Module 1: Foundations of Pre and Perinatal Psychology

Module 1: Foundations of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology

This module will inform the student about the roots of pre and perinatal psychology, the development of the discipline in the world and in the United States in particular. It will also detail general trends that inform the PPNE discipline and describe the work of early pioneers. General trends in the understanding of pre and perinatal psychology and its impact are detailed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define pre and perinatal psychology and name why it is important to human development.
  • Identify pioneers in the field.
  • Name trends that influenced the emergence of the field.
  • Understand APPPAH's position on abortion.

Includes papers from Jeane Rhodes, David Chamberlain, Thomas Verny, Myrna Martin, Kate White, and Sandy Morningstar.

This course qualifies for 4 CE's through NWBHC (additional purchase of $16 required for CEs)

This short course is included as Module 1 in our full PPNE Educator Certificate Course, students enrolled in the full course also have these benefits (not included in the short course):

  • qualify for 113 Continuing Education (CE) credits (with additional CE fee)
  • 1 year of APPPAH Premier Plus membership included in enrollment
  • receive guidance from a personal mentor
  • earn use of the PPNE credential upon graduating from the program

**You will have access to this course through December 31, 2021**


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