Advanced Training for Therapists

Charlottesville, VA 


Friday, March 20, 2020

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Limited to 18 attendees


Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
Outpatient Care Center
Morris Community Education Room
595 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911

Topics include

Brief review of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) Spectrum

Screening, Assessment and Diagnostic Tools

Therapeutic Modalities Specific to the Perinatal Period

Therapeutic Modalities: Techniques, Tools and Tips

Birth Trauma/Perinatal Complication and Loss

Professionalism and Self-Care


This training curriculum includes a review of the PMAD Spectrum and explanation of differential diagnosis criteria.  Attendees will be able to discuss: the unique considerations related to therapeutic treatment planning; identify and practice implementing and screening, assessment, and diagnostic tools appropriate for PMADs; at least 3 therapeutic modalities appropriate for use in treating women at risk and experiencing PMADs; explore a variety of new tools and techniques to add to their therapeutic "toolbox".  Discussion of case studies relating to the PMAD spectrum, assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning will occur. Attendees will review the importance of self-care and professional considerations unique to working with this population (pregnant and postpartum women.)


To qualify, mental health professionals must be licensed or actively working towards licensure via hours as a resident. Clinicians must also have previous training in PMADs. Please select if you have attended one of the listed trainings.  You may leave dates and further details in the "Additional Comments" section below.  


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