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Postpartum Support International
Perinatal Mood Disorders
Certificate of Completion


All PSI Certificate Courses are provided online through the end of 2020 .

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.

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Teletherapy for Perinatal Mental Health

RECORDED WEBINAR: Purchase the full course, or one at a time

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This PSI professional webinar series was created as a response to the need for mental health providers to utilize telemental health platforms, using best practices and reliable technology. All of the presenters are Certified Perinatal Mental Health Professionals (PMH-Cs) and experts in the use of teletherapy. Each session was presented live, with time for Q and A, and discussion of benefits and successes participants have experienced with telemental health. Recordings and handouts available on demand.

Faculty: Corrie M. Avila, LCSW, PMH-C;  Bina Bird, MA, LMFT-S, PMH-C; Jenna Daly, LCSW, PMH-C;  Jana Glass, LPC, MAC, PMH-C;  Beth Shelton, LCSW, PMH-C;  Meyleen Velasquez, LCSW, PMH-C,  Mandy Wannarka, MSW, LICSW, PMH-C; Laura Winters, LCSW, PMH-C.


Perinatal Mental Health Training for Frontline Providers

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Frontline Providers – OBGYNs, nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives, family doctors, internists, and others – are the first, and often the only, person new moms turn to. Are you ready to respond with effective and well-researched treatment options to help them get better?

Frontline Provider Training – The training, provided by PSI perinatal psychiatry experts, is designed to equip frontline providers with the skills necessary to assess patients for perinatal mental health complications and, as appropriate, provide treatment or connect individuals with additional resources and care.  It is available as either a single day onsite course or via two 2 hour-long webinars.

Postpartum Support International (PSI) is the leading organization devoted to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. In addition to supporting mothers, fathers, and families directly, PSI offers frontline healthcare providers with resources to help identify, support and treat individuals living with perinatal mental health complications.

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PSI Advisory Council Webinar Series

Series was recorded live and is now available on demand.


Postpartum Support International (PSI) Advisory Council webinar series explores expert research and treatment in perinatal mental health. The sessions cover identification, diagnosis, support, and treatment. The expert faculty are members of the Postpartum Support International Advisory Council and are experienced clinicians, researchers, and perinatal mental health support advocates.

The PSI Advisory Council webinar is a series of six classes presented as a live webinar series and recorded for future attendees. You can begin the course any time. The series covers integral topics in perinatal mental health; covering bio-psychological research, identification, diagnosis, and treatment. The expert faculty, members of the PSI Advisory Council are experienced perinatal mental health clinicians, researchers, and advocates.

Moderated by Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA, PMH-C, PSI Certification Director

  • Faculty: Diana Lynn Barnes, PhD, MFT, PMH-C ; Carly Snyder, MD; Susan Stone, LCSW; Vivette Glover M.A., PhD, D.Sc.; Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA; Shoshana Bennett, PhD.
  • Continuing Education: Approved for CMEs; APA; NBCC; AOTA. Future recordings are pending approval for NASW credits.


PSI and 2020 Mom
Online Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training
February 22- May 24, 2021


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Deadline to register is Friday February 12

8-Session Webinar Course
16 CE hours total

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Psychopharmacology in Perinatal Mental Health

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2 credits hours – approved for CME, CNE, APA, NBCC, AOTA

PSI presents “Psychopharmacology in Perinatal Mental Health,” an educational presentation of a live webinar presented by Chris Raines, APRN-BC. The 2-hour webinar covers Pharmacological Interventions in Pregnancy, Postpartum and Lactation and is designed as an intermediate level educational event in the study of perinatal mental health. Recording is sent to your email after registration is complete. Discounts for PSI members and volunteers.

This course can be applied toward the Perinatal Mental Health Certification (PMH-C) training requirement, as 2 hours toward the 14 hour minimum perinatal mental health training. Learn more about the path to PMH Certification.


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PSI President’s Advisory Council
Perinatal Mental Health Webinar Series

Recordings available for all classes


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10.5 Credit Hours — APA, NBCC, AOTA

Learn from the experts! 

Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN
Margaret Spinelli, MD
Susan D. Stone, MSW, LCSW
Vivette Glover, M.A., PhD, D.Sc.
Kathleen A. Kendall Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA
Shoshana Bennett, PhD
Linda Klempner, PhD

This is a seven-class webinar series in perinatal mental health, covering identification, diagnosis, support, treatment, and latest research. The expert faculty, members of the PSI President’s Advisory Council, are experienced clinicians, researchers, and advocates. Topics include: Diagnosis and Screening of Perinatal Mood Disorders; Traumatic Childbirth; Postpartum Psychosis and Infanticide; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Effects of prenatal stress, anxiety and depression on the fetus and the child; Latest research in postpartum depression; and the Six Types of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders. Discounted registration fee for PSI Members and Volunteers.


PSI Perinatal Social Support Webinar Training
Purchase Recordings of single classes, or the whole series

This is a previously recorded course and you can purchase and view the series at any time


Postpartum Support International
Perinatal Social Support webinar series

Developing support networks for pregnant and postpartum families

You can begin this series at any time, and we will send you recordings and handouts from the sessions.

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.


3- Full-after-bath-webPostpartum Support International Webinars for Family and Community Support

Purchase recorded webinar

The 4-class webinar series for families, communities, and advocates – learn from leaders in the field about strengthening support for families and communities. Our presenters are Jane Honikman, Susan Benjamin Feingold, Ann Dunnewold, and Timoria McQueen Saba. 

All classes are recorded and available for viewing at your convenience.

Session 1
Jane Honikman, MS
Beyond Talk into Action: Meeting the Needs of Perinatal Families

Session 2
Susan Benjamin Feingold, PsyD
Legal Issues and Advocacy in perinatal mood disorders:
PA 100-0574, an Illinois Ground-Breaking Law

Session 3
Ann Dunnewold, PhD
Mindful Mothering

Session 4
TImoria McQueen Saba
Birth Trauma, PTSD, and its Effect on Moms and Families 


 Maternal Mental Health 101
90 minute complimentary webinar

MMH 101 Schedule

Learn about the range of maternal mental health disorders, the prevalence, signs and symptoms and recommended treatment options in this complimentary webinar hosted by 2020 Mom and presented by Postpartum Support International.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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1:30-3:00pm Eastern Time
Postpartum Support International & 2020 MOM
Faculty: Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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