E tūtaki ana ngā kapua o te rangi, kei runga, kei runga te Mangoroa e kōpae pū ana | The clouds in the sky close over, but above them spreads the milky way

PADA Seminars; providing education, training and networking to the perinatal workforce.

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We are excited to bring you our 2021 PADA Seminar Series in Ōtautahi | Christchurch on 3 Pīpiri June 2021, at Burnside Bowling Club, 330 Avonhead Road, Ōtautahi Christchurch,.

We have an exciting list of presenters lined up to bring tools, understanding and knowledge into your work with helping families in the perinatal period.

These seminars provide professional development for those supporting families affected by mental illness related to pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. When participants leave each seminar, they will better understand how these topics impact families, and strengthen their knowledge and skills to help improve perinatal outcomes.

These seminars are of particular value to: Midwives, Social Workers, Psychologists, Nurses, GPs, Family Community Support Workers, Psychotherapists, Childbirth Educators, HR Professionals, Counsellors, Mental Health Clinicians, Early Childhood Educators, to list a few.


~ Cara Meredith – Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust – Indigenous approach to Maternal Mental Health

~ Liora Noy – PADA – Supporting Mums with Breastfeeding and PND

~ Esther Calje – Liggins Institute/University of Auckland – Link Between Postpartum Anaemia and PND

~ Wonita Woolhouse – Psychotherapist Supporting a Mum with past trauma of Sexual Abuse

~ Erin Manning – Perinatal Wellbeing Canterbury – A Mum’s journey

Registration Options

Non Member – $125
PADA Member/Full time students – $100

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Become a member of PADA to support our mahi and receive reduced rates to our 2021 PADA Seminar Series as well as a host of other benefits! See our membership page for more details.

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