Course 6: Perinatal training for psychologists and therapists in CAMHS and adult mental health teams
This is a two day course in Perinatal Mental Health for psychologists and therapists in CAMHS and adult mental health teams which has been developed in line with the HEE PMH Competency Framework and aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to work with women with mental health problems who are pregnant or in the year following childbirth.
course will contain a series of presentations, led by visiting lecturers and other expert
contributors and will cover maternal mental disorders, risk
assessment and management. The importance of the baby’s development and
perspective will be considered throughout all aspects of the course.
The course will cover
The Perinatal Context
The Perinatal Frame of Mind
Multi-disciplinary Team Working
Maternity and Health Visiting Services
PMH Services and Care Pathways
Conditions and treatment
Individual Psychological Treatment
Working with Groups
Parent Infant Therapy
Prescribing in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
This course meets the Perinatal Competency framework domains as detailed here
London dates can be arranged according to demand and this course can also be delivered locally to teams and services across the UK.
Please contact us at email@example.com if you are interested in commissioning places.
9.00 Coffee and Registration
9:30 Perinatal Frame of Mind.
10.10 The Perinatal Frame of Mind: from a baby’s perspective.
11.10 Perinatal services, roles and working together across the care pathway
13:00 Psychological Formulation in the Perinatal Period.
13.45 Psychological Therapy in the Perinatal Period.
15:00 The power of Video Interventions in the Perinatal Period.
15:45 Understanding ‘attachment behaviour’ and defensive processes within parents, babies and perinatal teams.
16:45 Reflections and Questions
9.00 Registration and coffee
9.30 Mental Disorders and symptoms (including medication)
10.30 Risk & Safeguarding.
11.30 Complex risk: understanding violence in the perinatal period.
13.15 An evolutionary perspective on how personalities form and become defensively disordered.
15.00 Developmental ‘touchpoint’ times of change for parents, babies and perinatal teams.
16:00 Reflections & Questions & feedback
The fee per person when commissioning individual places on this course is £575 per person
Bespoke delivery to teams and services costs in the region of £13,000, dependent on the number of participants and other variables, including tailoring of the programme to your service needs and location.
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