SAS (1) Perinatal Psychiatry Masterclasses

Welcome to your SAS Psychiatrists Perinatal Psychiatry Masterclasses (Group 1).

Your ten masterclass dates: 

  • Thursday 10 September 2020 
  • Friday 2 October 2020 
  • Monday 9 November 2020 
  • Tuesday 10 November 2020   
  • Thursday 10 December 2020  
  • Friday 8 January 2021 
  • Monday 1 February 2021  
  • Tuesday 2 February 2021  
  • Thursday 18 March 2021 
  • Friday 23 April 2021  


Slides and Case Studies 

Copies of the PowerPoint presentations/case studies will be made available here to view by kind permission of the presenters.

All presentations remain the intellectual property of the author and it is strictly prohibited to copy, distribute or reproduce any information, images or data included in these presentations without prior written consent of the author. If a presentation is not listed, it is because we have not received permission from the author. This page will be updated if further presentations are received.

Slides - The Perinatal Frame of Mind (Liz McDonald)

For Thursday 18 March

For Friday 23 April

Useful links

Resources for women with SMI planning pregnancies


How to join a masterclass session

 Sessions take place online via Zoom. To take part you will need: 

  • Access to a reliable internet connection
  • A PC, laptop, tablet or phone
  • Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser or Zoom installed on your PC, laptop, tablet or phone
  • You do not need to have a Zoom account - some users may experience difficulty joining Zoom meetings due to security settings. If this is the case, we suggest you select the option to join via a web browser, rather than the Zoom app
  • A joining link and instructions will be emailed to you in advance of each session

Read more about using Zoom

During the session

  • You will view the speakers as they present and any accompanying slides/videos
  • You will need to share your camera and microphone during the course
  • There may also be breakout or smaller discussion groups
  • You can ask questions using the Q&A function located on the right-hand side of your screen
  • You can raise your hand, using the ‘raise hand’ function - if you are selected by the speaker to ask your question, remember to 'unmute' yourself
  • If you lose connection during the session, refresh your screen or try closing your web browser and clicking the joining link again

Contact the team: email Catherine Ayres and Emma George at