Maternal Behavioral Health Conference

Lifespan Health
Public Health

What would you like to do?

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What you need to know

​​​​​​​POSTPONED - Event Will Be Rescheduled for 2021.

Registration Now Open - Current Practices of Maternal Behavioral Health - April 7, 2020 - Embassy Suites, Lincoln, Nebraska



Substance Abuse and its Effect on Pregnancy and Infants; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Maternal Stress During Pregnancy; Identifying the Need for Inpatient Psych Consult; Racism in Health Care; Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's), Preventing Preterm Delivery and Related Outcomes, and Community Support for Families Roundtable.

Notable Speakers

Ira J. Chasnoff, MD. Back by popular demand! As one of the nation's leading researchers in the field of child development and the effects of maternal alcohol and drug use, Dr. Chasnoff is a compelling speaker who weaves personal stories with evidence-based practices. Dr. Chasnoff is president of NTI Upstream and a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine in Chicago and is an award-winning author and researcher.
C. Neill Epperson, MD, is internationally recognized for her unique clinical expertise in women's reproductive behavioral health across the lifespan. Dr. Epperson is the Robert Freedman Endowed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine.
Hakima Tafunzi Payne, MSN, RN is the Executive Director of Uzazi Village in Kansas City. Uzazi Village is a nonprofit devoted to centering Black and Brown families in maternal and infant health. By utilizing innovative care models such as Perinatal Sister Doulas and peer to peer education, Ms. Tafunzi Payne strives to improve birth outcomes for women of color.



Embassy Suites - Reservation Deadline: March 16th


Event Sponsors

Nebraska Total Care Logo 

UNMC Psychiatry 

Wellcare of Nebraska 

Sanata Monica House 

United Health Care Logo 

Sage Therapeutics Logo 

Continuing Education Statement

This activity has been submitted to Texas Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Texas Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

This program also meets the criteria for an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and social work based on criteria outlined by the Board of Examiners in Mental Health Practice. You must attend all sessions and complete the evaluation form in order to receive contact hours.

For more information contact: Jackie Moline at (402) 471-0165 or