About STEP-PPD Creators



STEP-PPD is a comprehensive training course designed to increase primary care providers’ understanding of PPD and support them in caring for women with PPD. This online course features three modules covering the following topics:

Understanding PPD

                    Basic introduction to the topic of PPD
                    PPD symptoms
                    Risk factors
                    Consequences of PPD when left untreated

Assessing PPD

                    Suggested screening protocols
                    How and when to conduct assessments for PPD
                    Referral and consultation

Treating PPD

                    Engaging women in the treatment process
                    Determining which treatment(s) to use

To access the course, click on the “Online Course” tab. Instructions for navigating the modules are included on the landing page of the course.

There are also several options for in-person trainings for those interested in bringing this information to their classroom or clinic. Visit the Request a Training page for more information.


Questions and Comments

Please address questions to: STEP-PPD Administrator