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Certificate Training

Individual Web-based Certificate Program

Together with Postpartum Support International, the Policy Center for Maternal Mental Health has developed a Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training for Mental Health and Clinical Professionals. This online webinar series includes eight live sessions, small group discussions, supplemental reading materials, 16 continuing education credits (where applicable), and a certificate of completion. 

Certificate Training

Training Sessions

Classes are held on Mondays from 10am-12noon PT however classes are recorded and can be watched at any time.

Registration is now open for the fall 2024 certificate training course. The registration deadline is September 1, at 11:55pm Eastern Time.

The next certificate training course will be offered in the spring, beginning in February 2025. Dates TBD.

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September 9, 2024
Class 1: Overview of Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
Wendy N. Davis, PhD, PMH-C

September 23, 2024
Class 2: Screening, Assessment, Breastfeeding, Treatment Options
Birdie Gunyon Meyer, RN, MA, CLC, PMH-C

October 7, 2024
Class 3: Evidence Based PMH Psychotherapy
Kristy Christopher-Holloway, EdD, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH, CPCS, ACS, PHM-C

October 21, 2024
Class 4: Dads and Perinatal Mental Health
Danny Singley, PhD, APBB

November 4, 2024
Class 5:  Additional Considerations and Cultural Competency
Gabrielle Kaufman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT, NCC, PMH-C

Nov 18, 2024
Class 6: Psychological Gestation of Pregnancy and Postpartum
Diana Lynn Barnes, PsyD, MFT, PMH-C

Dec 2, 2024
Class 7: Perinatal Mental Health and Psychopharmacology
Chris Raines RN MSN APRN-BC

Dec 16, 2024
Class 8: Resources for Families, Professionals, and Communities
Wendy N. Davis, PhD, PMH-C and Joy Burkhard, MBA

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What Participants Are Saying:

“The Maternal Mental Health Online Certification Training was very comprehensive . The courses were filled with insightful information, materials as well as resources to enhance my skills and knowledge of Maternal Mental Health. I was happy to learn about the complexities of Maternal Mental Health concerns among diverse family systems. Lastly, I thoroughly enjoyed the webinar on creative marketing strategies and interventions to promote awareness and assist families. Thank you so much for the wealth of information.”

— Prosline Saint-Armand

“The webinar/certification has exceeded my expectations. The diverse material and the depth of which it is covered has been fantastic. I am learning invaluable information which will help me when working with mothers and families as an MFT.”

— Mary Jo, MFT

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MMH Certificate Training Webinar Scholarship Application

A limited number of full scholarships will be provided to clinicians working for non-profit organizations with a net annual revenue of less than $500,000 that provide direct service to mothers who may be suffering from MMH disorders.

Scholarship priority will be given to applicants who are located in high risk/low resource areas. You can view those areas on our website HERE

Scholarships are limited to United States applicants only.

Applications without an associated non-profit EIN number will not be considered. In cases of multiple applicants from the same organization, only one scholarship may be awarded per cycle if chosen.

Scholarship applications for the September -December 2024 training session will open on June 1, 2024 and will close on August 16, 2024.

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CEUs Are Included

See specific CEU information.

Have questions? Please e-mail [email protected]