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Closing the Gap - Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mental Health

Join us to learn about the prevalence of maternal health disorders and the gap that exist in diagnosis and treatment.

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Closing the Gap - Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mental Health
Closing the Gap - Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mental Health

Time & Location

May 12, 2023, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Bethpage, 510 Grumman Rd W, Bethpage, NY 11714, USA

About the Event

 Participants will:

· learn about the prevalence of maternal mental health disorders and the gaps that exist in diagnosis & treatment.

· Learn what health equity means and what the health equity initiatives are in Nassau County.

· Understand how to approach mental health care from a trauma informed care lens.

· Understand how to introduce trauma informed care in your workspace.

· Learn about resources available in Nassau County, Legislative Updates, and the Postpartum Resource Center of New York's "Take Care Of You Plan".

· How to access maternal health consultation services available through the NYS Office of Mental Health Project Teach.

 · Hear a personal story of how VNS Health- Nurse Family Partnership made an impact on a new mothers experience. 

** This Content has been approved for 3 Contact Hours of continiuing education for NYS licenced social workers, mental health counselors and psychologists. 

*** CASAC approved.

Presenters:

Carolyn McCummings, MPH, PHD

Director of the Office of Health Equity

Pauline Walfisch, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Adelmis Grano de Oro, BSN, CLC, RN

VNS Health- Nurse Family Partnership

Fredyla Urena, MSN, FNP, RN

VNS Health- Nurse Family Partnership

Joy Williams

Vice Chair Nassau County Perinatal Services Network

Sonia Murdock, PMH-C

Executive Director of Postpartum Resource Center of New York

Kristina M. Deligiannidis, M.D.

Director, Women's Behavioral Health, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health

***Licensed in another state as a Social worker/Mental health counselor/Psychologist?

Many states will accept NYS Approved Contact Hours if the workshop has an approved status. However, we also recommend checking your specific state rules and regulations.

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