Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders: How to recognize and treat in clinical practice
Participants will be educated on the negative effects of mental illness during the postpartum period, in particular the impact of maternal mental illness on the developing child.
Participants will learn how to recognize postpartum depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, mania and psychosis. Treatment of these conditions, in clinical practice, and appropriate referral process (when appropriate) will be discussed.
The event offers 3 CEs.
The Participants will
- learn to recognize 2-3 risks of untreated mental illness during the postpartum period.
- be able to recognize the major psychiatric disorders that take place in the postpartum period.
- be able to suggest 1-2 appropriate treatment modalities for women suffering from postpartum depression and anxiety.
- Registration Fee: $80
- Alumni, Adjuncts, Field Instructors Rate: $60
- Students, Veterans Rate: $35
Dr. Frieder’s background includes a residency in OBGYN in Argentina and a residency in Adult Psychiatry and a Fellowship in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. Initially, after graduation in 2008, Dr Frieder worked as a Psychiatry Attending at the Primary care and High Risk OBGYN clinic at Montefiore Medical Group where she treated women suffering from different psychiatric conditions and during pregnancy, postpartum, infertility and perinatal losses and both men and women with medical problems who needed psychiatric treatment. She taught and supervised residents, fellows and medical students. In 2015 Dr Frieder left Montefiore to join Northwell Health where she worked as the Director of Psychiatry at LIJ Forest Hills Hospital and at Zucker Hillside Hospital perinatal program. Eventually, she transitioned to be the physician in charge of the Perinatal Program at Zucker Hillside Hospital in NY. There, she had the opportunity to treat hundreds of women with psychiatric conditions during the perinatal period. She also continued to teach and supervise psychiatrists in training and medical students. In June 2019 Dr Frieder left her full time job at Zucker Hillside Hospital to open her private practice while she continues to supervise residents at Zucker Hillside Hospital of NY. Dr Frieder enjoys teaching and presents in conferences and publishes article in the field of perinatal psychiatry.
Adelphi University School of Social Work is an approved provider for continuing education credits for the following:
- NYSED Social Workers
- NYSED LMHC
- NYSED LMFT
- OASAS CASAC Renewal
- APA Psychology
- NYSED LCAT
Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at the entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.
New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity in order to receive a certificate for continuing education hours. There is no accommodation in the State regulations for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. According to NYSED, in order to award social work CEs; “When you offer a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours, in the same way that a student must complete a semester-long course to receive college credit. You may not award partial credit for a program, even a one-day program, if the learner does not complete all requirements at that time.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made seven working days or fewer before the event for any reason—or for no-shows. We can provide credit towards a future workshop up to 24 hours before the event. After that, no credit will be issued.
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