1.800.944.4773 1.800.944.4773

Trainings & Events

Online Maternal Mental Health Webinar Training
October 2015 – February 2016

Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training for Mental Health and Clinical Professionals
Hosted by PSI and the 2020 Mom Project

7-Session Webinar Course
More information and registration ONLINE

Webinar series hosted by Postpartum Support International and the 2020 Mom Project. This 7-session course is presented by top experts and trainers in the field of perinatal mental health. Join from the comfort of your own home or office, and network with other participants through the course while you complete this certificate course in perinatal mental health. This is a six-class course, with monthly online classes.

View or Download Flier: MMH Training_Oct 2015 – Feb 2016

Read Testimonials from webinar training participants

Postpartum Support International Certificate of Completion


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, Suma Karandikar MA, LCPC at training@postpartum.net

FAQs about Online and in person training


Maternal Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System
October 23, 2015


H2Ocean Restaurant
41 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls NJ 07927
Presented by Postpartum Support International

Thurs Oct 22, 7:00pm — Dinner and Remarks by George Parnham, JD
Fri Oct 23, 8:30am – 5:00pm — Maternal Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

Postpartum Support International presents “Maternal Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System” in Cedar Knolls New Jersey on Friday October 23. CMEs and CLEs applications pending. Financial aid policy for law and legal professionals on request, and reduced fee for public defenders and indigent defense attorneys.

Attorney George Parnham,  JD, Psychiatrist Margaret Spinelli, MD, and an expert team of faculty present this premier seminar designed for professionals interested in the defense and treatment of women accused of crimes that occurred during a postpartum psychiatric mental illness.

George Parnham, JD
Po Chau, JD – Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, Virginia
Diana Lynn Barnes, PsyD, MFT
Shoshana Bennett, PhD
Susan Benjamin Feingold, PsyD
Margaret Spinelli, MD
Susan Dowd Stone, LCSW



PSI Perinatal Social Support Webinar Training

coming January 2016

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.

Visit www.psi-socialsupport-onlinetraining.eventbrite.com
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.




Translational Research in Perinatal Mental Health:
Laboratory to Bedside to Community Practice
November 4-6, 2015 Chicago, IL
Click here for more information



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.