NEWS AND EVENTS
Seminar for Pediatricians and Gynocologists
Held November 2, 2018
Today in the conference room of the Emergency Medical Center, Olya Zaporozhets (head of the Open Doors Center, licensed psychological counselor, professor at Regent University, USA) and Oksana Syvak (doctor, director of the Open Doors Center) conducted a postpartum depression seminar.
The purpose of the event was to inform medical personnel about the importance of timely detection of postpartum depression symptoms in order to prevent its negative consequences. It was suggested that OBGYNs incorporate a screening into their practice, which would facilitate timely diagnosis of depression in women who gave birth and referral to a psychologist.
Among more than one hundred participants were attending, including gynecologists, pediatricians, psychologists. Participants' questions and positive responses to the seminar indicated the need for continuation of such educational activities and the establishment of cooperation between medical professionals and mental health professionals in order to improve the emotional and physical condition of young mothers.
Presentation of the Training Program
Held October 27, 2018
On October 27, the presentation of the joint Ukrainian-American post-graduate program "Psychological counseling and Trauma Therapy" (Regent University, USA and UETS, Ukraine) was held for mental health professionals who wish to develop and improve their professional skills. Olga Zaporozhets (Program Director and Head of the Open Doors Center, licensed psychological counselor, Regent University) and Joshua Kreimeyer (Professor Regis University, licensed family therapy counselor) presented to fifty students the conditions and benefits of studying in the program, as well as about standards for providing psychological assistance in the United States and their implementation in Ukraine.
Friday, Nov. 9, 16:30
Seminar "Conscious Paternity"
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