Maternal Mental Health Symposium 2019

Friday September 20, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM
Please join us for our 2nd annual Maternal Mental Health Symposium. All events are free and open to the public.
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Friday September 20, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:15 PM


Mountain View Campus (El Camino Hospital)

2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040
United States


Conference Rooms E, F & G


Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Registration opens at 8:00 AM. Program times will be available soon. A boxed lunch will be provided.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP532, for 6 contact hours.

El Camino Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

El Camino Health designates this learning activity for a maximum of 6.5AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you have any questions, please email

Discussion Topics:

  • Traumatic Childbirth: The Ever Widening Ripple Effect
    Presented by Cheryl Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN, University of Connecticut
    - Discussion on the risk factors for developing PTSD due to traumatic childbirth and the long-term impact of traumatic childbirth on women and their families.
  • I didn’t know I was having a baby – or did I? Pregnancy Denial and Neonaticide
    Presented by Diana Barnes, Psy.D., MFT, Center for Postpartum Health
    - Discussion of pregnancy denial and concealment.
  • Peer Panel Presentation
    - Women and their loved ones will discuss their experiences with perinatal mental health conditions.
  • Diversity-Informed Approaches to Perinatal and Infant Mental Health
    Presented by Gloria Castro, Psy.D., UCSF, Child Trauma Research Program and Elizabeth Lujan, Ph.D., UCSF, Infant-Parent Program
    - Reducing ethnic and racial barriers to care for maternal mental health.
  • New Kids on the Block; New treatment interventions in maternal mental health
    Presented by Nirmaljit Dhami, MD., Medical Director MOMS Program, El Camino Health
    - New medication and treatment interventions for women with perinatal mental health conditions.
  • Pregnancy as a Window to Mental Health. The Role of the OB GYN in Screening for Mental Health Disorders.
    Presented by Amanda Yeaton-Massey, MD, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

The Maternal Mental Health Symposium 2019 is funded through support from John and Donna Shoemaker.

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