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2021 UT Perinatal Mental Health and Wellness Conference

Location: Virtual

Start Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 9 a.m.

End Date: Friday, April 23, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Contact: Denice Richard

About the Event

2021 UT Perinatal Mental Health and Wellness Conference: Education, Treatment and Advocacy offers multi-disciplinary learning opportunities for professionals who provide services to pregnant and postpartum families during pregnancy and childbirth. The conference seeks to enhance learning and communication among mental-health community-based providers, birthing professionals, and medical and mental health professionals.

Registration

  • Wednesday, April 21: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 22: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Friday, April 23: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Full list of speakers and agenda available on the conference website.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recognize disparities in perinatal care for women of various races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions, and socio-economic statuses and the relationship of those disparities to perinatal health, wellness, and mortality.
  • Develop awareness of unconscious biases that may influence the provision of care.
  • Identify screening and assessment tools for perinatal mental health disorders and substance abuse.
  • Discuss key health policies and issues related to perinatal care.
  • Describe mental health and wellness challenges related to teen pregnancy.
  • Identify resources for women recovering from birth trauma and/or perinatal loss.
  • Relate the importance of maternal attachment style to the development of the circle of security.

Target Audience

  • Primary: psychiatrists, pediatricians, OB/GYNs and family medicine practitioners
  • Secondary: patients and providers from other health care professionsOther health care professionals

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care; Interpersonal & Communication Skills; Professionalism; Medical Knowledge; Practice-based Learning & Improvement; Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide Patient-centered Care;Work w/Interdisciplinary Teams;Use Evidence-based Practice
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice; Interprofessional Communication; Roles & Responsibilities; Values & Ethics for Interprofessional Practice

Email Denice Richard for additional information.

Speaker Disclosures

Adriana Kohler, J.D.; Darlene Turner; Gail Gresham, MPH, IBCLC; Kristin Lasseter, M.D.; Melissa Bentley, LPC, PMH-C; Valerie Rios; Joyce James, LMSW-AP; Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., APRN, CPNP, IBCLC, FAAN,; Ellie Wheeler, DClinPsy,; Sunayanna Webber, IBCLC; Aphrica Farrow; Jeanette Madkins, Ph.D., ABPP, PLLC; Quevarra Moten, Ed.D.; Kimberly Sennett, R.N.,CNM, MSN; Nelda Frank, R.N.; Edwin Raffi, M.D., MPH; Jennie Joseph; Bina Bird, LMFT-S, PMH-C; Dan Singley, Ph.D.; Nichelle Haynes, D.O.; Teresa Lanza di Scalea, M.D., Ph.D.; Nicole Scott, M.D.; Jenna Brown; Mayra Hernandez, LCSW, SEP; Angela Jensen-Ramirez, LCSW; Mary Grimberg, P.T., DPT, OCS; and Alicia (Buchanana) Beatrice, LCSW-S, LCDC; speakers for this educational activity, do not have relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

D. Jeffery Newport, M.D., M.S., M.div., speaker for this educational activity receives grants/research support from Eli Lilly, Glaxo SmithKline (GSK), Janssen, Sage Therapeutics, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. He received honorariums from GSK, Jansen, Sage Therapeutics and is on the speaker’s bureau of AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, GSK, Pfizer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Planner Disclosures

Emily Vinas, Ed.D.; Denice Richard; Elizabeth Nowicki, ACSW, LCSW; Elaine Cavazos, LCSW-S, PMH-C; Lisa Costa, R.N.; Breanna Tuck; Larla Brown; Adriana Kohler, J.D.; Michele A. Rountree; Beth Thomas; Darlene Turner; Elizabeth Polinard, Ph.D., R.N.; Erin Fassnacht, LCSW; Gail Gresham, MPH, IBCLC; Kristin Lasseter, M.D.; Lacey Fisher; and Melissa Bentley, LPC, PMH-C; planners for this educational activity, do not have relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, Groundwater Analysis of Structural Racism: Considerations in Work with Perinatal Populations, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 4.50 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The presentation, Building a Movement to Birth a More Just and Loving World, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1.50 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The presentation, Create Affirming Space & Meet the Needs of Queer & Trans Individuals in Reproductive Health Spaces, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1.50 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The presentation, Black Mamas Community Clinic: Black Women & Mental Health Part 1, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1.50 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The presentation, Black Mamas Community Collective: Black Women & Mental Health Part 2, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1.50 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The presentation, Unspoken Layers: The Role of Antiracist Practices in Exploring Perinatal Anger with BIPOC, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The presentation, Black Mamas Community Collective: Expanding Mental Health Supports to Black Mothers, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Accreditation Statement: University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing Outcome Statement: At the conclusion of this learning activity, registered nurses will self-report desire to change practice as a result of knowledge gains in maternal health and wellbeing over the childbearing spectrum, centering around the health and wellbeing of women who are pregnant and through the first-year postpartum, including gaps in services, systems and resources and unique needs such as underserved populations, pregnancy loss, mental illness, and substance use disorder.

Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must sign in, attend the entire activity (session), and complete and submit the evaluation form. Once successful completion has been verified, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for up to a maximum of 13.5 contact hours.