Multi-agency Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (PIMH) Awareness Training for Practitioners (level 2/3)

Date & Time:

Tuesday 21 May 2019 (09:30 - 16:30)

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Venue:

The Chaucer Centre, The Chaucer Centre Canterbury Road Morden

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TARGET GROUP

This training is targeted to social workers, family support workers, adolescent and adult health and social care practitioners, health professionals from a broad range of universal and specialist backgrounds, child care, early years, schools and education providers, volunteers and those in the private and independent sector.

The training is designed to meet the competency requirements at Group Level 2 (regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominately working with children) or above (including strategic leads) as set out in the Safeguarding Competency framework in London Safeguarding Child Procedures. NHS Inter-Collegiate guidance for health professionals.

AIM

The aim of this course is to provide practitioners with the knowledge, skills and abilities :

  • To recognise the most common perinatal mental disorders(CPMDs) including anxiety and depression and the care pathways to support for the mother and child.
  • To identify and respond to early help or safeguarding concerns that relate to mental healthduring pregnancy and after giving birth.
  • To apply best practice approaches to assess, refer and manage CPMDs as effectively as possible.
  • To understand the impact of perinatal and infant mental health and how it can affect the child across the life course
  • To recognise the stigma associated with mental health, how it differs within the local  community and the barriers to access support for the mother and child

The training is designed to provide a mix of knowledge based content and inter-active exercises which includes discussing scenarios to understand the range of interventions and help available (locally and nationally) and know when and how to access these most effectively.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By attending this course, participants will:

  • Be able to apply the concept of perinatal and infant mental health (PIMH) within their own area of practice
  • Have improved knowledge about the most common clinical features and impact of perinatal mental health illness, based on recent research, to aid early recognition and help.
  • Have an improved knowledge and understanding about the importance of the parent–infant relationship and how parental mental illness can affect the child across the life course
  • Have increased knowledge and skills to support parental behaviours that will help infants to develop secure attachment patterns.
  • Improved their understanding about the impact of stigma for the individual in relation to perinatal and infant mental health, including the specific issues relating to diverse ethnical, cultural, and religious backgrounds within the wider community.
  • Have an increased understanding of fathers and perinatal mental health.
  • Have increased knowledge and understanding about the risks associated with perinatal mental illness related to suicide and safeguardingHave learnt about the Sutton PIMH Early Help Network and how this works to develop services and collaborative working in Sutton. 
  • Have improved knowledge of local referral and care pathways and how to access support services as set out in the multi-agency PIMH Protocol
  • Have learnt about the Sutton PIMH Early Help Network and how this works to develop services and collaborative working in Sutton.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

There is an expectation that practitioners would have read and familiarised themselves with the multi-agency PIMH protocol before attending this course – add link to LSCB website when published. 

Sector LimitAvailable
Adopter0
Education - CognusNo Limit
Education - Early YearsNo Limit
Education - OtherNo Limit
Education - Schools/CollegesNo Limit
Foster Carer0
LBS Adults/Childrens - All Age DisabilitesNo Limit
LBS OtherNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Admiral NursesNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Carshalton LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Clinical HealthNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Heads of ServiceNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Hospital PathwayNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Learning DisabilitiesNo Limit
LBS People Adults - OtherNo Limit
LBS People Adults - STARTNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Adults - TransitionsNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Wallington LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Adoption and PermanenceNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Blue LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Children with DisabilitiesNo Limit
LBS People Children's - CourtNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Director / Assistant DirectorNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Early HelpNo Limit
LBS People Children's - FosteringNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Green LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Heads of ServiceNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Integrated Childrens ServicesNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Leaving Care TeamNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Looked After ChildrenNo Limit
LBS People Children's - MASHNo Limit
LBS People Children's - OtherNo Limit
LBS People Children's - PlacementsNo Limit
LBS People Children's - QANo Limit
LBS People Children's - RASNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Red LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Sutton Inclusion & SupportNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth SupportNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Youth Offending TeamNo Limit
NHS - Clinical Commissioning GroupNo Limit
NHS - Community ServicesNo Limit
NHS - HospitalNo Limit
NHS - OtherNo Limit
OtherNo Limit
PoliceNo Limit
Private - Domiciliary CareNo Limit
Private - Nursing HomeNo Limit
Private - OtherNo Limit
Private - Residential HomeNo Limit
RBK Shared ServiceNo Limit
Sutton Housing PartnershipNo Limit
Voluntary/CommunityNo Limit

Booking:

Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:

Trainer:

Jane Dagnell, LBS & Monica Justino, NHS

Venue Details:

The Chaucer Centre, The Chaucer Centre Canterbury Road Morden

(020 8545 3388)