
Open
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Date:
9 September 2019 09:00 to 11 September 2019 17:00
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If you have any queries, please contact us at

perinataltraining@tavi-port.nhs.uk