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Working Together to Support the Mental Health of Families with Pre-term Babies
Join an interdisciplinary panel as they discuss how to support a family's mental health needs following the premature birth of a child.

Learning Outcomes

Through an exploration of Bronwyn’s experience, watch this webinar to be better able to:

  • identify the risks for perinatal mental health particularly for mothers with pre-term babies
  • recognise the core principles of and pathways to effective treatment and management of perinatal mental health issues, particularly for mothers with pre-term babies
  • understand the challenges to and opportunities for providing collaborative care to families experiencing perinatal mental health issues.



Panel List

The panel comprises

  • Dr Carol Newnham (Vic-based psychologist)
  • Dr Caroline Zanetti (WA-based psychiatrist)
  • Ms Nina Grillo (Vic-based social worker)
  • Ms Belinda Horton (Vic- based occupational therapist).

The webinar is facilitated by Dr Michael Murray (Qld-based GP).

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This webinar was produced in November 2014. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission. Accordingly, MHPN and its employees and agents shall have no liability (including without limitation liability by reason of negligence) to any users of the information contained in any MHPN webinar for any loss or damage (consequential or otherwise) cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information contained in MHPN webinars and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation of the information.