Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychopharmacology Training - ZOOM WEBINAR (Originally Peoria, IL)

04/24/2020 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM CT


  • $200.00  -  Advanced Training Registration Fee
  • $100.00  -  Student Registration Fee


East Peoria, IL 61611
United States of America
Room Number: link will be sent via email


PSI's Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychopharmacology Training, provided by perinatal psychiatric experts, is an evidence-based training on psychiatric prescribing during pregnancy and lactation. It is designed for psychiatric prescribers who have previously completed at least fourteen hours of perinatal mental health training. This advanced training combines expert presentation with case studies, group discussion, and practical examples. It is an interactive, case-based advanced seminar, covering differential diagnosis, medication challenges, and your questions. This course is an approved prerequisite for the perinatal mental health certification in the psychopharmacology specialty. Registration includes training binder and continuing education credits.


***Notice: PSI will present this training event virtually via Zoom webinar.  Information on this page about location and lodging is no longer applicable.  Instructions for joining the training event will be sent within a week of the training date.

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Faculty: Laura Miller, MD; Rebecca Christophersen, NP

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Describe approaches to common challenges of psychiatric prescribing for perinatal mental illness.
2. Describe decisions related to appropriate dosage during pregnancy and lactation.
3. Describe expert recommendations related to specific case examples.
4. Identify resources for evidence-based data about medication during pregnancy and lactation.

Agenda: Download the training agenda here.

Registration Deadline: April 15, 2020.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel before April 16, 2020, you will get a full refund minus a $50.00 processing fee. If you cancel April 16, 2020 or later, you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee minus a $50.00 processing fee. Fees can be transferred to future events, and substitutions are accepted.

Accomodation: If you would like accommodation for a disability, please contact Orrin Banta at

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Continuing Education Credit:

Physician CMEs:  This Live activity, Perinatal Psychopharmacology Advanced Course, from 08/01/2019 to 08/01/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  AMA/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.  These CMEs can be applied by Nurse Midwives and Advanced-practice Nurses.

Psychologists: Postpartum Support International (PSI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Postpartum Support International (PSI) maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  Up to 6 hours of credit available.

Counselors: Postpartum Support International has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6765. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Postpartum Support International is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.  Up to 6 hours of credit available.

Occupational Therapists: PSI is an approved provider of CEUs by American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #11342. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.

Additional Information: The fee for continuing education certification is included in the registration fee.  Continuing education certificates will be emailed approximately three weeks after the training event.  Candidates for continuing education certification must document their time at the event by signing in and out for the event.  There are no activities (other than lunch and breaks) within the course that are not offered for continuing education credit.  Any grievances should be addressed with staff persons onsite at the event.  Alternatively, grievances may be addressed to Wendy Davis, Executive Director of PSI, by calling (800) 944-4773 or by email at

Lodging Information:

A limited number of rooms are available at the Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center for a disounted rate of $134 per night.  To make reservations please use this reservation link.  To ensure you get the lowest rates, please make your reservations prior to Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

Self-parking for hotel guests is complimentary.

More Information:

If you would like more information about this training event, please contact Orrin Banta at or (530) 353-3249.

PSI's Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care Training: PSI's Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care training is available the two days prior to the advanced training.  The registration fee is $375.  If you want to register for the two-day Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care event, click on the "Register For Another Event" button on the registration summary page.