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Our programs

Our programs at COPE involve a range of innovative and exciting developments in perinatal mental health. Our programs include: Review of Australia’s National Perinatal Mental Health Guideline The Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) is the Guideline developer for the National Perinatal Mental Health Guideline. The Guideline development has been informed and… Read More

Mama Tribe Community Supporter Training

This program has been designed to equip community leaders with information and insights about emotional and mental health for hopeful, expectant and new parents in their community. The Program details the range of emotional and mental health challenges commonly faced, and provides you with the skills and resources to identify and support those who may be struggling to cope. Valuable resources and pathways are provided throughout, to ensure your community feels safe and supported at this often vulnerable life-stage. Read More

Mama Tribe Ambassador Training

This program has been developed especially for Mama Tribe Ambassadors. In your important role as an Ambassador, this Program will equip you with valuable information and insights about emotional and mental health for those in your Mama Tribe community. The Program details the range of emotional and mental health challenges commonly faced, and provides you with the skills and resources to identify and support those who may be struggling to cope. Valuable resources and pathways are provided throughout, to ensure members of your community feels safe and supported at this often vulnerable life-stage. Read More

Preparing for Parenthood

This program has been developed to provide hopeful, expecting and new parents with information and insights about the range of emotional health challenges that can arise when having a baby – yet are often not spoken about openly. The program includes support and advice relating to your pregnancy, preparing for and recovering from your birth, and coping with the many adjustments that come with having a new baby. We review the most common emotional health conditions that are often missed. As part of the program, you will have the opportunity to assess whether you may be at risk of developing a common mental health condition, or need further support. The course is filled with valuable tools, resources and links to networks to support you on your journey to becoming a parent. Read More

COPE Community Education Program

This program has been designed to equip community leaders with information and insights about emotional and mental health for hopeful, expectant and new parents in their community. The Program details the range of emotional and mental health challenges commonly faced, and provides you with the skills and resources to identify and support those who may be struggling to cope. Valuable resources and pathways are provided throughout, to ensure your community feels safe and supported at this often vulnerable life-stage. Read More

eCOPE Directory Disclaimer

Information about services offered on this directory is provided by individual Health Practitioners and/or their organisations. Any party registered on the e-COPE Directory has provided COPE with a declaration that they are competent and/or professionally trained in the therapeutic services they have listed. Registration with the e-COPE Directory is self-directed… Read More

Perinatal Mental Health Fact Sheets for Health Professionals

Derived from the National Perinatal Mental Health Guideline, a series of information sheets and resources have been developed specifically for health professionals. We’ve also supplied posters you can use to promote our free Ready to COPE guide, which delivers trustworthy and high-quality information to… Read More

About The Mum Drum

The Mum Drum is a series that explores the range of challenges that many mothers (and fathers) experience on their journey to becoming a parent, and being a mum in the early years. We know that pregnancy, birth and the first years of motherhood can bring… Read More

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. Read More