Support and Training to Enhance Primary Care for Postpartum Depression


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STEP-PPD is a comprehensive training course designed to increase primary care providers’ understanding of PPD and support them in caring for women with PPD. This online course features three modules covering the following topics:

  • Basic introduction to the topic of PPD
  • PPD symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Consequences of PPD when left untreated
  • Suggested screening protocols
  • How and when to conduct assessments for PPD
  • Referral and consultation
  • Engaging women in the treatment process
  • Determining which treatment(s) to use
  • Follow-up

To access the course, click on the "Online Course" menu option. Instructions for navigating the modules are included on the landing page of the course.