Maternal Depression Professional Training Opportunity

Medical Providers, Mental Health Clinicians, Social Service Providers, Community Leaders and Mothers and Family Advocates with lived experience are invited to attend this FREE TRAINING   Hosted by Cape Cod Child Development on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM   At the MSPCC Hyannis 
206 Breeds Hill RD 
Hyannis, MA 02601 Promoting Maternal and Infant Mental Health: MotherWoman Community-Based Perinatal Support Model   For More Information and to Register Click here GAIN AN UNDERSTANDING OF PERINATAL DEPRESSION: Risk factors and spectrum of symptoms associated with perinatal depression and other perinatal emotional complications like anxiety, OCD, PTSD and psychosis Impact Continue reading

Bolstering Resilience in Veterans and GLBT Youth

On September 15, 2014, Dr. Donald Meichenbaum will hold a daylong workshop for Cape & Islands clinicians, social workers, and service providers. 7 CEU’s for LMHC’s and SW’s are available for attendees. Returning veterans and GLBT youth are at high risk for developing psychiatric disorders and adjustment problems, as well as for violence toward others and themselves. This workshop will explore the challenges faced by each group and the long-range impact of exposure to traumatic and victimizing experiences. The major focus will be on ways to bolster resilience in these groups. Specific ways to assess for risks and nurture protective factors will be Continue reading