Women’s and Children’s Health Update: iCOPE screening



In this episode:



– The prevalence of mental health issues in the perinatal period
– The iCOPE digital screening tool for assessing risk factors for mental health vulnerability in the perinatal period
– The range of resources available to primary care clinicians to assist women and their families dealing with mental health issues in the perinatal period



Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW


Guest: Dr Nicole Highet, Founder and Executive Director, Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE); Advocate, National Perinatal Depression Initiative (NPDI)
Total time: 20 mins
Recommended Resources:
The COPE website: A one stop shop for expectant and new parents and health professionals around all things relating to emotional and mental health when having a baby
iCOPE Digital Screening: What it is, how it works and to enquire further
The e-COPE Directory: to register as a specialist perinatal mental health or support service or find a service for a patient
Find help on the e-COPE Directory
Ready to COPE: What it is and how it works
Patient Sign-up for the Ready to COPE Guide: for expectant and new parents to sign up for free information
Portal for health professionals looking for screening tools, guidelines, training and best practice information
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