Working in a brief way with perinatal mental health problems

Working in a brief way with perinatal mental health problems
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1/2 Day


School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Wednesday 9th November 2016 1pm-4pm

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
This workshop is aimed at practitioners who work with people experiencing perinatal mental health problems. The workshop will provide you with an overview of perinatal mental health problems, and equip you with some practical skills in gathering relevant patient information, and to support people experiencing mental health problems to utilise self-help strategies and develop coping skills to help them overcome these problems within the remit of your role, and, where appropriate to support referral on to appropriate specialist services. The workshop will also offer an overview of good perinatal mental health.
Who should attend:

Any frontline staff such as PWPs, Practice Nurses, Health Visitors, midwives and GPs

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Liz is a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Interventions at UCLan, with an MSc in Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health. Liz has worked in Primary Care IAPT services since 2004 as a clinician, supervisor and service manager supporting the development of the PWP workforce including chairing the PWP Professional Network.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Have an understanding of the different presentations of perinatal mental health problems
  • Develop practical skills in gathering relevant patient information
  • Develop practical skills in supporting self-help strategies for perinatal mental health problems

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808

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