In August 2018, the first Certification in Perinatal Mental Health will be available through Postpartum Support International.
The Perinatal Mental Health Certification Program creates a structure for professional education and evaluation, and a standardization of training and experience to inform families and payers of perinatal mental health specialists. The certification curriculum requirements build on existing evidence-based perinatal mental health certificate trainings, adding an advanced-training component.
The Perinatal Mental Health Certification will be available for three groups:
Practice: 2 years minimum work experience relevant to the field of perinatal mental health
Graduate degree (Psychotherapy)
Medical or Advance Practice Nursing Degree (Prescriber)
Professional Credential (Affiliated professionals)
Training: Completion of evidence-based perinatal mental health certificate training, comprising 14 hours certificate training + 6 hours advanced training. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to submit course application for approval.
The PSI conference provides the following selections to satisfy the Certification educational pre-requisites: