Join in the Reproductive Mental Health Web Series: 2021 Update on Common Mental Health Conditions in Pregnancy and Postpartum

 

Physicians and other health care professionals who work with pregnant and postpartum women are invited to join a 7-part webinar series titled 2021 Update on Common Mental Health Conditions in Pregnancy and Postpartum, hosted by the BC Reproductive Mental Health Program. The webinar series will be via Zoom for 7 Wednesdays in a row starting March 24th, 2021 and ending May 5th, 2021.

Dates: March 24, March 31, April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5th (Wednesdays)
Time: 12pm-1pm
Where: Zoom (links to be provided to registrants prior to each session)
Cost: $60 for Physicians, $30 for other Health Professionals (cost is for the entire series)
Registration is required; click here for registration link: https://events.eply.com/rmhseries2021please register by March 19, 2021

This activity has been accredited for up to 7 MOC Section 1 credits

 

TOPIC & SPEAKER SCHEDULE

Date Title Presenters
March 24th Snapshots of current research of the BC Reproductive Mental Health program: Perinatal Mental Health Research Part I Dr. Catriona Hippman &
Dr. Katarina Tabi
March 31st Depressive and Anxiety Disorders in Pregnancy and Postpartum Dr. Tricia Bowering
April 7th Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Why is Treatment Important? Dr. Barbara Shulman
April 14th Psychopharmacological Treatment of Perinatal Depression, Anxiety and ADHD Dr. Shari Lusskin
April 21st Bipolar Disorders and Psychotic Illnesses in the Perinatal Period Dr. Deirdre Ryan
April 28th Bipolar Disorders and Psychotic Illnesses in the Perinatal Period Dr. Erin Smith
May 5th Hope for the Future: Perinatal Mental Health Research Part II

Dr. Vivian Polak &
Dr. Dawn Kingston

 

GLOBAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Recognize signs and symptoms of common mental health
    conditions in pregnancy and postpartum
  • Outline why treatment of mental health conditions in the
    perinatal period is so important for families
  • Describe pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatmen
    options
    Presented