5 Hours | 5 CEs

This on-demand professional training program on Introduction to Maternal Mental Health is presented by Alinne Barrera, PhD.

This program demonstrates the students’ educational and professional development in the PAU Undergraduate Program. This program provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of and mastery of the learning outcomes of the program. This program is broad enough to enable the psychological area to be applied to both social action and business, depending on the degree program of the student. The topics are broad, requiring students to bring together the theories, practices, concepts, and ideas that have been explored in earlier coursework and the experiences they have gained in their internship or practical experiences.

Presented By

Alinne Barrera, PhD

Alinne Barrera, PhD is a California licensed clinical psychologist (PSY 22835). Her scholarly work is focused on depression prevention, intervention adaptations, and the use of technology to deliver maternal mental health resources. As a trainee, she built a strong foundation in the detection and treatment of major depression using standardized measures and evidence-based interventions. During the past 15 years Dr. Barrera has dedicated her research program to adapting and empirically testing internet and SMS versions of the Mothers and Babies Course/Curso Mamás y Bebés (MB), a prevention of postpartum depression intervention originally designed as an in-person group intervention for high risk perinatal persons. Dr. Barrera completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley, her doctoral degree at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral NIMH-funded fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. She is an Associate Professor in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program at Palo Alto University and serves as Associate Director at the Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health (i4Health).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe comprehensive understanding and application of key concepts, and principles in psychology’s major content domains (e.g., Developmental, Cognitive, Social, Biological)

  • Describe an understanding of research design and statistics

  • Describe the ability to design, conduct, and critically review and interpret research studies

  • Describe effective writing for psychological research and application

  • Describe effective presentation skills for psychological research and application

  • Describe issues of cultural and individual diversity in psychological application

  • Describe cultural and individual diversity in research

  • Describe ethical competency through applying ethical principles and standards in the application of psychology as part of their professional development

  • Describe values that build community and prioritize social responsibility

  • Desribe depression and anxiety in the general population and, specifically, within maternal mental health

  • Intended Audience

    This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

  • CE / CPD Credit

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