Membership:

PPSM is an entirely volunteer-run organization that promotes awareness, education, and advocacy of perinatal mental health issues. Membership dues help fund new and ongoing projects that provide services to our community. We offer the following membership options so that you might support our efforts, and share your expertise! We also offer our professional members additional benefits, including free & low-cost continuing education opportunities, a Facebook consultation group, referrals for services, and more!

If you have questions about membership, please contact our Membership Director, Maureen Campion, directly. Thank you!


Membership Options:


General Membership:  Non-Professional ($20 Annual Fee)

This membership is for students, mothers, fathers, family members or friends of someone with a PMAD who would like to support our work. This amount is tax-deductible. This also includes any professionals who may work with perinatal clients, but do not meet the criteria for professional membership. You do not need to complete the application! Just send an email to Sarah Doll at sarah.a.doll@gmail.com, and let her know you are interested in General Membership. She will send you an invoice.


Professional Membership - Two options:

Professional members are Licensed Mental Health (can be under supervision- LGSW, LPC, LAMFT, etc.), Psychiatric, Integrative or Medical/Healthcare providers who work with those who are building their families, and experiencing difficulties, and have education in perinatal or reproductive mental health. 

Approved providers are:

  • Licensed Mental Health Professionals (LMFT, LP, LPC/LPCC, LICSW or under supervision- LGSW, LPC, LAMFT, etc.) and Psychiatric Professionals (MD, APRN, PA with advanced training in psychiatry) -- a minimum of 14 CE/CME hours + 2 years of clinical experience with perinatal patients. (Note: If you have your license/certification, but have not fulfilled the 2 years of clinical experience, you may apply at the provisional level, with agreement to consult with one of our listed providers).
  • Integrative (CAIM) providers with education about how to recognize/screen for perinatal mood/anxiety disorders, and wanting the community to be aware of that special training. Examples of integrative providers include doulas, acupuncturists, chiropractors, naturopathic doctors, etc. who work with new and expectant parents and babies -- a minimum of 4 CE/CME hours + 2 years of clinical experience with perinatal patients.
  • Medical/healthcare providers with education about how to recognize/screen for perinatal mood/anxiety disorders, and wanting the community to be aware of that special training. This is for those in fields like Obstetrics/Gynecology, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, etc. who work with new and expectant parents and babies -- a minimum of 6 CE/CME hours + 2 years of clinical experience with perinatal patients. (Note: If you are a prescriber, a part of your CME must be specific to prescribing to pregnant or lactating patients).

 

Member benefits + listing on Provider Resource List ($50 Annual Fee)

Complete the application if you meet the below requirements, and upon approval, you will receive an invoice for the membership dues.

You will receive all of the benefits below!

Please do not make a payment until approval has been made.




Listing on Provider Resource List only (FREE)



Complete the application if you meet the below requirements, and you will be approved for a free listing on our Provider Resource List. 

You can change to a paid membership, to receive the benefits below, at any time. 


Benefits of Provider & Clinic Resource Listing/Memberships
  • The PPSM Resource List is used by many OB-GYNs, Pediatricians, Midwives, Doulas, and other mental health providers within the Twin Cities area for treatment referrals. These referrals, and offer you the opportunity to market your practice in a very affordable way.
  • We will market your workshops and events on our social media pages- Facebook, Instagram & Twitter
  • The PPSM Support & Resource Helpline uses the Resource List to match callers with providers within their area and/or area of expertise.
  • The PPSM Resource List offers a direct link to your personal website to drive more traffic to your personal URL.
  • Participate in the Private PPSM Professionals Facebook group- a great way to get fast connection, questions answered, networking, referrals and consultation.
  • Quarterly free continuing education opportunities on a variety of topics, and opportunities to facilitate trainings for PPSM Members.
  • Community engagement opportunities, by signing up to volunteer at our table during professional and community events. Many offer free attendance for volunteers!

    Ready to apply?

Apply Here

 


    Mental Health Emergency?  
      Go to the nearest Emergency Room
           Call 911      NAMI MN Crisis Resources (click here).

    PPSM (PSI-MN) Mailing address:
    701 Washington Ave N
    Ste 111-167
    Minneapolis 55401


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