The Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force Training Institute is dedicated to providing increased awareness of maternal depression and its impact on the mother, child, family and community at large amongst health care and community providers. This audience includes pediatricians, OBGYNs, family doctors, midwives, doulas, early childhood education providers, case workers, promotoras and more – essentially anyone who comes in contact with new moms and moms-to-be!
The Training Institute offers basic and advanced trainings on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders to a variety of audiences. The goals of the trainings are to help providers:
Each training can be adapted and customized to your agency's needs. Costs vary depending upon date, length, topics covered and audience size. Scholarships are also available. To arrange for the Training Institute to come to your agency or place of work, please complete a TRAINING APPLICATION and send it to: info@maternalmentalhealthla.
To view a calendar of upcoming trainings that are open to the public, please click HERE.
Members of the Task Force's Training Institute include: