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F001 – Fathers and Paternal Depression

Course OutlineExamining the role of the modern-day fatherUnderstanding prejudices and stereotypesExploring societal changes and social constructionExploring the signs and symptoms that fathers may experience Identifying possible risk factors for psychological distress and illnessExamining the risk factors Understanding the impact on the fatherExamining assessment processes 

M004 – Awareness of issues in Antenatal Mental Health

Course OutlineExploring the impact of antenatal mental health on the foetus, including epigenetics and neuroscienceExploring the impact on the father and familyAssessment techniquesMood Assessment and InterviewManagement strategiesManagement strategiesExploring current resources availableExamining recent policies and application to antenatal mental health 

M003 – Cultural Issues – Cultural Differences

Course OutlineExamining the rites and rituals around pregnancy and childbirthExploring epigeneticsExploring societal changes and social constructionWhat don’t we know? What is visible? What is invisible? Where are the fault lines?What are the unforeseen consequences? 

M002 – Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health

Course OutlineExploring societal changes and social constructionIdentifying possible risk factors for psychological distress and illnessDual recognition of mother’s condition – initiating the processExploring communication theoriesUnderstanding complex approaches and casesExploring confidentiality and child protectionPromoting recovery and social inclusionPromoting care of self

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development is the holistic commitment of professionals towards the enhancement of personal skills and proficiency throughout their careersThis is defined internationally by a variety of terms which include: continuing nursing education, life-long learning and professional skills development, to name but a few. Whilst there is no universally agreed definition for Continuing Professional Development […]

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