This course provides a general overview of mental health during pregnancy. Learn warning signs of depression and what professionals can do to help.
Course created on September 14, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to list emergent feelings during pregnancy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three depression warning signs.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two ways to support mental health during pregnancy.
|5-10 Minutes||Changes Due to Pregnancy|
|10-15 Minutes||Acknowledge and Validate Feelings|
|15-20 Minutes||Maternal-Fetal Attachment|
|20-30 Minutes||Warning Signs of Depression|
|30-40 Minutes||Postpartum Depression and Impacts on Child Development|
|40-45 Minutes||What You Can Do To Help|
|45-50 Minutes||How Mental Health Issues Related to Pregnancy Are Treated|
|50-55 Minutes||Self-Care for Professionals|
|55-60 Minutes||Closing Statement|
Executive Director, UCLA Early Head Start Program
Delia Vicente, MA is the Executive Director of the UCLA Early Head Start Program. Ms. Vicente has over 15 years of expertise in the area of home visiting. She has been involved in multiple committees targeting programming for domestic violence, father involvement, school readiness, parent engagement, home visiting data, and workforce development. Ms. Vicente developed an obesity prevention program called "Let's Play Outside Again" and other educational materials. She recently published her first children's book. Ms. Vicente has been a visiting professor at California State University Los Angeles and taught home visits under special topics in child development. Ms. Vicente has provided UCLA Pediatric Residents training on child development, screening, and developmental surveillance during their child development rotation. She is passionate about creating opportunities for children to succeed and training the next generation of leaders.
Patty Velasco has served the community as a marriage and family therapist for over 25 years, providing support to children and families from all walks of life. She has conducted many support groups including adolescent, marriage, domestic violence, and sexual offenders' groups. In addition, Patty has trained parents and interns, implementing the Protective Factors, to know how to build strong and healthy families.
She received BAs in Psychology and Chicano Studies from California State University Northridge. While attending Fuller Theological Seminary, she earned an MS in Family Therapy as well as an MA in Theology. Patty and her husband of 23 years have been pastors in the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valley for as long as they have been married. They have three teenage children and one dog.
Financial disclosures: Patty Velasco received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Patty Velasco has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by continued Social Work.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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