Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Psychosis: Understanding Risk Factors and Warning Signs
This training is designed for re-entry staff, mental health practitioners, law enforcement, educators, and attorneys that want to gain a greater understanding of postpartum depression, postpartum psychosis, and homicide as it relates to the criminal justice system. Mental health and legal aspects of each will be discussed. Participants will learn about the difference between postpartum depression and psychosis, as well as what leads some mothers to kill. Risk factors, warning signs, and case studies will be examined. Participants will review best screening practices, prevention, and intervention, as well as the impact these cases have on the family.
Presenters: Rachel Tiede and Ellen Longfellow
Rachel Tiede, MA is employed at Pathways Counseling Center as a Mental Health Practitioner. She is a member of the forensic team and trains other practitioners. Rachel has a Master’s degree in Education and is pursuing her second Master’s degree in Counseling from Adler Graduate School. Rachel has worked with numerous clients with mental health and substance use problems as well as cognitive impairments. She has also worked with clients with mental illness through pregnancy and with individuals suffering with postpartum depression.
Ellen Longfellow is an attorney with over 25 years of legal experience. She has assisted low income people in need of legal services through a variety of ways. She worked at free legal clinics in Ramsey and Hennepin Counties for the nonprofit organization Civil Society, Ramsey County Law Library, and Minnesota Legal Corps. Recently, she has also worked as an advocate for crime victims and elders at the Council on Crime and Justice and the ElderCare Rights Alliance.
Online Registrations will be given first priority.
Trainings are free to all current MCCA members.
If you are currently a MCCA member, please go to mnmcca.com to sign in and register for the training. If you are currently not a member, please sign-up at mnmcca.com for a membership, a training fee of $30 will be owed. This annual investment pays for one year of monthly trainings sessions and your membership to MCCA.
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