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Perinatal Mood Disorders – What Every Care Provider Must Know

January 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Perinatal Mood Disorders – What Every Care Provider Must Know

Purpose: This conference will assist the attendees in the understanding, identification, and treatment for women who experience a Perinatal Mood Disorder so that they can most effectively and holistically support and assist the affected mother and her family towards wellness.

This class is Part 1 of a two part series. The Part 2 optional class will be held on March 14, 2018.

Date: Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Spectrum Health Healthier Communities, 665 Seward Ave NW, Classroom 210, Grand Rapids 49504. Free parking is available on site

Target audience: Nursing, Social Work, and Healthcare providers in Maternal Child Health areas: i.e. Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, OB High Risk, Pediatrics, Neonatal, Home Health, Childbirth Education, Social Service Agencies, Office personnel, etc.


  • Differentiate between the symptoms of each Perinatal Mood Disorder: Baby blues, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety/panic, postpartum obsessive/compulsive, post-traumatic stress syndrome due to childbirth, postpartum psychosis
  • Describe 6 risk factors for the Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Identify recommended screening measures for Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • State 3 different treatment options for Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Describe Perinatal Mood Disorder resources available to healthcare providers and consumers
Contact hours: 3.5 Nursing and 3.5  Social Work.
Fee:  None
Registration Deadline: December 29, 2017 – class size is limited to 50 participants
For more information and to register, click here: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/register/222/page1.asp?m=341&c=2756
Contact Nancy Roberts with any questions: Nancy.roberts@spectrumhealth.org


January 3
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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