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Perinatal Mood Disorders Training Events

For the past three years, the New Jersey Department of Health has co-sponsored a training event for New Jersey healthcare providers. Each year, a different consortium from the six consortia funded by the department to support postpartum women helps to plan the event and obtain accreditation from the relevant agencies.

2011 - Perinatal Mood Disorders: Co-Morbidities, Management & Recovery taught healthcare workers how to recognize the co-morbidities associated with Intimate Partner Violence, explained the risks and benefits of medications prescribed to treat PMD, described the association between eating disorders and perinatal depression, and helped attendees relate to the personal experience of a PMD survivor.

Click here to learn more about the 2011 event.

2010 - Perinatal Mood Disorders: Unexpected Outcomes gave attendees insight into PMD's impacts on families, how parents handle a sick baby, the specific issues that trauma and abuse survivors face throughout pregnancy, and how untreated PPD can lead to tragic outcomes.

Click here to learn more about the 2010 event.

2009 - On the Front Lines of Perinatal Mood Disorders: Practical Strategies for Healthcare and Social Services Providers offered attendees a comprehensive guide to identifying mental health issues in pregnant women and new mothers.

Click here to learn more about the 2009 event.

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