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Clinical Resources for Caregiver Depression

Wednesday, May 28 at 12:00 PM
Des Moines University, Munroe 102, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

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Lunch & Learn is sponsored by Project LAUNCH


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You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University (DMU). Bring your own lunch if attending at DMU.


Join Dr. Robin Kopelman, as she discusses the impact of caregiver depression on young children’s mental health. Information will be shared on identifying depression, prevalence, barriers to detection and treatment, importance of screening and assessment, options for treatment and available community resources. Opportunity for Q&A will follow presentation.

Target Audience

This presentation is for OB/GYN, family practice, and pediatric medical staff.


  1. Describe the prevalence of, risk factors for, and consequences of caregiver depression, as well as barriers to its detection and treatment.
  2. Describe options for screening for caregiver depression and use tools for screening, referral, and follow-up of caregiver mental health needs.
  3. Access and refer patients and colleagues to resources for education, consultation, and clinical services in the state of Iowa for perinatal and caregiver depression.



Robin Kopelman, MD, MPH

Psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Women’s Wellness & Counseling Service at the University of Iowa, Department of Psychiatry

  • MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, iA
  • MPH, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA
  • Residency, Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA


Directions to Des Moines University

You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University.

Des Moines University
Munroe Building
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

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Tim Ramsey
Public Health Planner
Polk County Health Department
1907 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314

Continuing Education

ACCME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and IMS LogoPolicies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through joint sponsorship of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Polk County Health Department.  DMU is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live education activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) through the joint sponsorship of Des Moines University (DMU). DMU approves this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit.

IBON: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.8 continuing education contact hours. No partial credit awarded.  

Other: This live activity is designated for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Disclosure statement

The information provided at this  activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. DMU CME adheres to ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial sponsor relationships (if any) will be made known at the activity.

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