In this 4-hour course, you’ll learn how to assess and refer for:
Upon completion you will have a greater understanding of culturally humble client care, and more confidence handling perinatal mental health challenges in your practice.
Mental Health First Aid for the Perinatal Care Provider (4 R-CERPs + 4 CEUs + 4 CPEUs)
I think all IBCLCs should listen to this course to enhance their understanding of how generational trama and the health care system impact mental health and how we as lactation specialists can stop this cycle and truly help our clients heal.Breanne Booren
This course is a level up for lactation professionals. Often times we are the first to see and assess the well being of birthing parents. We see them before their 6 week follow up. As a result we are able to identify the ball before it starts rolling and before little issues become bigger issues. This training gives us the tools to properly assess birthing parents and give them the referrals they need to transition into parenthood.Chanelle Andrews, IBCLC
This course for exceeded my expectations. Kristen did such an amazing job with providing very specific signs to look for, best techniques tools and timing for screening and a multitude of resources. This is so well worth any provider’s time.Sharon Curtin-Bottomley RN, IBCLC, LCCE
Kristin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (since 2003) and IBCLC (since 2010) in private practice in central NJ, as well as a LLL Leader (since 2008). Her practice specialties are low supply, maternal and infant mental health, and the intersection of ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender in the care of the new family. She has spoken on various lactation and mental health topics at LC in PP, the Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Association Conference, and for LLL of the Garden State, and is active in several online lactation communities.
She is the mother of two boys who nursed full term despite maternal IGT, and who are now 14 and 11. In her spare time, she attends adult Harry Potter conferences, where she speaks (and is writing a book on) sorting and parenting. She is an anti racist and LGBT+ activist, and a Gryffindor.
Kristin also teaches: