This on-demand webinar on What is Maternal Mental Health? An Introduction to the Basics is presented by Alinne Barrera, PhD.
This course introduces participants to common mental health disorders experienced during the perinatal period (i.e., pregnancy and postpartum) with an emphasis on maternal depression and anxiety. This course describes screening tools and recommendations, along with prevention and treatment interventions. Finally, the Mothers and Babies Course, an intervention for the prevention of postpartum depression (PPD) recently recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force for women at high risk of PPD, is introduced.
Describe common maternal mental health disorders and symptom presentations
Describe factors that impact disparities in maternal mental healthcare
Describe the principles and adaptations of the Mother and Babies Course