Monday September 9, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT
Monday December 2, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST


This is an online event. Participants will receive webinar link and telephone number with confirmation of registration.



Joy Burkhard 
2020 Mom Project

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Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training for Mental Health and Clinical Professionals 

Register now for this specialized training webinar series hosted by Postpartum Support International and the 2020 Mom Project. This 6-session course is presented by top experts and trainers in the field of perinatal mental health. Join from the comfort of your own home or office, and network with other participants through the course while you complete this certificate course in perinatal mental health.

Certificates will be issued to participants who attend all six classes. Course includes recommended reading materials, resources, and group discussions.

Continuing Education credits are available for LMFTs and LCSWs licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Those outside of CA may be able to obtain CEUs through their state boards with the issued certificate. 

Online Perinatal Mental Health Training

September 9, 2013

Class 1:  Introduction to Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders 
Range of perinatal mental health disorders, symptoms, causes, risk factors.
Introduction: Joy Burkhard, MBA and Wendy Davis, PhD
Faculty: Wendy N. Davis, PhD

September 30, 2013
Class 2:  Triggers and Primary Prevention
Including role of sleep, breast feeding and more
Trish McGarrigle, MS, MFT, LAC and 
Kate DeStefano-Torres, MA, NCC, ACS, LPC 

October 14, 2013
Class 3: Treatment: Evidence Based Psychotherapy
Understanding the psychological gestation of pregnancy and the postpartum period, overview of therapeutic models and approaches. 
Diana Lynn Barnes, PsyD, LMFT

October 28, 2013
Class 4:  Screening and Treatment Options  
Tools for assessing depression and anxiety, questions to assess possible psychosis, and traditional and non-traditional treatment.
Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA

November 11, 2013
Class 5:  Additional Considerations 
Cultural competency, paternal depression, adoption.
Gabrielle Kaufman, MA, ADTR, NCC

December 2, 2013
Class 6:  Knowing your Resources, Developing your Support Network and Marketing Plan
Wendy Davis, PhD, Kate DeStefano-Torres, MA,NCC,ACS,LPC & Trish McGarrigle, MS,MFT, LAC

Webinars will be held on the following Mondays at 
10am-12pm Pacific, 12pm-2pm Central, 1pm-3pm Eastern, 7am-9am Hawaii 

September 9 – Class 1 

September 30 – Class 2 

October 14 – Class 3 

October 28 – Class 4 

November 11 – Class 5

December 2 Class 6

Fee is reduced for this inaugural session to $375. 

Payments can be made in four installments of $100 each.

Space is limited to the first 35 people.