Our programmes can be used for single or multi-agency audiences, across all UK nations, to build advocacy for and understanding of perinatal and infant mental health. It addresses the fundamental requirements for all those working with parents and families in the perinatal period to manage mild to moderate perinatal mental illness, to understand and recognise some of the impact of these disorders on the infant, their family and society, and to know when to refer on. Our events are co-delivered by facilitators experienced in multi-agency training delivery, and joined by additional speakers who share their lived experience of perinatal mental health on the day.
Engaging in these programmes equips participants to develop the mindset and skills required to work effectively with families in the perinatal period. The programme content is delivered across the following modules:
- Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: the underpinning policy and research of what it is and why it matters
- The Perinatal Frame of Mind: perinatal mental health across the lifecourse
- Mental health conditions in the perinatal period: signs, symptoms and impact on the family
- Identification, assessment and intervention
- Managing risk and child protection
- Developing high quality, integrated and inclusive services