This web conference will provide clinicians/therapists with a general overview of perinatal mood/anxiety disorders, including their etiology and prevalence, and also delve into the importance of screening practices from conception through the first year postpartum. Andrea will address key assessment questions to ask people in therapy, risk factors, barriers to treatment, and intervention strategies. Myths of motherhood and addressing stigma as relates to perinatal depression/anxiety will also be discussed, in addition to bibliotherapy suggestions and resources for those in therapy.
Although comprehensive, the presentation addresses a subject of specialization that encourages clinicians to further their training in the perinatal area. The presentation will be a general overview and didactic in nature, with ample time for questions and answers.
This web conference is designed to help clinicians:
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1.5 CE credits will be provided by GoodTherapy.org for attending this web conference in its entirety.
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Andrea Schneider, LCSW, MSW, is a perinatal psychotherapist in Glendora (Greater Los Angeles), CA. She specializes in women's reproductive mental health and helps women and their families work through issues such as pregnancy/postpartum mood/anxiety disorders, infertility, perinatal loss (i.e. miscarriage), the transition to parenting, and special needs parenting.
Andrea is the Regional Coordinator for the state of California for Postpartum Support International, where she provides support and training as a volunteer, also overseeing several volunteers who provide phone support. Andrea is also a member of the Los Angeles Perinatal Mental Health Task Force as well as the Inland Empire Perinatal Collaborative, where she supports best-practice perinatal trainings, legislation, fundraising, and networking at a grassroots level.
She speaks and consults regarding perinatal mood/anxiety disorders for many non-profit and medical centers in the Greater Los Angeles Area and has spoken in Seattle at the Postpartum Support International Conference. Most importantly, Andrea is the mother of two beautiful boys, aged five and 10, and she is also a survivor of postpartum depression.
For more information on Andrea and her work, please visit her website.