Level 3 Award in perinatal mental health

A stand alone course in perinatal mental health. This perinatal mental health training is suitable for anyone working with pregnant and new mothers and their families.
Mental illness is estimated to affect 1 in 4 new mums and other parents. It is a leading cause of death in the perinatal period (conception until 1 years old). Our organisation was set up following our founders own experience of perinatal mental illness in order to provide a more holistic approach to support. This perinatal mental health training is following 16 years experience to help others better support new and expectant parents.

There are discounted options and funded options for this training. Please get in touch for more information.
Suitable as a top up or cpd to other training. Accredited by CACHE.

Modules include;

  • What is mental health and what is trauma.
  • Different diagnoses and treatment options for perinatal mental illness
  • How to support women and their families
  • Self awareness and reflective practice.

How you will learn

The course will run, currently, as a mixture of Microsoft teams and self study. You will also get a manual and handbook, plus other goodies, in the post. You will have 3 months to complete the course and will gain access to the materials a week before the course begins, with set Teams sessions as shown below. With access to our Microsoft Teams platform to be able to join other students/ professionals and our staff to get the most from your learning.

We also have a monthly, on off, CPD webinar of Supporting trauma in the perinatal period. Click here to see more.


Written and delivered by our experienced Doula and psychotherapist, with over 16 years working with families and with lived experience of perinatal mental illness.

Next dates:

  • Autumn 2022 – Wednesday 12th and 19th October 1pm – 3pm
  • Winter 2022