Courses and programs

Emotional health of mothers & children


This module further explores the emotional and social wellbeing of women and their families during pregnancy and early childhood. The module examines the physiological, emotional and environmental factors that impact on maternal wellbeing and child development. The use of psychosocial screening tools to assess the emotional health of women are described, and relevant actions to support and refer women and children with risk factors are identified. The importance of primary health care practice and the relevance to families with complex needs is highlighted in relation to professional practice.

Accessing this module:

This is one of four modules within the ‘Learning Path – Strengthening Foundations’, that supports the development of health professionals working with Aboriginal clients and communities.

To access the learning path:

  1. Log in to My Health Learning.
  2. In the Catalogue field in the top left corner select Search and then type 'Strengthening Foundations.' Click the Search button.
  3. The search results are displayed. Click 'Learning Path - Strengthening Foundations'.
  4. The course is displayed in a new screen. Scroll to the bottom of the screen to see the four modules. Select the Module you wish to undertake. Click the Play button to launch the module.