Multi-agency Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) Training for Practitioners 22/23

Date & Time:

Wednesday 15 March 2023 (09:30 - 13:00)

Venue:

Virtual,

Detail:

Target group

This training is targeted at professionals in direct contact with children who undertake or contribute to risk assessments and multi-agency meetings including social workers, family support workers, foster carers, health professionals, schools, police and others who work with children at risk of abuse, neglect and exploitation.   

Level 3 (predominantly working with children) or above (including strategic leads), and NHS Inter-Collegiate Standards 2 and above for health professionals. 

Aims

This training is targeted at professionals in direct contact with children who undertake or contribute to risk assessments and multi-agency meetings including social workers, family support workers, foster carers, health professionals, schools, police and others who work with children at risk of abuse, neglect and exploitation.   

Level 3 (predominantly working with children) or above (including strategic leads), and NHS Inter-Collegiate Standards 2 and above for health professionals. 

Learning objectives

By attending this course, participants will:

  • 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 improved knowledge about the risks for developing perinatal mental health illness
  • Have improved knowledge of Postpartum Psychosis, including risks for developing and interventions
  • Improved their understanding about the impact of stigma for the individual in relation to perinatal mental health, including the specific issues relating to diverse ethnic cultural, and religious backgrounds within the wider community.
  • Have an increased understanding of fathers/partners and perinatal mental health.
  • Have increased knowledge and understanding about the risks associated with perinatal mental illness related to suicide.
  • Have increased knowledge and understanding about the risks associated with perinatal mental illness with regard to safeguarding infants and children
  • Have improved knowledge of local referral and care pathways, interventions and help available 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. 

Places Available:

15

Further Information:

Trainer:

Jane Dagnell

Venue Details:

Virtual,