UPCOMING CLASS: Perinatal Mental Health | Aug. 23 @ SJCPL, Community Learning Center

Don’t Miss! Perinatal Mental Health training on Aug. 23rd at SJCPL, South Bend, IN

August 23, 2024
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST
Perinatal Mental Health - Mental Health Awareness of Michiana

Learn and Engage: Perinatal Mental Health Training Event by Mental Health Awareness of Michiana (MHAM)

Join us on August 23, 2024, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the SJCPL Community Learning Center for a transformative one-day training event on “Perinatal Mental Health: An Overview”. This comprehensive session will delve into crucial aspects of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).

Experts in the field, Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA, PMH-C, and Dr. Kristy Christopher-Holloway, LPC, LCMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, CPCS, ACS, PMH-C, will lead discussions covering a spectrum of disorders including depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, and psychosis. Participants will gain insights into recognizing signs, identifying risk factors, and exploring effective screening and treatment options. The event also emphasizes the integration of care systems and provides valuable local, regional, and national resources.

Attendees can earn 6.5 Continuing Education credits and will enjoy a continental breakfast as part of their registration, which is $80. A reduced community rate of $65 is available, and scholarships are offered to ensure accessibility. MHAM interns, trainees, and PBCP volunteers can attend free of charge. Group rates are also available upon request.

For more information and to register, please contact info@mhamichiana.org or visit our registration page.


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Event Details:

  • Date: August 23, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Location: SJCPL Community Learning Center
  • Title: Perinatal Mental Health: An Overview
  • Speakers: Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA, PMH-C; Dr. Kristy Christopher-Holloway, LPC, LCMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, CPCS, ACS, PMH-C
  • Description: Comprehensive training on Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs), covering symptoms, risk factors, screening, treatment options, and resources.
  • Learning Objectives: Includes understanding challenges in identifying and treating PMADs, describing risk factors and treatment options, and discussing local, regional, and national resources.
  • Registration: $80 (includes 6.5 CE’s); Community Rate $65 (no CE’s); Scholarships available; MHAM Interns, Trainees, and PBCP Volunteers: Free
  • Contact: info@mhamichiana.org