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Perinatal Mood Disorders: Diagnosis, Systemic Impacts and Treatment

2 CE Hours On Demand
Clinical, Diagnosis

Presented By

  • Katherine M. Wilson PhD, AAMFT-AS, LMFT-S, LPC-S, PMH-C, RN-C
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Perinatal mood disorders include baby blues, depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD and psychosis. Perinatal depression is the most common complication of childbirth. Perinatal mood disorders impact every relationship: familial, community, work. This presentation will identify the range of mood disorders, assessment, risk factors, systemic impacts, and multiple treatment and therapy interventions.

Target Audience
  • Louisiana Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Louisiana Counselors
  • Louisiana Social Workers
  • Louisiana Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define and identify perinatal mood disorders.

  • Describe the prevalence of perinatal mood and the associated risk factors and familial impacts.

  • Recognize how to assess and diagnose perinatal mood disorders.

  • Identify treatment options inclusive of collaboration.

Louisiana Marriage and Family Therapists

This workshop meets the requirements and has been approved for 2 Diagnosis hours for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in Louisiana by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Louisiana Counselors

The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Board of Examiners to offer continuing education clock hours.  This presentation has been reviewed and has been approved for 2 CE clock hours for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors.

Louisiana Social Workers

This program was approved for 2 Clinical contact hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers – Louisiana Chapter as authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners.

Louisiana Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers

Approved for 2 continuing education hours provided by Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers (LASACT) Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA) AEP #E-002.

CE Policy and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Katherine M. Wilson PhD, AAMFT-AS, LMFT-S, LPC-S, PMH-C, RN-C

Katherine works with individuals, couples, and families to address their different needs such as intimacy, stress, depression, and adapting to change. She works within the physical setting of a woman’s health clinic and have special focus on women’s health issues. She furthers this focus with medical family therapy. Medical family therapy is discernable from other forms of counseling by its purposeful attention to medical illness and its role in the personal life of the patients and the interpersonal life of the family.

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