Perinatal Mental Health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women: Psychosocial assessment and care using the Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale

CPD: 2 Hours

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About this eLearning activity

The Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale (KMMS) has been developed for use with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. This module details how to perform a routine psychosocial assessment using the KMMS and discusses referral pathways based on assessment outcomes.

This module is provided free of charge, courtesy of the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services and AMSED 24/7.

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Acknowledgement and thanks

There have been many people and organisations who have generously contributed their time and expertise to the development of the Kimberley Mum’s Mood Scale (KMMS). We especially acknowledged and thank the following:

The many Aboriginal women from across the Kimberley who participated

The midwives, child health nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers, GPs, and other health staff across the region

The Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services including its member services

The Western Australian Country Health Service (particularly staff of the Kimberley Population Health Unit)

Apunipima Cape York Health Council

Mawarnkarra Health Service

Gove Hospital

The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia – University of Western Australia.

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