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Depression During and After Pregnancy: A Resource for Women, Their Families, and Friends

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About the Course:

This course provides information on depression during or after pregnancy, addressing a broad range of physical and emotional struggles faced by pregnant and postpartum women and their families. The course material focuses on the possible causes of perinatal depression; the differences between “baby blues”, perinatal depression, and postpartum psychosis; and how to identify perinatal depression, what to do, and how it can affect babies and their families. The course also includes resources on where to get help and advice for fathers, families, and friends.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Depression During and After Pregnancy: A Resource for Women, Their Families, and Friends created by HRSA Staff in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS

Publication Date:

November 2006

Course Material Author

HRSA Staff

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers and nurses who seek knowledge about perinatal depression — depression during and after pregnancy. It is appropriate for an introductory level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the causes and types of perinatal depression.

  2. Describe how a woman can identify her own perinatal depression and what she can do about it.

  3. Analyze and assess the usefulness of information provided regarding advice for others and the additional sources of information available.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 credit hour

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American Psychological Association (APA)

1 credit hour

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

1 ce credit hour

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 credit hour

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

0.5 credit hours

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Course Retired
Course Number 101235
  • 1 credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.5 credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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352 members have taken this course