Perinatal Mental Health elearning Course


  • Develop your skills in caring for people with perinatal mental health issues.
  • Offers overview & more detailed learning resources.
  • Developed in partnership with UK’s top clinical specialists.


The Perinatal Mental Health elearning course provides high-quality, evidence-based elearning resources to healthcare professionals in the field of perinatal mental health. The sessions, available to healthcare professionals around the world, assume no specific prior knowledge of perinatal mental healthcare and can be accessed by anyone who has contact with those considering pregnancy, right up until their child is around one year old.

Written by the UK’s Top Clinical Specialists

  This online training has been developed in the UK by the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Institute of Health Visitors, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and Health Education England elearning for healthcare. This course meets the highest training standards and offers a world-class elearning experience.

Made to Fit Your Busy Life

  The engaging, interactive content, that’s delivered online, means you can study at home, in work or even on the move. Plus, the bitesize modules track your progress, so it’s possible to dip in and out of sessions, and allow you to access them in any order, as frequently as you need. Making this the perfect course to enhance your knowledge and skills even when you have a busy life.

How You will Benefit from this Course

  Two introductory sessions provide a broad overview of the topic and essential learning points for all health professionals. The two subsequent sessions focus on different stages of a mother’s journey – the pregnancy, birth and the first year of a child’s life.
  • Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health 1
  • Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health 2
  • Perinatal Mental Health in the Antenatal Period
  • Perinatal Mental Health in the Postnatal Period
All content in the Perinatal Mental Health elearning course is fully referenced. Offering you signposted learning resources for more advanced learning. Plus, the last 2 sessions offer more detailed advice, making them ideal for professional groups, such as, obstetricians, to further develop their knowledge, understanding and skills.