The University of Iowa

Train-The-Trainer: Maternal Depression Screening

Maternal depression affects approximately one in six women. Systematic screening increases the detection of maternal depression and is an important first step in getting women to treatment. The Train the Trainer: Maternal Depression Screening program disseminated a novel approach to perinatal depression screening. the screeners were trained and then the three experts trained representatives from health care agencies, who in turn trained their staff and implemented depression screening at their home agencies.   
College of Nursing