Postpartum Health Alliance

March 2015 Newsletter

Welcome to the PHA newsletter! Home of your updates on PMAD's research and local events focused on increasing PMAD's awareness!

Just a Remind to Renew Your PHA Membership

Just a reminder that you received an email inviting you to become a 2015 PHA member. Becoming a member of PHA not only helps us in fulfilling our mission, but entitles you to the many benefits of membership. If you did not receive a renewal notice, please contact us! Your membership can also be renewed online by clicking here!

Upcoming Trainings and Events

April Educational Luncheon

Join Dr. Leslie Westland Craig as she discusses the Prevention of Postpartum Depression.

Dr. Craig has made it a part of her treatment routine to meet with the patient and her spouse or partner to discuss a number of prevention strategies, including medication, psychotherapuetic techniques and social supports. She has derived a checklist of the most relevant topics to be reviewed and will present those along with some clinical vignettes.


Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify risk factors for postpartum depression.

2. Participants will be educated on medication strategies for the prevention of postpartum depression.

3. Participants will be able to understand how vital social support is in the treatment plan.


Friday, April 10, 12:00 - 1:30 pm at Elijah's Restaurant & Delicatessen


PLEASE NOTE THAT EDUCATIONAL LUNCHEONS WILL CONTINUE TO BE FREE FOR OUR MEMBERS, HOWEVER NON-MEMBERS WILL NOW BE CHARGED $25 FOR THE TALK.


For questions or to RSVP, email the PHA Educational Chair Yvonne Rothermel yrothermel@hotmail.com

6th Annual Inland Empire Perinatal Collaborative Maternal Mental Health Conference on April 16

Maternal Mental Health: Origins and Impact is a FREE conference featuring...
  • Wendy Saltzman, PhD, on “Women's Hormones and their Effect on Mental Health in the Perinatal Period”
  • Erin Murphy Barzilay, MD, on “Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and Postpartum:Treatment Considerations”
  • Caron Post, PhD,and Gabrielle Kaufman, LPCC, on “Parental Mental Health: It’s Impact on Infant Mental"
  • "Health and Early Childhood Development” Panel Discussion on Professional Perspectives on Maternal Mental Health Assessment and Intervention


Space is limited so make sure to register by March 31 to guarantee your spot!

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