The Adult Mental Health & Perinatal Depression series offers family support professionals basic information about mental health disorders and provides an understanding of how trauma, abuse and violence affect a person’s mental health.

Part 1, Adult Mental Health, a 45-minute module, will give participants tools and strategies to recognize women and families at risk for mental health issues, develop a plan for referral, and provide ongoing support to families with mental health disorders.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify personal feelings and stigma about mental health disorders
  2. Identify types and prevalence of mental health disorders and co-occurring disorders
  3. Understand how trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences affect individuals’ mental health and impact parenting
  4. Recognize behaviors and symptoms in adults that may indicate a need for referral to a mental or behavioral health professional