The impact of perinatal mood disorders and ways in which distress can be prevented, detected and treated will be reviewed.
The impact of perinatal mood disorders and ways in which distress can be prevented, detected and treated will be reviewed. It will introduce several leading Australian perinatal mental health resources and how practitioners can use online tools in clinical practice.
This webinar is designed to review the impact of perinatal psychological distress and mood disorders and increase participants understanding of ways in which distress can be prevented, detected and treated.
Professor Jeannette Milgrom, Clinical Psychologist and Director, Parent Infant Research Institute (PIRI), Austin Health and University of Melbourne will join Professor Jane Fisher, Finkel Professor of Global Health, Monash University and Dr. Elizabeth Maher, specialist GP at the Masada Early Parenting Centre to help us to identify risk and presence of maternal psychological distress and mood disorders, and introduce us to treatment approaches including a leading Australian online perinatal mental health resource, MumSpace and how practitioners can use them in clinical practice.
The webinar will specifically cover
By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:
Section 1 | Identification of risk and presence of maternal psychological distress and mood disorders in clinical practice
Section 2 | Australian evidence based resources for health professionals
Section 3 | Presentations in Practice
The webinar series examines some of the online mental health treatment programs that GPs need to know about, focusing on evidence-based programs that have been developed in Australia. The evidence around the efficacy and usefulness of different programs will be discussed along with practical aspects of using the programs.
GPs and GP registrars, psychologists and allied mental health practitioners, in fact any health professional with an interest in improving outcomes for patients with mental health conditions.