This course is designed for those that care for, support or work with pregnant individuals and want to learn about prebirth emotional trauma. This course will cover physical, mental, and environmental conditions that can lead to prebirth emotional trauma and impact pregnancy and labor.
This course also includes skills and techniques that you can implement in supporting pregnant individuals as they navigate through emotional trauma. Upon completion of this course you will receive 8 continuing education credits.
There are six comprehensive sections in this course which include reading, videos, or podcasts, along with section assignments, and a final course written project.
Here are topics that are covered in this Prebirth Emotional Trauma Certification Course:
What is Emotional Trauma?
What's Going on in a Traumatized Brain
Forms of Emotional Trauma & Trigger Language
Childhood Trauma and impact on Adulthood
Little 't' and BIG 'T' Trauma
Emotional Trauma and Pregnant Person's Risk
Pregnancy and Mental Health
Effects of Pregnancy on Mental Health
Maternal Stress and Fetal Programming
Gender Identity and Pregnancy
Shame, Guilt and Embarrassment
Mood Disorders & the impact on pregnancy
Anxiety Disorders & the impact on pregnancy
OCD & the impact on pregnancy
Behavioral Disorders & the impact on pregnancy
Depression & the impact on pregnancy
Bipolar & the impact on pregnancy
Personality Disorders & the impact on pregnancy
Psychotic Disorders & the impact on pregnancy
PTSD and CPTSD & the impact on pregnancy
Suicidal and Pregnancy
Self-harm and Pregnancy
Eating Disorders and Pregnancy
Substance Abuse and Pregnancy
STI's/STD's, HIV, AIDS, and Pregnancy
Domestic Violence and Pregnancy
Homeless and Pregnant
Experiencing Grief during Pregnancy
Human Trafficking and impact on Pregnancy
Sexual Assault-Rape and Pregnancy
Abortion, Future Pregnancy & Emotional Impact
Techniques & Skills to support the Birthing Person
Self-care for the Professional Birth Worker
There will be simple written lecture assignments and a final course project answering scenario based questions.