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Hands On Webinar: Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects of Pregnancy in People with Diabetes
Hands On: Tips to Improve Diabetes Care (Member Exclusive)
Recorded Webinar

In this webinar, speakers will discuss personal and professional perspectives on addressing, treating, and supporting psychosocial aspects of pregnancy and reproductive planning. Presenters will share five actionable tips for supporting professionals and the people you see before the webinar concludes with a live Q&A session.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the pivotal role of health care professionals in providing support, interventions, and coping strategies for pregnant people with diabetes.
  • Recall the importance of integrative care approaches that encompass physical health, mental health, and social support to optimize the mother’s and baby’s well-being.
  • Recognize the role of psychologic therapies during the perinatal period.
  • Examine key behavioral strategies to facilitate mental and behavioral health during reproductive planning.

Jessica Kichler, CDCES, PhD, CPsych
Associate Professor, Clinical and Health Pyschologist, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
University of Windsor
Ontario, Canada 



Jennifer Marshall, PhD 
Licensed Clinical Psychologist 
Private Practice
Laguna Beach & Newport Beach, CA

Deborah Da Costa, PhD 

Associate Professor & Health Psychologist
McGill University
Quebec, Canada

Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 ACPE Credit
1 ANCC Credit
1 AAPA Credit
1 CDR Credit
1 APA Credit
1 ASWB Credit
1 COP Credit
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