Addressing Postnatal Depression as a Healthcare Professional
Learn how postnatal depression affects parental mental health and how to provide support on this BPS-approved course.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for current healthcare professionals or those training to provide perinatal support or mental health care services. It is also beneficial for maternity, general practice, and supervised lay and peer support workers.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain what post-natal depression is, when you should treat it and when you should refer
Demonstrate a clear understanding of how the postnatal transition and postnatal health may affect parental mental health
Demonstrate the ability to adapt evidence based behavioural principles for perinatal- specific concerns
Demonstrate an ability to promote effective communication strategies
Demonstrate a clear understanding of how to deliver treatment with baby in the room