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Clinical Tools for Health Professionals

COPE has a range of resources to to support health professionals deliver best practice services, based on the recommendations of the National Guideline for Mental Health Care in the Perinatal Period.

National Perinatal Mental Health Guideline

The National Guideline for Mental Health Care in the Perinatal Period was commissioned by the Commonwealth Government of Australia and developed by an Expert Working Group with representatives from professional bodies in primary, maternity, postnatal and mental health care.

Download the Guideline

Antenatal Risk Questionnaire

The Antenatal Risk Questionnaire (ANRQ) can be used to assess psychosocial risk. There are multiple versions of the ANRQ that can be used dependent on your client’s needs. Find out more about screening for psychosocial risk.

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) can be used to identify possible symptoms of depression in the postnatal period. Find out more about using the EPDS.

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

iCOPE Digital Screening

iCOPE is an innovative digital screening platform that incorporates both the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and the Antenatal Risk Questionnaire.

iCOPE ensures 100% accuracy in scoring, provides automated tailored clinician and patient reports and resources, and facilitates efficient, cost-effective and private screening. Find out today about how you can make the switch to digital screening:

Make the Switch to Digital Screening

A woman holding an iPad using iCOPE screening