Perinatal Mood Disorders Training
Date & TimeFriday, September 27, 2013
9:00 AM to Noon
Location Grand Traverse County Health Dept., Community Training Room, 2600 LaFranier Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
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Cost: No charge.
Who Should Attend: Nurses, social workers, psychologists, healthcare providers, and educators who treat women
Presenter: Nancy Roberts, RN, CCE, CBC
Come join us for a free conference to assist nurses, social workers, psychologists, healthcare providers, and educators in the identification, understanding, and treatment for women who experience a Perinatal Mood Disorder. The conference will provide information to effectively and holistically support and assist the affected mother and her family toward wellness.
Our presenter, Nancy Roberts RN, CCE, CBC, is an Obstetrical Registered Nurse, Certified Breastfeeding Counselor, and Certified Childbirth Educator at Spectrum Health Hospital in Grand Rapids. For the past 20 years, she has been instrumental in the growth and development of the Postpartum Emotional Support Program, facilitating the Postpartum Depression Support Group and coordinating the inpatient screening program. She authored “Supporting the Breastfeeding Mother through Postpartum Depression” and is the Michigan Coordinator for Postpartum Support International. Nancy is dually employed at the new Pine Rest Mother and Baby Program in Grand Rapids, teaching psycho-educational classes to the pregnant and postpartum women who attend.
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