- Understanding Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Perinatal Loss

Date & Location
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Winthrop Research & Academic Conference Center, Mineola, NY

Target Audience
Social Work


Topics Covered/Teaching Methods

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (including Postpartum Depression), how to diagnose and treat. What are the long and short term effects when not treated? Understanding the Unique grief for those who experience perinatal loss: Learners will be able to provide appropriate support and assist families to understand best way to help.

An informational Film: Dark Side of the Full Moon will be viewed and discussed.

A lecture along with case studies will be provided, followed by questions and answers.Learners will be able to better understand Postpartum Depression and Perinatal loss, and be able to provide intervention, information and referrals.


At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
  1. IDENTIFY Perinatal Mood and Anxiety disorders, and list the risk factors associated with the disease.
  2. DISCUSS how postpartum Depression effects family dynamics and impacts the mental health of children
  3. EXPLAIN the unique qualities of grief experienced after Perinatal loss
  4. SUMMARIZE the techniques used for supporting after Perinatal loss
  5. DESCRIBE available resources for parents who experience Perinatal loss


Winthrop University Hospital, Office of Academic Affairs SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Dept’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0319) of Continuing Education for licensed social workers.

Physician CME Accreditation: Winthrop University Hospital is accredited with commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Winthrop University Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PR Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation: Winthrop University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ProviderNumber: 1409-023PR 9/24/17. 3.0 contact hours will be awarded. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by SCNA, Winthrop University Hospital or ANCC of any commercial products or services.