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FULLY Subsidised BlackDog Training – Perinatal in Practice

Sat 13th November @ 9:00 am

This workshop aims to introduce health professionals to the current understanding of perinatal mood disorders and its management, using lecture, case studies and interactive exercises.


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Sat 13th November

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Randwick

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Suitable for GP Registrars, GPs, Nurse – Midwife, Psychologists, Other mental health professionals


  • 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP)
  • 3 Performance review, 5 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM)
  • Women’s Health activity
  • Mental Health Skills Training (GPMHSC)

1 MOPS point

  • Recognise the psychosocial stressors that commonly affect  parents in the perinatal period
  • Opportunistically screen women for perinatal mood disorders using a screening tool and clinical interview
  • Diagnose perinatal mood disorders as distinct from commonly experienced adjustment difficulties
  • Assess the risk of untreated perinatal depression for the mother-baby dyad\
  • Select appropriate medications for pregnant and breastfeeding women when pharmacological treatment is indicated
  • Develop a comprehensive management plan using a MHTP for women with perinatal mood disorders


Topics covered

  • Transition to Parenthood
  • Understanding Attachment
  • Screening & Diagnosis
  • Postnatal Management
  • Antenatal Management
$50, however this will be reimbursed to each participant by SNHN upon completion of the training. Subsidy/Reimbursement information The usual registration cost for this course is $360, however NSW Health has subsidised this training to a reduced cost of $50. SNHN will further subsidise GP participation in this training where upon providing proof of completion, participants will need to invoice SNHN to be reimbursed their $50 registration cost, for more information email rrobinson@snhn.org.au


Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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