Annual Perinatal Mood Disorders Conference: May 8, 2015

Mother with Infant

Perinatal Substance Use and the Journey to Wellness

Special Guests

Pec Indman, EdD, MFT, is a the former chair of the Education and Training Committee for PSI. She is the co-author of the award-winning book, “Beyond the Blues, Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety” and co-editor of PSI’s DVD, Healthy Mom, Happy Family.

James Nocon, MD, is a retired from the department of obstetrics and gynecology, Indiana University of Medicine. He has revised a high risk obstetrical clinic for drug addiction into a comprehensive recovery program for all forms of substance use, served on the Indiana Attorney General’s Task Force for Prescription Drug Abuse in 2013, and was chair of the Indiana Commission on Prenatal Drug Abuse from 2007 to 2010.

Registration Now Closed!


8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.   Opening Remarks     
8:45 - 10:15 a.m.     

Management of Opioid Dependence in Pregnancy (1.5 credit)

Presented by James Nocon, MD

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Evidence Based Practice Therapies in the Treatment of Mothers with Substance use (1 credit)

Presented by Megan Roudabush, LMSW

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.      Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Grand Rounds: Integrating Screening and Intervention for Substance Use into Routine prenatal Care (1 credit)     

Presented by James Nocon, MD

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Promoting Wellness in Motherhood (1 credit)

Presented by Pec Indman, EdD, MFT

2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Patient Experience

Presented by Christy Robinson

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Enhancing Resilience in Therapy (1.5 credits)

Presented by Pec Indman, EdD, MFT

Continuing Education

  • 6.0 CME credits for medical professionals available
  • 6.0 CE credits for Social Workers offered
  • 6.0 Nursing contact hours offered
  • 6.0 MCBAP credits may be provided

Event Details

Location: Pine Rest Postma Center, 300 68th Street SE, Grand Rapids 49548, Click here for map.

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)


Cost: $100 for seminar and lunch; $25 for lunch only; no charge for Pine Rest staff


Special thanks to the MSU Department of Psychiatry for their financial support of this conference.