Welcome & Overview
Iterative Steps in a Comprehensive Program Model: Overview
|Description: Introduction and overview that looks at potential models and systems that could help identify women with perinatal depression and help them get access to treatment.
Perinatal Depression: Detection and ScreeningPresenter: Linda H. Chaudron, MD, MS
Panelists: Cynthia Logsdon, DNS, WHNP-BC, FAAN; Scott Turkin, MD; Joanne White, LSW
Description: An in-depth discussion on detection and screening in multiple primary care settings. This session covers barriers and unique challenges to screening as well as the practical solutions to help providers begin this process.
Screening for and Diagnosis of Perinatal DisordersPresenter: Katherine L. Wisner, MD, MS
Panelists: Laura Miller, MD; David Rizzo, LCSW; Dorothy Sit, MD
Description: This session covers data collected from an NIMH-funded screening study at Pittsburgh, focusing on the question: What kinds of diagnoses do the women who screen positive have?
Overcoming Barriers to Treatment Engagement for Low Income PopulationsPresenter: Carol M. Anderson, PhD
Panelists: Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, PhD; Sapana R. Patel, PhD; Dorothy Sit, MD
Description: In this session, Carol Anderson, PhD discusses qualitative data from 2 NIMH projects: a community collaboration to promote engagement of low-income clients and a project engaging distressed mothers of disturbed children.
Iterative Steps in a Comprehensive Program Model: Treatment OverviewPresenter: Laura J. Miller, MD
Panelists: Carolyn Hughes, MSW, LSW; Holly Swartz, MD; Katherine Wisner, MD, MS
Description: This session explores which types of treatment and interventions for perinatal depression are effective and relatively accessible, factors the influence the accessibility of any particular intervention, systematic strategies to increase access to interventions, and strategies for disseminating interventions.
Symptom ImprovementPresenter: Jonathan Schaffir, MD
Panelists: Laura Miller, MD; Dorothy Sit, MD, MS; Katherine Wisner, MD, MS
Description: This session reviews the best ways to evaluate for symptom improvement (post-diagnosis and treatment) and identifying barriers to improvement.
Improved Outcomes for Perinatal DepressionPresenter: Sapana R. Patel, PhD
Panelists: Jennifer L. Barkin, MS, PhD; Mary McShea, MS; Brad Stein, MD, PhD
Description: This session discusses improved outcomes and how these can be fostered and supported at the provider, the patient, and organizational and system levels.
|Description: A final review of all 6 iterative steps, their components, and developing new perspectives.
The educational activity has been made available through the generous support provided by the Staunton Farm Foundation.