Course Category: Health Professional Training Programs

  • KMMS module

    The Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale (KMMS) has been developed and validated as a culturally appropriate approach to screening Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander for perinatal depression and and anxiety. This module provides and overview to using the KMMS and details how to perform a routine psychosocial assessment using the KMMS and discusses referral pathways based on assessment outcomes. This module is provided free of charge, courtesy of the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service and AMSED 24/7.

  • Perinatal Loss in Practice: What Hospital Staff Need to Know

    • Perinatal Loss in Practice: What hospital staff need to know - $320.00

    A practical course to guide you in the "how to" when caring for bereaved parents following the death of their baby after miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. This course is designed for the front-line health professional - Midwives, Nurses, Obstetricians, Paediatricians and Neonatologists or anyone working closely with a bereaved family following a perinatal loss. This course is delivered by Eliza Strauss, Bereavement Midwife, The Perinatal Loss Centre.

  • Perinatal Loss in Practice: What Therapists Need to Know

    • Perinatal Loss in Practice: What Therapists Need to Know - $450.00

    A practical, comprehensive course for Therapists, including Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Counsellors, and Mental Health Nurses, who work with clients who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, and newborn loss. This course is delivered by Dr Renée Miller, Perinatal Clinical Psychologist and Founder of The Perinatal Loss Centre and the Antenatal & Postnatal Psychology Network in Melbourne, Australia. Renée has worked clinically with bereaved parents for over 20 years, and she distills both the research and the practicalities of working with loss within a framework of perinatal mental health.

  • Basic Skills in Perinatal Mental Health

    This FREE, comprehensive online training program is designed to provide health professionals with a practical overview of best practice in accordance with the 2017 Guideline - Mental Health in the Perinatal Period: Australian Clinical Practice Guideline. The course is developed and delivered by Dr Nicole Highet (D.Psych), Founder and Executive Director of the Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE). Nicole was also Co-Chair of the Australian Clinical Practice Guideline Expert Advisory Committee, and has developed this course to support putting the Guideline into practice. This training Program, was funded by the Australian Commonwealth Government.

  • Applied Skills in Perinatal Mental Health Assessment and Care

    • Applied Skills in Perinatal Mental Health Assessment and Care - $1,200.00
    • (Subscription) Applied Skills in Perinatal Mental Health Assessment and Care - $400.00 / month for 3 months

    This comprehensive perinatal mental health online training program is designed to provide mental health professionals with a structured approach to the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of perinatal mental health disorders. It has been underpinned by evidence-based best practice and in accordance with the 2017 Guideline - Mental Health in the Perinatal Period: Australian Clinical Practice Guideline. The course was developed by COPE in collaboration with experts in the field and consumers. It is delivered by Dr Nicole Highet (D.Psych), Founder and Executive Director of the Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE). Nicole is currently the Co-Chair of the Australian Clinical Practice Guideline Expert Advisory Committee, and has lead the development of this course to support putting Guidelines into practice.