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Caring for the Pregnant or Postpartum Woman During and After a Global Crisis

Women in the perinatal period are identified at an at risk, vulnerable population, with increased risk factors for anxiety and depression. Layer on the  reality of what postpartum parenting looks like when older children are home, or the lack of support and available physical help and respite usually available to women and their families, there is increased levels of concern about the evolving needs and challenges in this patient population. This workshop will explore the current trends that the perinatal population is experiencing, including access to prenatal care, family support, and extensive losses related to the process being completely different than planned.  We can only anticipate the impact of a new kind of birth trauma as women are isolated and missing the resources that have been historically deemed essential. Participants will be able to identify the risk factors at play, general review of caring for the perinatal populations' mental health needs, and gain a deeper understanding about the ongoing and future needs of this population.

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NEFESH ALL POINTS NORTH LODGE Professional Development

Caring for the Pregnant or Postpartum Woman During and After a Global Crisis

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Presenter: Dvora Entin, LCSW, PMH-C

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Course Length: 1 Hour & 30 Minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify key elements of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  2. Identify emerging features of birth trauma and pregnancy related traumatic experiences during Covid 19
  3. Identify treatment approach to support women and their partners
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.

This webinar offers 1.5 NYS ED Self Study Credits

Women in the perinatal period are identified at an at risk, vulnerable population, with increased risk factors for anxiety and depression. Layer on the  reality of what postpartum parenting looks like when older children are home, or the lack of support and available physical help and respite usually available to women and their families, there is increased levels of concern about the evolving needs and challenges in this patient population. This workshop will explore the current trends that the perinatal population is experiencing, including access to prenatal care, family support, and extensive losses related to the process being completely different than planned.  We can only anticipate the impact of a new kind of birth trauma as women are isolated and missing the resources that have been historically deemed essential. Participants will be able to identify the risk factors at play, general review of caring for the perinatal populations' mental health needs, and gain a deeper understanding about the ongoing and future needs of this population.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify key elements of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  2. Identify emerging features of birth trauma and pregnancy related traumatic experiences during Covid 19
  3. Identify treatment approach to support women and their partners
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.
Agenda:
  1. Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (20 minutes)
    1. Symptoms of Depression
    2. Symptoms of PPA
    3. Symptoms of PPOCD
    4. Postpartum Psychosis
  2. Risk Factors for Mental health concerns in the Perinatal Population   (20 minutes)
    1. ACES considerations
    2. Mental Health History
    3. Family systems
  • Birth Trauma
    1. Experience of the woman
    2. Experience of the Partner
    3. Features of PTSD
    4. Minimizing the trauma experience
  1. Unique trauma of Perinatal experience during pandemic     (20 minutes)
    1. Peri-partum care
    2. Birth planning and birth experience
    3. Postpartum challenges
    4. Access to medical care
    5. Anxiety – managing reality
  2. Case Review       (20 minutes)
    1. Birth Plan and Birth Trauma
    2. Birthing alone
    3. Access to medical care and creative interventions
  3. A look toward the future       (10 minutes)
    1. Anticipation of future client needs
    2. What will mitigate the impact of this trauma
    3. Future pregnancy planning post- pandemic

 

 


This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
This online class is offered at an intermediate level Click here to see levels of programing : ,and is beneficial for an intermediate level clinician: Click for Description :
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often And while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions Or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Social Workers (#SW-0048), and by the NYSED’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (#MFT-0046) and Licensed Mental Health Counselors (#MHC-0082).