Course 6: Perinatal training for psychologists and therapists in CAMHS and adult mental health teams

Course overview

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. 

The course is led by visiting lecturer. It 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.


This course is also available as bespoke training and can be delivered in your local area. Contact perinataltraining@tavi-port.nhs.uk for details. 

The course will cover


The Perinatal Context


The Perinatal Frame of Mind


Multi-disciplinary Team Working


Maternity and Health Visiting Services


Parenting


Safeguarding


Assessing Risk


PMH Services and Care Pathways


Conditions and treatment


Mood Disorders


Depression


Anxiety Disorders


Psychosis


Personality Disorder


Individual Psychological Treatment


Working with Groups


Parent Infant Therapy


Prescribing in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding




Dates for this training are to be confirmed however we can also run the course in your local area. 

Day 1

9.00 Coffee and Registration

9.15 Introductions

9:30 Perinatal Frame of Mind. 

10.10 The Perinatal Frame of Mind: from a baby’s perspective. 

10.50 BREAK

11.10 Perinatal services, roles and working together across the care pathway

12:15 LUNCH

13:00 Psychological Formulation in the Perinatal Period. 

13.45 Psychological Therapy in the Perinatal Period. 

14:45 BREAK

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

17:00 FINISH


Day 2


9.00 Registration and coffee

9.15 Introductions

9.30 Mental Disorders and symptoms (including medication)

10.30 Risk & Safeguarding. 

11.15 BREAK

11.30 Complex risk: understanding violence in the perinatal period. 

12.30 LUNCH

13.15 An evolutionary perspective on how personalities form and become defensively disordered. 

14.45 BREAK

15.00 Developmental ‘touchpoint’ times of change for parents, babies and perinatal teams. 

16:00 Reflections & Questions & feedback

16:30 FINISH



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

Dates for this training are to be confirmed however we can also run the course in your local area. 

To be confirmed

Code:
CPD91F
Course length:
2 days
Admission status:
Closed
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If you have any queries, please contact us at perinataltraining@tavi-port.nhs.uk 

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