By the end of the course participants will be more confident in and have considered:
the presentation and aetiology of mental disorders in the perinatal period and potential risks to the mother and her infant and/or others.
the impact of research, policy, case law, and practice issues when assessing women in perinatal period and considerations for managing risk.
the impact of mental disorder in the perinatal period on the mother, her infant, her relationship and wider family.
practice and ethical dilemmas facing AMHPs in undertaking their duties under the Mental Health Act.