Trainings & Events

2015 PSI ANNUAL CONFERENCE Plymouth Michigan
June 24-27, 2015

with Tree of Hope Foundation

Planting seeds of hope: overcoming stigma, increasing options and embracing innovative treatments

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Online Webinar Training
Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training
for Mental Health and Clinical Professionals
Next series begins Fall 2015
Hosted by PSI and the 2020 Mom Project
7-Session Webinar Course
Winter 2015 Online Registration : Closed on Jan 25

Please write to Joy Burkhard to be added to the 2020mom project email list where you will get updates about our next webinar training.

Postpartum Support International Certificate of Completion
2-Day On Site Training


The 2-day PSI Certificate of Completion Course, taught by experienced and engaging faculty, is a thorough and evidence-based curriculum designed for nurses, physicians, social workers, mental health providers, childbirth professionals, social support providers, or anyone interested in learning skills and knowledge for assessment and treatment of perinatal mood disorders. Registration includes training binder, handouts, breakfast and lunch, and continuing education credits.

Would you like to bring a training to your area? Please contact PSI Education and Training Chair, Birdie Meyer, RN, MA at

PSI Perinatal Social Support Webinar Training
January 28 - June 17 2015

Join us for the Postpartum Support International
Perinatal Social Support webinar series

Developing support networks for pregnant and postpartum families

This web series is designed for all social support advocates for pregnant and postpartum women and families, including volunteers, group facilitators, community members, and providers involved in developing support groups or networks.

Participants who attend all 11 classes will receive a
PSI Certificate of Completion in Perinatal Social Support Network Development

Learn from experienced leaders about supporting pregnant and postpartum moms, dads, and families. You'll hear about successful telephone support, groups, community networks, recruiting and training volunteers, fundraising, and more. Network with others, share your questions, and find ways to develop your group or community network.

All presentations will be live on Wednesdays from 1:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern time
and will be recorded and available for viewing later for registered participants.

for more details, faculty biographies, and registration information

Perinatal Psychology and Psychiatry in Southern France
28 September - 2 October 2015

28 - 29 Sept 2015: "Interpersonal Psychotherapy in the Perinatal Context", Two-Day Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Training - Oguz Omay, MD

30 Sept 2015: “Traumatic Birth and Recovery: When the Unexpected Happens” One-Day Perinatal Trauma Training: Leslie Butterfield, PhD and Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA, CLC

1-2 Oct 2015: Reproductive Psychiatry Two Day Seminar: Cases and special topics, presentations, Q & A, and discussion. Facilitated by Adrienne Einarson, RN, Repro Psych Group Founder and Nicole Cirino, MD. Planned by Adrienne Einarson, RN, Nicole Cirino, MD, Oguz Omay, MD, and Wendy Davis, PhD.

Perinatal Substance Use and the Journey to Wellness
Pine Rest Annual Perinatal Mood Disorders Conference

Friday, May 8, 2015
8:30am - 4:00pm
Pine Rest Postma Center

Click here to download pdf for more information and registration

Translational Research in Perinatal Mental Health:  
Laboratory to Bedside to Community Practices
Join us for the 2nd Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference
November 4 - 6, 2015 Chicago, IL
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2015 Documentary film produced and directed by our PSI Coordinator Jennifer Silliman, Maureen Fura, and executive producer Dr. Shoshana Bennett. This groundbreaking film explores postpartum depression and other pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders and is available for screenings in your community. Visit the DSFM Website to learn about the making of the documentary and information about hosting a screening. 


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