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“It was horrible” Britney Spears opens up about perinatal depression

Britney Spears has shared that she is expecting her third child – and has opened up a global conversation about depression during pregnancy and the first year of having a baby. In a post to… Read More

The truth behind past trauma – Katie’s Story

Katie experienced a difficult upbringing and her relationship with her own mother impacted her confidence at the critical entry point of motherhood. Katie bravely shares her experience as part of COPE’s #thetruth campaign. Becoming… Read More

Lesson 3: M3, L3

Lesson Description: In this lesson we will provide you with an overviewof the management and treatment of the severe mental illnesses – bipolar disorder, postpartum psychosis and schizophrenia, together with borderline personality disorder (as covered in Module 1). In particular we will review the special considerations surrounding the management of… Read More

Lesson 1: M3, L1

Lesson Description: In this lesson we will provide and overview of the recommended treatments for the prevention and treatment of perinatal depression and anxiety. We review what the National Guideline recommends in terms of what is likely to be the most effective in preventing these conditions developing, and link you… Read More

Clinical and technical features

Clinical features iCOPE is an interactive digital screening platform that facilitates efficient and effective screening in the perinatal period (during pregnancy and year following birth). In line with the National Perinatal Mental Health Guideline, the iCOPE platform currently contains questions pertaining to: Psychosocial risk factors – using the Antenatal… Read More

iCOPE Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is the Perinatal Mental Health Check Program? This is Federally funded program to support the implementation of routine, universal screening using the iCOPE Digital Screening Platform. The Program was funded from July 2020 – June 2023, and likely to commence in April 2021.  … Read More

Screening & Assessment 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… Read More

Lesson 3: Treatment and management of severe mental illness

Lesson Description: In this lesson we will provide you with an overviewof the management and treatment of the severe mental illnesses – bipolar disorder, postpartum psychosis and schizophrenia, together with borderline personality disorder (as covered in Module 1). In particular we will review the special considerations surrounding the management of… Read More

Lesson 1: Prevention and treatment for perinatal depression and anxiety

Lesson Description: In this lesson we will provide and overview of the recommended treatments for the prevention and treatment of perinatal depression and anxiety. We review what the National Guideline recommends in terms of what is likely to be the most effective in preventing these conditions developing, and link you… Read More