Recognizing Trauma & Respecting Those Giving Birth

A TWO-DAY ONLINE INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE

Thursday & Friday, NOVEMBER 14-15, 2019

Co-Sponsored by Praeclarus Press & the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University

Learn with experts in the field how to help your clients prevent, recognize, and heal the effects of birth trauma.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

 9:00am – 1:00pm PST.

"I knew That It Was Wrong": Moral Injury in Perinatal Care Providers

Kathy Kendall Tackett, PhD & Mora Oommen

 

Hidden Aspects of Trauma: Effects & Solutions for Healing

Phyllis Klaus, LMFT, LMSW

Sleep On It: The Impact of Perinatal Mood Disorders on Maternal & Infant Sleep

Leslie Butterfield, PhD

Roundtable Discussion with Day 1 Speakers

Moderated by Annie Kennedy, MA

Friday, November 15, 2019

9:00am – 1:00pm PST.

The Truth About Maternal Health in America

Timoria McQueen Saba, Maternal Health Advocate 

Confronting Weight Bias To Reduce Birth Trauma

Jen McLellan, CBE, Founder of Plus Size Birth

Can Respectful Maternity Care Save & Improve Lives?

Penny Simkin, PT, CD(DONA) & Christine Morton, PhD

Roundtable Discussion with Day 2 Speakers

Moderated by Annie Kennedy, MA

Scholarships

A limited number of reduced price registrations are available to support professionals who come from and work within low income or underserved ethnic, cultural and geographic childbearing communities. 

Click here to apply by Friday, January 22, 2019.  Your application for a scholarship will be reviewed and awarded by Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

Previous Online Conference Recordings

Available for purchase!

Traumatic Birth Basics

PATTCh invites you to listen to our two-day online conference for birth and mental health professionals that will help you effectively support mothers who have experienced traumatic birth. This seminar will provide the tools you need to identify possible traumatic birth and start women and their partners on the road to healing. The final session is Q&A and discussion, where you can ask questions of conference speakers.

Beyond the Basics

PATTCh invites you to a two-day online conference for birth and mental health professionals that will help you effectively address the impact of traumatic birth on caregivers, mothers and their loved ones. This seminar goes beyond the basics of traumatic birth experiences, to share current research and explore the many impacts of traumatic birth. Our panel of experts will address vicarious trauma experienced by professionals and birth partners. We will also share emerging research on birth trauma from the lens of race and special needs, offering ways to heal and help others heal from a traumatic birth experience. The final session is Q&A and discussion, where you can ask questions of conference speakers.