Delivering Excellence in Perinatal Mental Health Care

Enabling frontline professionals to identify, effectively interact with, and appropriately manage women suffering with their mental health.

£140 for a full days training, including lunch, tea and coffee.

£110 for students. Use code STU30 at the checkout. (T&Cs apply.)

To book please click on the selected course above and fill out our online application form. Please note administration fee charges of £40 per booking will be made for any cancellations – as we are a not for profit organisation and will have incurred costs.

Please ensure that you have read and understood our terms and conditions before booking.

Please click on a course on the table below to book your place.
Start Time Name Details Location Price
February 7, 2020 - 8:30 am

Delivering Excellence in Perinatal Mental Health Care – Birmingham – 7 February 2020

Birmingham - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
Birmingham - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
May 28, 2020 - 8:30 am

Delivering Excellence in Perinatal Mental Health Care – Leeds – 28 May 2020

Leeds - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
Leeds - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
September 4, 2020 - 8:30 am

Delivering Excellence in Perinatal Mental Health Care – South East – 4 September 2020

South East - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
South East - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
November 13, 2020 - 8:30 am

Delivering Excellence in Perinatal Mental Health Care – Manchester – 13 November 2020

Manchester - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
Manchester - Venue TBA
AVAILABLE TO BOOK
£140.00
Aims and Objectives
  • Gain an overview of the context of perinatal mental health and how it impacts women and their families.
  • Recognise current skills and develop these further to identify women with perinatal mental health problems and how to interact effectively.
  • To recognise when and how to appropriately escalate the care of a woman suffering with her mental health.
Relevant For

All maternity health care professionals and the wider team responsible for the antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care of a woman. The programme will also be relevant for GPs.

Content
  • The empirical and experiential context of perinatal mental health
        • Main themes from national reports (e.g. MBRRACE-UK; National Maternity Survey).
        • The service user’s perspective.
        • Latest research and guidance.
  • Identifying & assessing perinatal mental health (screening)
        • Role of the practitioner in screening.
        • Interpersonal dynamic consultation.
        • Effective and appropriate communication.
        • Types of assessment.
        • Using measures to aid clinical decision making.
        • Birth trauma and tokophobia.
  • Management
        • Appropriate and effective escalation.
        • Service pathways.
        • Reflection on local services and service development.
  • Professor Julie Jomeen
    Course Director
  • Professor Colin R. Martin
    Course Director