Maternal Depression Training
Registration and breakfast: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Maternal Depression is a commonly seen challenge for home visitors. This workshop will provide education about perinatal depression and anxiety including effective ways to screen for these conditions. We will also examine how to effectively communicate with clients and their families about obtaining help for maternal depression.
Dr. Muzik is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan conducting research and providing clinical care. She is a certified psychotherapist in Psychoanalytic Therapy through the Vienna Psychoanalytic Institute, a certified mother-infant psychotherapist through the University of Michigan Infant Mental Health Certificate Program, and a research fellow with the International Psychoanalytic Association. Clinically she focuses on work with mothers suffering from anxiety, trauma and depression during pregnancy and postpartum, and their infants or young children. Her research focuses similarly on the study of stress, trauma and mental illness in the context of childbearing, and its influence on the developing mother-infant relationship.