Future Implications for Vulnerable Populations
Friday, April 18, 2014
7:45am - 4:45pm
Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle WA
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Advanced practice primary care professionals, mental health professionals, and social workers.
This conference will focus on the psychiatric vulnerability of women in the perinatal period, with particular attention to two key knowledge areas for helping this population:
- Pregnant women in the postpartum phase who are suffering from a diagnosable mental illness, such as depression, and the potentially damaging effects this may have on the lives of these women; and
- the capacity of postpartum women experiencing mental illness to engage in the critical task of parenting in a way that supports the psychosocial development of their newborn child.
Teaching methods include lectures, discussions, and case study analyses.
Upon completion, you will be better able to:
- Describe the epidemiology and characteristics of perinatal mental health issues among at-risk people and the corresponding issues that affect women, their infant children, and other family members.
- Discuss the aspects of neurobiology and epigenetics that underlie perinatal mental health issues that affect women, their infant children, and other family members.
- Describe evidence-based pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for mothers during pregnancy and lactation, their infant children, and their families from a multicultural perspective.
- Understand the inter-professional nature of perinatal mental health issues through actual case studies.
Cost to Attend
UW faculty discount cannot be applied to fees due to sponsorship by HRSA grant.
- General Registration: $155
- Full-time Student Registration: $40 (limited number available - full time status must be confirmed)
7.5 contact hours will be awarded. To receive a certificate, attend all conference sessions and submit a CE registration
form (provided at the conference), an evaluation form, and a processing fee of $40 (payable to the University of Washington in US Funds via check, Visa or Mastercard.)
- Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- UWCNE is approved as a clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.
- Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218.
UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924-240(1).
Social Workers and Counselors: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-810-610.
All Other Disciplines
A certificate will be awarded for use in documenting attendance at this offering co-provided by the UW School of Nursing.
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