Maternal Mental Health for Primary Care and Ob/Gyn Providers - Intensive Training

Virtual On-Demand Training

Maternal Mental Health Enduring Intensive Training

Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders 

This intensive training program will enhance a primary care providers’ skills to assess, treat and manage mental health concerns in perinatal patients. This interactive program will provide helpful tools and treatment strategies for ob/gyn’s, family practice, pediatric and psychiatric clinicians to utilize with their practice. This intensive training program includes the half day training and three follow-up sessions and is presented by Project TEACH’s team of reproductive psychiatrists.

Project TEACH is funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health and all services and events, such as this intensive training, are offered at no-cost to clinicians in New York State.

Target Audience

New York State primary care and family practice physicians, obstetricians/gynecologists, pediatricians and psychiatrists; as well as, psychologists, nursing professionals, social workers, residents, and mental health clinicians working with primary care, pediatric or ob/gyn practices.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, learners will be able to/have:

  1. Increased knowledge of perinatal mood and anxiety disorder assessment tools which will enable them to improve differential diagnosis in perinatal women.
  2. Utilize evidence-based screening instruments to determine psychiatric/suicide risk which will enable them to improve their ability to treat and/or refer to specialized behavioral healthcare.
  3. Up to date, evidence-based information about when, what, why, and how to use medications in the perinatal population.

Follow-Up Sessions: 

After you have completed the Enduring Intensive Trainings, you may continue learning about these topics through our Follow-Up Sessions.

If you are interested in the Follow-Up Session offerings, please follow the link to the registration page here: 

Follow-Up Session 1

Follow-Up Session 2

Follow-Up Session 3

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Introduction | Kristina Deligiannidis, MD 

"Welcome, Project TEACH overview and attendee engagement"


Module 1 Kristina Deligiannidis, MD

"Epidemiology of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) and Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnosis"

**Case presentation with poll questions and invite questions


Module 2 Jeffrey Iler, MD

"Screening for PMADs and Assessing Suicide Risk" 

**Case presentation with poll questions and invite questions


Module 3 | Nevena Rodonjic, MD

"Non-pharmacologic and Antidepressant Treatments for PMADs (pregnancy and lactation)"

**Case presentation with poll questions and invite questions



Intensive Training Accreditation | Modules 1-3

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Certification | Modules 1-3 

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

**The UB CME Office will provide UB CME Certificates of Attendance to allied healthcare professionals or non-physicians, who have attended a UB CME certified and accredited educational activity. The allied healthcare professional is responsible for submitting the UB CME certificate to their own governing body for credit. Most allied healthcare professional boards accept Physician credits.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation


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Disclaimer: CME may be claimed by clinicians in New York State only.