Evidence-based, CE-accredited trainings for professionals

If you are a social worker, counselor, psychologist, midwife, lactation consultant, or other mental health professional currently practicing or just entering clinical practice, consider this training to help you update your knowledge base about Perinatal Loss and Grief. This will help you build your practice and push your career forward.

Continuing Education with Seleni

This activity is co-sponsored by Postpartum Support International and the Seleni Institute. Postpartum Support International is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Postpartum Support International maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

Seleni Psychology Counseling and Support, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0477.

Seleni Psychology Counseling and Support, PLLC has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6950. Seleni Psychology Counseling and Support is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Seleni Psychology Counseling and Support, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0095.

This activity is co-sponsored by Adelphi University School of Social Work and the Seleni Institute. Adelphi University School of Social Work is recognized by the NYS Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0068. Adelphi University School of Social Work maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

This activity is co-sponsored by Adelphi University School of Social Work and the Seleni Institute. Adelphi University is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0038. Adelphi University School of Social Work maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

This activity is co-sponsored by Adelphi University School of Social Work and the Seleni Institute. Adelphi University School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0032. Adelphi University School of Social Work maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This continuing education training can be utilized for DONA International recertification requirements and is approved for 8 CEUs for doulas.

Seleni’s MMHI Training Bundle is approved by Postpartum Support International as an alternate pre-requisite training in the 3-step Certification in Perinatal Mental Health.

Professionals who are not members of the above organizations or professions are often still eligible to earn the CE credits they need by training with Seleni. Most state licensure boards and many national professional organizations grant reciprocity for eligible training programs and we encourage professionals to check with your home state board and/or professional organization regarding its policies on reciprocity prior to enrollment.


Curriculum

  INTRODUCTION
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  SECTION 1: Overview of Perinatal Loss
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  SECTION 2: Overview of Maternal Preoccupation and Internal Representations Influenced by Perinatal Loss
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  SECTION 3: Defining Grief
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  SECTION 4: Attachment Theory
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  SECTION 5: Defining Complicated Grief & Distinguishing Normative Grief from Complicated Grief and Depression
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  SECTION 6: Clinical Interview and Treatment Planning
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  SECTION 7: Complicated Grief
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  SECTION 8: Expanding Our Focus
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  SECTION 9: Clinician's Use of Self
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  COMPREHENSIVE TEST (REQUIRED FOR COURSE COMPLETION AND CE CREDITS)
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  Post-course Evaluation
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Christiane Manzella, PhD
Lead Instructor & Senior Psychologist

Dr. Manzella’s focus at Seleni is to provide clinical care and to provide training and supervision, especially around grief and bereavement, her specialty. She is an empathic clinician, helping women, men, and families navigate the complex terrain of grief related to perinatal loss, manage the unique issues associated fertility challenges, and move through the challenges of recovering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Manzella is also an expert on the relationship between loss and trauma. She continues to use and teach mindfulness-based clinical interventions, including those she developed through her research and teaching as an international consultant on managing loss and trauma.

Dr. Manzella earned both her master's degree in clinical psychology and doctorate in counseling psychology from New York University.