Project TEACH Statewide Maternal Mental Health Fall 2023 Intensive Training
Maternal Mental Health in the Ob/Gyn and Primary Care Setting: Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
November 4, 2023
This program will enhance a primary care provider’s skills to assess, treat and manage mental health concerns in perinatal patients. The focus is to provide helpful tools and treatment strategies for ob/gyn’s, family practice, pediatric and psychiatric clinicians to utilize within their practice. This interactive program includes the full-day day, in-person training and a one-hour, virtual follow-up session. All learning modules are presented by Project TEACH’s expert 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.
- Epidemiology, Screening and Assessment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADS)
- Suicide Risk Assessment and Management in Obstetric and Family Medicine Practices
- Psychotherapeutic and Pharmacologic (antidepressants and benzodiazepine) Approaches to Perinatal Depression and Anxiety
- Assessment and Management of Bipolar Disorder During the Perinatal Period
This program is intended for: New York State primary care and family practice physicians, obstetricians/gynecologists, pediatricians and psychiatrists; as well as, midwifes, psychologists, nursing professionals, social workers, residents, doulas and mental health clinicians working with primary care, pediatric or ob/gyn practices.
At the conclusion of this program, learners will be able to/have:
- Increased knowledge of perinatal mood and anxiety disorder assessment tools which will enable them to improve differential diagnosis in perinatal women.
- 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.
- Up to date, evidence-based information about when, what, why, and how to use medications in the perinatal population.
Saturday, November 4th
9:00 – 10:00am Registration
10:00 – 10:15am Welcome, Project TEACH overview and housekeeping slides
Kristina Deligiannidis, MD
10:15 – 11:10am Epidemiology, screening and assessment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs)
Nicole Pacheco, MD
11:10 – 12:00pm Suicide risk assessment and management in obstetric and family medicine practices
Julia Vileisis, MD
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 2:00pm Psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic (antidepressant and benzodiazepine) approaches to perinatal depression and anxiety
Joshna Singh, MD
2:00 – 3:00pm Assessment and management of bipolar disorder during the perinatal period
Elizabeth Fitelson, MD
3:00 – 3:15pm Break
3:15 - 4:00 pm Question and answer session
Extended Learning Session (virtual) - Follow-up Session
November 13, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 pm Case Discussion: Review and Discuss Perinatal Psychiatry Cases
Elizabeth Fitelson, MD, and Project TEACH Panel
INTENSIVE TRAINING ACCREDITATION | MODULES 1-5
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 1-5
The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 5.0 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.
- 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 5.00 Participation