Objectives and competences

The Perinatal Mental Health Expert aims to review the basic concepts of mental pathologies specific to the perinatal stage (perinatal grief, traumatic birth, perinatal depression, attachment disorders,...) as well as the risks associated with the presence of previous mental pathologies, in order to acquire knowledge in their prevention or identification and know the necessary actions in each case. This training is aimed at health professionals who want specialized training in the clinical management of perinatal mental disorders based on scientific evidence and clinical practices.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateExpert diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
Mode of deliveryDistance
Credits15
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.800,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:30/10/2023
E-mailinfo@il3.ub.edu
Master's degree course homepage http://www.il3.ub.edu
ManagmentGarcia Esteve , Lluïsa
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences

Objectives

Train students to identify and evaluate the most frequent mental health problems in the perinatal stage, learn about the presentation, course and complications of specific perinatal mental disorders, and equip them with psychoeducational and therapeutic tools to initiate actions and interventions based on scientific evidence and clinical practices of value.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Professionals, with a university degree in health sciences, who have an interest in perinatal mental health.
- Professionals who work in the areas of maternal and child health or mental health and are interested in knowing and/or improving attention to the mental health of women in the field of pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and maternal behaviors of breastfeeding, attachment and parenting.
- Professionals in gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, obstetric-gynecological nursing (midwives) and pediatric nursing. Family medicine/ Health social work.
- Professionals in psychology, psychiatry or nursing specialist in mental health.
- Psychology, medicine or nursing students who lack 10% of the credits to obtain a university degree can apply and acceptance will be determined based on the curriculum vitae and motivation letter presented.
Academic requirements: English at level B2 (there may be compulsory texts and videos in this language)

Access requirements and conditions

Pre-enrolment

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught


Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Espanya
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage:http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:tardes entre setmana a partir de les 19:00.

For further enquiries


Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Espanya
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage:http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:de dilluns a divendres, de 9:00 a 19:00.